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The parish was formed in 2006 by merging the adjoining parishes of St Mary and St Monica (which served Cottingley) and Sacred Heart (which served Bingley). We now have two churches in the parish, one from each of the two previous parishes.
Ministers at Mass next weekend
Saturday 5pm, 19 Jan at Sacred Heart Church
Readers: Peter Taylor, Patrick Abbott
Sunday 9.15am 20 Jan at St Mary & St Monica's Church
Readers: Anne Monaghan, Kevin King
Sunday 11.15am, 20 Jan at Sacred Heart Church
Readers: Ann Trotter, George Hladowski
Ministers at Mass the following week
Saturday 5pm, 26 Jan at Sacred Heart Church
Readers: Jeremy Charnock, Jim Barker
Sunday 9.15am 27 Jan at St Mary & St Monica's Church
Readers: Teresa Mills, Anne McKerchar
Sunday 11.15am, 27 Jan at Sacred Heart Church
Readers: Nick Foster, Julie Martin
Inn Churches/Winter Shelter 2018
Each winter for the last few years, a number of Christian churches in the Bradford district
have joined together to provide overnight shelter for about 12 homeless people overnight from
December to March. This winter (2018 - 2019) Our Lady and St Joseph parish, Aire Valley
hosted the shelter at SS Mary and Monica's from
Monday 10th December to Monday 17th December.
Renovation of Sacred Heart Church
News, May 2018:
Bishop's Pastoral letters
Bishop Marcus Stock has issued the following Pastoral Letters:
Letters from the Pope
Pope Francis issued this letter to all the faithful Letter to the People of God (20th August 2018)
Calais Action donation drop advice
For information about this, please go to calaid.co.uk.
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults in the Diocese of Leeds
The old Vetting and Barring Scheme was halted by the government and, following the introduction of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012, there have been several changes to what is now the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS - formerly CRB) Disclosure applications. For further details, please consult the Leeds diocesan website.