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

Christmas Celebrations /

First Tuesday’s Friendship Group at Our Lady of Mount Carmel church in Silsden celebrated the coming of Christmas in fine style in December – not only with sherry and a lively Yorkshire version of “The 12 Days of Christmas”, but also with a surprise visit from Santa Claus who was on his way through! The Read More

Catholic Care Christmas Party 2018 /

Staff, volunteers, people we care for and support, Trustees and friends came together on the evening of the 24th November to celebrate the Catholic Care Christmas Party at the Met Hotel in Leeds. Guests, arriving in party dress, were welcomed into the beautifully decorated hotel with a Prosecco drinks reception and those attending felt an Read More

Making Memories /

Sandra from Dementia Friendly Keighley and Helen from Catholic Care’s Embrace project continue to visit Keighley’s schools talking about older people and making memories with them. Last week they did a joint dementia friends session with 16 children from St Joseph’s Primary School which included Mini Vinnie’s and School Council. It was a fun and Read More

Congratulations to Harrison Crescent /

On 15 November 2018 our Leeds Children’s Home was inspected by the Food & Hygiene Team to ensure the home had met the requirements of the food hygiene law. The inspection looked at: How hygienically the food is handled How food is documented and managed safely Congratulations to the Home who achieved a Food Hygiene Read More