General Election 2017 /

For the UK General Election on 8 June 2017, Caritas Social Action Network and CAFOD have prepared a briefing, to encourage public debate, and to offer examples of questions for prospective parliamentary candidates. To read the briefing, please click here

What Makes Good Community /

On 13th March Carol Hill (Director of Catholic Care) attended the parish of SS John Fisher and Thomas Moor in Burley-in-Wharfedale to present to Burley & Menston Churches Together as part of their programme of Lent Conversation focusing on what makes good community. Carol spoke about the history of the charity from its humble beginnings Read More

Cake Sale /

An amazing £101.90 was raised at a cake sale by the staff and pupils at St. Patrick’s Catholic Primary school in Huddersfield. The ‘Bake Off’ took place on Tuesday 14th February, with the money being donated to Catholic Care’s Gianna Project, which offers confidential one-to-one support and advice to women and girls during and beyond Read More

Trustees On Tour /

On Tuesday 7th February the Trustees continued with their visits to our homes and projects when Bishop Marcus and Sue Rix went “on tour”. Their first stop of the afternoon was Foundry Mill where staff, together with the tenants and some family members, gave Bishop Marcus and Sue a really warm welcome. Light refreshments were Read More

Canon Peter Maguire RIP /

Catholic Care’s trustees, staff, former colleagues, friends and those who had cared for and supported him gathered to give thanks for the life of Canon Maguire, firstly on the evening of Wednesday 11th January at St John the Baptist followed by his Funeral Mass at the Cathedral of St Anne on Thursday 12th January. The Read More

A Yellow Day of Remembrance /

Yellow Day – a special Celebration at Sacred Heart Primary School Ilkley for Ben and Ellie Ballard in memory of their Dad on his birthday. Children made cakes, wore his favourite colour yellow and made donations for the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund at the LGI. Katie Bear (Catholic Care social worker, Rachel Parker) the mascot Read More