Volunteers bring Christmas Cheer to older people /

Christmas can be a difficult time for many older people, some even find themselves alone. With this in mind, the senior citizens of St Roberts Parish Church in Harrogate were invited to a pre-Christmas meal. The staff at the Parish Centre put up the Christmas tree, decorated the hall and laid a festive table ready Read More

Monday Friends enjoy a festival of Christmas carols /

What can we say about teenagers today? Cheery; polite, attentive, confident and talented. Surprised?, not if you were invited by year 10 of Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School in Leeds to their  Christmas showcase which they presented to older people of which St John’s Normanton Monday Friends group happily attended. It was the second year Read More

Thank You /

I cannot say a big enough thank you to all who have supported our Christmas Appeals this year; the response has been absolutely fabulous. At Christmas time we turn our thoughts to those who are needy living in our own communities and try to give a bit of extra help over the festive period. The Read More

A new mini bus for The House of Light /

The House of Light is one of Catholic Care’s residential homes for adults with a learning disability. The Home was very lucky to receive a brand new Ford mini bus this month from a fabulous donor in Leeds. This was a wonderful act of generosity and kindness showed to the home and one greatly appreciated Read More

Christmas Gathering /

This year our annual Christmas gathering moved out of the confines of head office and into the much more spacious surroundings at Little Sisters where staff and the people we care for and support could enjoy some festive cheer. The afternoon started with Mgr Lucy and an advent service in the Chapel.  This was followed Read More

Step into Christmas 2015 /

Staff, Residents, Trustees and friends came together on the evening of the 27th November to ‘Step into Christmas’ with Catholic Care at the Leeds Irish Centre. Guests were welcomed into the beautifully decorated Tara Suite adorned in red and gold, those attending felt an instant Christmas glow as they walked through the doors. Carol Hill Read More


An Afternoon at the Theatre /

Two residents from our residential home for adults with a learning disability near Skipton enjoyed a theatre trip recently  to St. George’s Hall in Bradford to see the production of ‘A Salute To The 1940’s’. The production included singing, jokes and audience participation. Both our residents clapped and sang along to song tributes from singers Read More