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Below is a list of dates, just click on the date to download a copy of the bulletin as a pdf Document.

Appeal for The Peter Trust Spring 2019

May 19th

May 12th

Mass Times Change

More news can be found on the diocese of Leeds news website.

We have added a new page to the website Response to Refugees. This can be found by clicking Links in the top menu and then Response to Refugees. There is also a link on this page and the home page down the right hand side panel which IPhone and IPad users may find works better.


Below is a list of dates, just click on the date to download a copy of fr. Pat's homily for that week.

5th Sunday of Easter

4th Sunday of Easter

2nd Sunday of Easter

Maundy Thurday.

Easter Night.

Easter Day

5 Lent C - The Sinful Women

Pastoral Letter - Catholic Care Annual Appeal 2019

3 Lent C – Examples inviting Repentance

Homily: 2 Lent – Faith and Sight

Catholic Social Doctrine  - (1) Our Best Kept Secret

Racial Justice Sunday – St Martin de Porres

Fifth Sunday of Year C - A Culture of Vocation

Fourth Sunday of the Year C (2019) – Good News to the Poor

4th Sunday of Year C

Third Sunday of the Year C (2019) – Good News to the Poor

Peace Sunday 2019

Epiphany – Today’s Magic

Feast of the Holy Family - Year C

Christmas (2018) - A Christmas Miracle

4 Advent (C)- The value of each individual

Gaudete Sunday – Finding Joy

Peter Trust Appeal - Autumn 2018

Remembrance Sunday - The War to End All Wars

30th Year B – Kinds of Blindness


Homily 29B - suffering

Homily - Prisoners Sunday 2018 - Bringing Humanity and Hope

Homily - Sunday 28th Year B – The Risk of Riches

Homily for the re-launch of the Parish Live Simply Programme for 2018-2019


Job Vacancies

NEW PAID ROLES IN THE SAFEGUARDING OFFICE at Hinsley Hall for: Safeguarding Administrator – Maternity cover from July 2019, Full time/Temporary Assistant Administrator, 18 hours per week/permanent; Assistant Safeguarding Coordinator Full time/permanent.  Please see the vacancy section on the diocesan website more information or contact


VACANCY - Personal Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer based at Hinsley Hall. An excellent opportunity for an experienced PA or Executive Assistant to join the Executive Team at Hinsley Hall providing administrative support across our Diocese.  Full job description available through the Diocesan website For more details please contact  Your CV with a covering letter should be submitted to by 9am, Monday 20th May 2019.

School Site Supervisor - 2 posts

The Governors of The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust are looking to appoint 2 experienced Site Supervisors to join our team to ensure high standards of maintenance, cleanliness and safety are achieved throughout the buildings and grounds of our schools. 

Although you will be based at one of the following schools, you will be part of a wider Trust premises team and will benefit from collaborative working within the Trust:

St. Mary’s Horsforth Catholic Voluntary Academy.

St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Pudsey.

Further details are available on the Trust website:  Please send us your CV in the first instance, however if you are shortlisted you will be required to complete a full CES application form.  Please email your CV or CES application form to addressed to the Head of HR, Amanda Whelan.  Please state your school preference on your application form so it is clear which post you are applying for.

Closing date for applications: Friday 26 April 2019, 12 noon.


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