Gianna: Baby Bank Plus Relaunched /

Catholic Cares Gianna Project opened its doors to families in need across the Diocese in 2011. Since then the demand has increased for both equipment and baby items and support for those facing complex challenges. On Tuesday 8th November colleagues, families and supporters celebrated the relaunch of the project with its new name ,Gianna Baby Read More

Daniel’s Story /

Daniel’s Story I (Daniel) live in Sutton-in-Craven, in one of Catholic Care’s supported living homes. I have a learning disability. I would like to share my experience of working in Oxfam in Skipton on a Tuesday afternoon as a volunteer, a member of the home’s staff go with me for support. I work on the Read More

60th Birthday Celebrations In Style /

Heather, who lives in one of Catholic Care’s homes for adults with a learning disability near Bradford, celebrated becoming 60 years of age in style by having a party at the Keighley Rugby Club on Friday 1st November. Heather was joined by her family some of which had travelled far to enjoy her evening. There Read More

Blackpool Trip 2019 /

A mini bus was hired and people from Catholic Care’s four homes for adults with a learning disability from the Bradford area enjoyed a day trip out to Blackpool at the end of October to see the lights. Even the rainy weather didn’t spoil anybody’s fun full packed day. First stop was of course “Fish Read More

We Will Remember Them /

On the 9th of November the residents from The House of Light, Catholic Care’s Residential Home for adults with a learning disability in Leeds, visited the Royal Armouries. The focus of their visit was to listen to an actor taking the part of a First World War soldier describing his experiences on the front line.  Read More

Refugee Response Wakefield /

Fr Simon Bradbury and the Parishioners of St Peter and St Paul, Wakefield, gave a very warm welcome to the Diocesan Refugee Support Group at their Refugee Response meeting on Tuesday 22 October. Well over 50 people attended and there were some very interesting and moving presentations. Carol Hill began with a presentation on Community Read More

Strike after strike! /

Catholic Care’s senior Young Carers Group had a fantastic day at the Hollywood Bowl complex to kick off half term week! The young people, who came from different parts of the Leeds Diocese, were very excited to see each other to catch up on news, relax and enjoy the fun! 20 young people played bowls Read More

Half Term Fun for Young Carers /

Catholic Care’s Junior Young Carers came together again this week to take part in holiday activities. The children aged between 6-10 had great fun at the ‘Rainbow Factory’ in Pudsey Leeds. They watched a spooky performance, did some dancing, played games and took part in a creative arts session. They enjoyed a buffet lunch followed Read More