Diocese of Leeds photographs taken at services throughout the diocese by Patrick Sice

Good Friday 2019 – Diocese of Leeds

The Celebration of Christ’s Passion Good Friday Good Friday is the day on which Catholics commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Catholics are joined by other Christians in solemn commemoration on this day. The altar is completely bare, with no clothes, candles or cross. The service is divided into three parts: Liturgy of the Word, […]

St John Fisher Dewsbury – Good Friday

St John Fisher Dewsbury – Good Friday A spectacular and dramatic outdoor performance portraying the betrayal, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ took place in Dewsbury Town Centre outside Longcauseway Church on Good Friday Afternoon by St. John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy. Photographs from St John Fisher – Good Friday Diocese of Leeds Holy Week […]

Mass of the Lord’s Supper 2019 – Diocese of Leeds

Bishop Marcus washed the feet of twelve members of the congregation Holy Thursday commemorates Jesus’ institution of the Eucharist, the priesthood, and the Mass. During this re-presentation of the Last Supper, Bishop Marcus washed the feet of twelve members of the congregation as the choir sang Domine tu mihi lavas pedes, At the end of […]

Chrism Mass 2019 – Diocese of Leeds

Chrism, a mixture of oil of olives and balsam, blessed by Bishop Marcus. At 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday of Holy Week, Bishop Marcus Stock, Bishop of Leeds, joined by the priests of the Diocese, to celebrate the annual Chrism Mass at the Cathedral Church of St Anne in Leeds. During this solemn liturgy, Bishop Marcus […]

Palm Sunday Passion of the Lord 2019

Bishop of Leeds Blessing the Palms – Civic Hall, Leeds Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord Celebrant by The Right Reverend Marcus Stock Bishop of Leeds in the presence of The Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Graham Latty and The Lady Mayoress Councillor Pat Latty. The service began at the Civic Hall with […]

Rite of Election 2019 Leeds Cathedral

Bishop Marcus greeting the candidates The first Sunday in Lent saw the Cathedral Church of St. Anne, in Leeds, packed with people from all over the Diocese of Leeds for this years Rite of Election and the call to continuing conversion christian initiation of adults. The candidates were welcomed by The Right Reverend Marcus Stock, […]

Celebration of Priesthood Leeds Cathedral 2019

Mgr Paul Grogan – Canon Thomas O’Connor- Bishop Marcus Stock – Mgr William Steele – Fr Michael Ingwell – Fr Thomas Rathappillil Celebration of Priesthood 2019 the priests came together from all the Diocese of Leeds to reflect on their ministry and to celebrate the years of faithful service given by those celebrating jubilees this […]

Cathedral Carol Service – Photographs

Service of Lessons and Carols St Anne Cathedral, Leeds On Sunday 9th December 2018 I went along to St Anne’s Cathedral, Leeds to photograph the Cathedral Carol Service celebrant by The Right Reverend Marcus Stock in the presence of The Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire Mr Ed Anderson, Her Honour, Judge Heather Anderson and The […]

Requiem Mass for Deceased Clergy

Requiem Mass for Deceased Clergy Diocese of Leeds On Friday 16th November 2018 Mass was said at Saint Anne’s Cathedral, Leeds for Deceased Bishops, Priests and Deacons of the Diocese of Leeds celebrant by The Right Reverend Marcus Stock Bishop of Leeds. Below are the names of the clergy who have died in the last year. […]

Silver Jubilee celebration of Fr. Nicholas Hird.

On Monday 22nd October 2018 the church of The Holy Spirit at Heckmondwike was filled to capacity as Fr. Nicholas Hird began the celebrations marking his Silver Jubilee of Ordination which will take place on 19th December when a second Mass of Thanksgiving will be celebrated in Cleckheaton.  As well as parishioners from both Heckmondwike and Cleckheaton, […]

Diocese of Leeds was last modified: March 25th, 2019 by Patrick Sice Photography