English Martyrs Parents Group Launch /

English Martyrs Parents Group started on Monday 9th November at the Parish Centre Wakefield, parents , children and volunteers came together to enjoy hot buttered fruit toast, tea and coffee and juice for the children. The Gianna ‘pop up shop’ gave parents the opportunity to look for baby and children’s clothes and shoes. Children played Read More


Stepping back in time /

Take a step back in time at “for teas” cafe in Keighley and relive a little of the nineteen forties. This is exactly what two of our residents from Craven House, residential home for adults with learning disability, did when they visited the café. While sipping a warm drink and eating some of the delicious Read More


“Oh we do like to be beside the seaside” /

On 20th October the residents and staff from the House of Light in Leeds set off in jovial mood on the annual Faith & Light trip to Blackpool, an event they always look forward to. The atmosphere on the coach was one of great excitement as people caught up with old friends, everybody has known Read More


Annual Meeting /

On Thursday 5th November, staff, services users, supporters and donators of the Charity gathered at Mount St. Joseph’s in Headingley for the Catholic Care Annual Meeting. Stuart Hanlon welcomed everyone in the room to what would be, if they had existed in the early days, the 152nd Annual Meeting.  Bishop Marcus said an opening prayer Read More


Monday Friends Remember at the “Wave” /

Monday friends meets regularly in Normanton where they undertake gentle exercise, enjoy a game of Boccia bowling or indoor curling followed by lots of conversation over a cuppa and biscuits. On occasions they like to do something different, and so it was on 2nd November that they gathered in the car park of St John’s, Read More


Cardinal Vincent Nichols has just given the following address fifth annual to the Caritas Social Action Network reception in the Houses of Parliament. /

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has just given the following address fifth annual to the Caritas Social Action Network reception in the Houses of Parliament. Good afternoon; it is a pleasure to be back in Parliament for the fifth annual Caritas Social Action Network reception. I am delighted once again to see so many charities, supporters and Read More

New telephone help line for older people /

We are very pleased to announce that Catholic Care, working on this occasion in partnership with Leeds Irish Health and Homes and the Ciaran Bingham Foundation Trust, has successfully been awarded a grant for £9,794 from A4A, part of the Big Lottery Fund. This funding will be used to run a pilot project for a Read More

‘It’s never too late to learn a new skill’ /

At least that’s what Jim would tell you. In April 2011 Jim, a 66yr old gentleman living in one of our supported living homes, came out of retirement and commenced an Adult Education class in ‘Cookery from around the World’. Jim had stopped going to the ‘day provision’, provided by the local authority, a few Read More

15 October 2015 – World Mental Health Day /

Catholic Care celebrated World Mental Health Day on 15th October when Carol Hill (Director) attended the “Bid Event” in Leeds Civic Hall hosted by Volition – the voice of Leeds Mental Health Voluntary Sector. There was such a positive vibe in the room with provider stalls and information stands exhibiting their support for people with Read More