Holiday Hunger Project /

At Catholic Care we run a Holiday Hunger Project. Evidence tells us that for those children who receive free school meals when the holidays come they and their families go hungry. There simply is not enough money to stretch to provide additional meals. At Christmas time we support these families through our Christmas Cracker Hampers. Read More

When a Child is Born – Christmas Appeal 2019 /

Happy Christmas and a huge thank you to all those who have given so generously to “When a Child is Born” Christmas Appeal for the Charity’s Gianna Baby Bank Plus project. We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of our supporters. With your help we can continue to support babies and their families across the Read More

When a Child is Born Appeal 2019 /

Young people from St. Bede’s and St. Joseph’s Bradford have been volunteering at our Gianna Baby Bank Plus this year. We would like to extend a huge thank you for their amazing work. Their donations of six Moses baskets full of amazing baby baby items will be distributed to many families we support across the Read More


Mrs Pat Bastian / Whitford Remembered /

Stuart Hanlon, former Director of Catholic Care, writes: “ Readers, particularly in the Dewsbury and Huddersfield Deaneries, will have been saddened by the death of Mrs Pat Bastian / Whitford in February this year. During the 1970s and 90s, Pat was a most valued member of the Westhaven Committee – a residential home for girls Read More

Christmas Appeal 2019 /

Toys, gifts and food has all been collected in schools and parishes across the Diocese and now the big collection has commenced. The Catholic Care van has been driving round the length and breadth of the Diocese making those all important collections and delivering to our Head Office in Headingley which over the next couple Read More

Christmas Wonderland for Gianna Families /

Parents and their young children who have been helped by the Charity’s Gianna: Baby Bank Plus Project during the year entered a winter wonderland at the Tonge Garden Centre for a very special Christmas Experience. The children enjoyed a magical journey guided by the Christmas robins which ended with a special audience with Father Christmas! Read More

Christmas is coming! /

There was excitement in the air at the St Anthony’s Beeston Stay and Play Group’s Christmas Party! Children arrived snuggled up in scarves and hats dressed for the cold weather before revealing their Christmas jumpers which was the dress code for the day! Parents, staff and volunteers enjoyed a buffet brunch while the children played Read More