The Catholic Parish of
Saint John Henry Newman

 Covering most of East Leeds

Diocesan & Other Notices

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Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 3rd - 9th July. For more details see poster and booking forms in the church porch.
details see poster and booking forms in the church porch.
LOURDES INFORMATION EVENTS: The Lourdes Planning Committee are holding the following informal events where you can find out more information about being part of the Lourdes Hospitality Team, all Drs, Nurses and Carers most welcome. St Urban's, Grove Road, Headingley, LS6 2AQ, 4th March, 7pm. Contact: Angela Harvey 07939262748 & Caroline Horner 07969316498 and St John Fisher & Thomas More, Burley in Wharfedale, Bradford Road, LS29 7PX, 15th March, 2pm. Contact:
Kim O'Connor 07947534989. (Pilgrimage date: 3- 9th July 2020).

Seeks to appoint an interim CEO. For more information contact Ray Lloyd, Chair of BCWCAT on 0113 2837104 or

The latest episode in our series of podcasts for the Year of the Word is now available online, on the Year of the Word section of the Diocesan website. Featuring statues of St Anne in Keighley, the podcast includes contributions by pupils of St Anne's Primary School and members of the Parish.

Led by Fr Dennis Cassidy. 5th or 7th March 2020. A quiet day of reflection during Lent. Offerings £32 (to include tea/coffee on arrival, a 2-course hot lunch and afternoon tea). To book a place please call the Administrator on 01943 607287 or email:

EU Settlement Scheme important information leaflet in church.

National Novena to St Joseph will take place from 10th - 18th March at St Joseph's Church in Maidenhead and Freshfield, Liverpool. See poster in church for more details.

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS APPEALS SERVICE is seeking volunteers to sit on school admission appeals panels for Catholic schools throughout the Leeds Diocese. Panel members are required to preside over appeals from parents for admission to their chosen school and to listen to the schools reason for refusing a place. Decisions are made by the panel within the guidance of the Schools Admissions Code. No experience is necessary as training will be given. Training will be held on Tuesday 10th March at 9.30 - 12.30pm at Hinsley Hall, Headingley Lane, Leeds. If you are interested please contact Emma Nicholson by email: for more information.

Year of the Word Speaker Series: Thursday 12th March Hinsley Hall at 7pm. The God Who Blesses the Earth Care for Creation as a Liturgical Act. Dr Margaret Barker Biblical Scholar. Author of ground-breaking studies on the Temple and origins of Christian liturgy, Dr Barker believes that viewing care for creation in "priestly" terms leads to a deeper flourishing between humans & environment.

Published Fri 16th Mar 2012 22:08:27
Last Modified on Fri 21st Feb 2020 21:39:16

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