Bags of Dignity! /

A huge thank you goes to the Parish Family of SS John Fisher and Thomas More Parish, Burley-in-Wharfedale, who had the novel idea of filling used handbags with toiletries, ladies products and men’s personal hygiene and shaving necessities for those in need. Six bags have been given to Sheila Pickles from St Monica’s Housing to Read More

Treasure Hunt Fundraiser /

Over the past few weeks we have been doing a fundraiser during the Older People’s Groups in Bradford and also at St Winefrides Christmas Fair. This was in the form of a treasure hunt! Under one square was hidden treasure of £100. Whether it was Lucky Lake or Fortune Mountain people chose their lucky square. Read More

Getting into the Festive Spirit /

On the last Saturday before Christmas, ADSA customers were treated to a special treat in their Huddersfield store! Declan & Siobhan Vink stopped off from their Christmas gigging schedule to do a couple of hours fundraising, for the Huddersfield Thursday/Friday Friends Lunch Groups. They sung festive songs and hymns as well as a few of Read More

Lunch at the Lion /

During the week before Christmas our Churches Together Group, ‘Lunch at The Lion’, met for their Christmas buffet at The Red Lion in Silsden. Co-hosted by Embrace and the local Anglican Vicar this group has been good fun right from the start and very welcomed by all who attended. One regular said “I just wanted Read More

Oh No it isn’t – Oh Yes it is!! /

A group of Catholic Care’s Young Carers enjoyed a festive Christmas trip to the Pantomime in December. There was lots of fun and laughter followed by a smashing meal out. These resilient young people certainly ended 2018 enjoying friendship and smiles! A special thanks to the donor who so wanted these incredible young people to Read More

St Williams Lunch Group /

November was an extremely busy month for the St Williams Lunch Group with lots of new visitors. It all started with our very own Eileen, who most of the parishioners know as “the lady in the backroom”. Well, Eileen came to tell us what she does “in the backroom”. Eileen spoke of the work that Read More

Catholic Care Christmas Appeal 2018 /

Christmas is renowned for being a busy time of year and this was certainly the case at Catholic Care the week before Christmas as our Christmas Appeal 2018 swung into full action. Cars had been arriving at the Charity’s head office the previous week jammed packed with food, toys and baby items for the Gianna Read More

Winter Wonderland /

Families supported by Catholic Care’s Gianna Project enjoyed a magical visit to a winter wonderland to see Father Christmas and his Elf helpers before Christmas! Children talked to Father Christmas telling him their wishes for the special day! We also had a birthday to celebrate which was made even more special with an amazing cake Read More