St Williams Lunch & Friendship Group /

This Tuesday was a big celebration for two very special people. Terry & Celia Gibson celebrated 65 blissful years of marriage! It was great to have the opportunity to share this special day with them. After lunch we had a piece of cake each whilst the happy couple celebrated with bucks fizz! Thanks to all Read More

Gianna visits Eureka /

The Gianna project has come a long way since it started in 2011. We are now moving towards our 500th referral. Many of the families supported by Gianna do not get the opportunity to meet other families and many do not get the chance to enjoy a day trip out! This summer, in conjunction with Read More

If You Go down To The Woods Today /

Parents, grandparents and children who attend the weekly Stay and Play at the Keighley Catholic Centre’s, enjoyed an end of term teddy bears picnic. They also celebrated a 3rd birthday with games, a party bear themed lunch and a small raffle. A day enjoyed by all, especially the bears!

Holiday Hunger Project /

Catholic Care’s School, Children and Family Wellbeing Service work closely with head teachers and staff in approximately 65 Catholic Schools across West Yorkshire. Many of the families who we support experience hardship and poverty. This is often exacerbated during school holidays when free school meals for children are not available. There are approximately 170 non-school Read More

Knowsley Safari Park /

On an unusually damp day this summer the residents from our residential home for adults with a learning disability in Leeds set out in their mini bus on their annual trip to Knowsley Safari Park. They saw so many amazing animals and a few favourites included lions, tigers, giraffes and buffalos. Then it was off Read More

A New Home for Asylum Seekers /

Thanks to donations and bequests, Catholic Care are very pleased to say that they have purchased a house which will provide a new home for 4 destitute asylum seekers in Leeds. The house is currently having some refurbishment work done on it to enhance its health and safety and to create private living spaces for Read More

Skipton – Gateway to the Dales /

Spurred on by the glorious summer weather the residents from the House of Light residential home boarded their mini bus for a day out in the countryside. The first stop was Skipton where everyone had a lovely walk along the canal and saw lots of houseboats. Refreshment was taken at the Fleece Pub to re-hydrate Read More

The Sky is No Limit /

Two of the lady residents from our residential home for adults with a learning disability in Leeds travelled to Bulgaria for their summer holidays this year. They enjoyed a fun filled holiday at Sunny Beach including lazy days on the beach and by the pool, a traditional Bulgarian evening with local food, dancing, singing and Read More

Yorkshire Day Celebrations /

The “First Tuesdays” group from Our Lady of Mount Carmel at Silsden, part of the Embrace project, held a very jolly Yorkshire themed celebration last week with a Yorkshire produce raffle, dialect based rhymes and poems and a special slideshow. They are very pleased with their outreach to the local community which reflects the caring Read More