St Winifred’s Christmas Party! /

Christmas arrived on Wednesday 11th December at St Winifred’s Church Hall in Bradford which hosts one of Catholic Care’s Community Groups for Older People. It started with a wonderful sing a long from Musical Maestro Mark Bolland – what a beautiful pianist. Our Christmas quiz this year was prepared by Sylvia Morgan which was followed Read More

Thursday/Friday Friends Christmas Party /

The final two Christmas parties for the Huddersfield Older People’s Community Groups were held at Our Lady of Lourdes in Huddersfield. We were joined by the children of Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School who, not only sang beautifully for us, but, also invited the group to the nativity play in school AND provided us Read More

Thank You Brownies /

A huge thanks you to the Morley Brownie Pack for their response to the Catholic Care Christmas Appeal. We received a warm welcome from the group who had collected and donated toys, chocolates, baby items and toiletries. We were able to distribute these kind donations to our families for Christmas. Thank you girls and Brownie Read More

Its 2020 – Oh no it isn’t – Oh yes it is! /

Trips to the pantomime ring in the New Year for our Young Carers Catholic Care’s senior Young Carers were reunited to enjoy their first gathering of the New Year. They enjoyed Wakefield Royal Theatre’s production of Jack and the Beanstalk. Later they relaxed and chatted over a pizza catching up on news and plans for Read More

Holiday Hunger Project /

At Catholic Care we run a Holiday Hunger Project. Evidence tells us that for those children who receive free school meals when the holidays come they and their families go hungry. There simply is not enough money to stretch to provide additional meals. At Christmas time we support these families through our Christmas Cracker Hampers. Read More

When a Child is Born – Christmas Appeal 2019 /

Happy Christmas and a huge thank you to all those who have given so generously to “When a Child is Born” Christmas Appeal for the Charity’s Gianna Baby Bank Plus project. We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of our supporters. With your help we can continue to support babies and their families across the Read More

Christmas Appeal 2019 – Collection Continues /

Young people from St Bede’s and St Joseph’s Bradford have been volunteering at our Gianna Baby Bank Plus this year. They have been helping us to manage our stock and sort out toys! We have really enjoyed having the young people working alongside us. Here they are again today this time with donations of food Read More


Mrs Pat Bastian / Whitford Remembered /

Stuart Hanlon, former Director of Catholic Care, writes: “ Readers, particularly in the Dewsbury and Huddersfield Deaneries, will have been saddened by the death of Mrs Pat Bastian / Whitford in February this year. During the 1970s and 90s, Pat was a most valued member of the Westhaven Committee – a residential home for girls Read More