International day for Older People 2017 – 1st October /

The international day for older people (IDOP) is an annual event held on 1st October. We at Catholic Care recognise this day along with many other organisations and individuals who support older people. The day focuses on the enormous and significant contributions made by older people themselves in local communities and celebrates the benefits to Read More

Happy Birthday David /

David, who lives with us at our home in Keighley, recently celebrated his 40th birthday. David’s family had arranged a big party and family and friends were invited to join in the celebrations. The party was held at the rugby club and included dancing and great food. David enjoyed meeting everyone and, a few good Read More

Launch of Caritas Leeds /

Saturday 23rd September saw members of Catholic Care joining Parishioners from across the Diocese to gather at Notre Dame Sixth Form College for the Launch of Caritas Leeds. Philip McCarthy, CEO of Caritas Social Action Network (CSAN) informed those present of the history and how the Leeds Diocese would become part of national and international Read More

Happy Birthday Sharon /

Congratulations Sharon on your 50th birthday. Sharon, who has worked for the Charity for 21 years, celebrated her special birthday with colleagues and friends at Head Office. Sharon, who is Service Manager for the Charity’s Adult Learning Disabilities and Older People’s Services, enjoyed a buffet lunch with colleagues. Fresh strawberries and cream gave the occasion Read More

Memories with Friends /

Normanton, 7th August 2017, and our Monday Friends group came together with other parishioners from the parish of St John the Baptist and people from the local area to enjoy a morning of “memories with family and friends”. We held event to celebrate international day of friendship and provided an opportunity for people to take Read More

Investors in People – Recognition Approved /

Catholic Care has recently undergone its Investors in People assessment. We are very pleased that the assessor has just confirmed that we have met the challenging requirements of the Generation 6 Standard and has confirmed that we have retained our Investors in People accreditation. In the report the assessor commented: “I have thoroughly enjoyed assessing Read More

The St Stephens & Friends Breakfast Club /

Friday August 4th saw some of the newly formed St Stephens and Friends group take to the road for their first summer trip. A leisurely tour of the museum at Cliffe Castle was thoroughly enjoyed before everyone went for a sumptuous carvery lunch together at The Toby. One of the Keighley members excitedly reported, “Whilst Read More

Yorkshire Day Celebration in Silsden /

Catholic Care is a member of the national Embrace Project which supports parishes to engage with the older members in their communities to address loneliness and social isolation. Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Silsden is the first parish to have started an Embrace group and, on the 1st August, the first Tuesday Friendship Group celebrated Read More