Blessing for the Gianna Project /

On Tuesday 2nd April Catholic Care’s Gianna Project was officially opened at its new Bradford based premises and blessed by Bishop Marcus Stock. Trustees Sue Rix, Maureen Fletcher and Vivienne Birch joined Bishop Marcus, Father Matthew Habron and Director Carol Hill for this very special occasion. The Gianna Project was established in 2011 and since Read More

Catholic Care Launch New Pilot Project /

Catholic Care have a new partnership with the DSP (Designated Specialist Provision) at Holy Family School in Keighley by way of a new pilot project, supporting those children in need, through a new outreach service. The service provides one to one support for children to learn life and social skills. On 10th April, as part Read More

Jexit Day! /

Friday 29th March 2019 marked the end of an era when Janet Flynn retired after nearly 27 years of loyal and dedicated service to Catholic Care. Janet joined the Charity in May of 1992 as a typist in the general office. Her skills soon shone through and she often helped Canon Maguire set out the Read More

World Down Syndrome Day /

Every year World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated on 21 March. World Down Syndrome Day is a global awareness event and we need you to help spread the word in your part of the world. Down Syndrome Creed My face may be different but my feelings the same. I laugh and I cry And take Read More

Thank you Asda Customers in Huddersfield /

On 28th February 2019, there was good news all round for our Thursday and Friday Friends Older people’s Community Groups in Huddersfield. We applied for funding via the green token system at Asda and received a fabulous £200!!! Ann Hodkins, our Community Champion from Asda who helps at our group every Thursday, came along to Read More

Dignity Action Day 1st Feb 2019 /

Dignity Action Day is an annual opportunity for health and social care workers, and members of the public to uphold people’s rights to dignity and provide a truly memorable day for people who use care services. Before the Dignity in Care campaign launched, numerous focus groups took place around the country to find out what Read More

Bishop calls on MPs to end indefinite detention /

Bishop Paul McAleenan, Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Westminster, has called for MPs to support a 28-day time limit on immigration detention, saying that detaining people indefinitely “does not reflect the justice due to every person that we as a nation pride ourselves on upholding”. In a letter Bishop Paul highlighted his experiences of Read More

Catholic Care Launches New Lunch Group /

Last Wednesday (13th February) was the launch of St John & St Winefrides’s lunch Group! It was great to see some new faces as well as the regular attendees from the Friendship Group that has been at St Winefrides Church Hall over the last 12 months. As it was close to Valentines Day we gave Read More

Refugee ReSETTLEment Community Sponsorship /

On Tuesday 12 February 2019, Carol Hill (Director of Catholic Care) visited the Refugee ReSETTLEment Community Sponsorship group in Settle. The group has worked very hard since they formed last summer on the different areas required by the scheme. These include: Fundraising – a group member, Chris Beesley, ran across the 3 Peaks on his Read More