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Useful Web links to sites for resources and reference

Diocese of Leeds
Sacred Heart, Uppermill is the most westerly parish of the Diocese of Leeds.  This site gives information on the diary of our Bishop, Marcus Stock as well as news and initiatives from around Leeds Diocese.

St Anne's, Leeds Cathedral
Saint Anne's Cathedral is situated in the heart of the Leeds city centre, and provides a refuge from the activity of one of Britain's busiest city centres.  Details of the Cathedral history, service times, visiting the Cathedral, music and Cathedral news can all be found on their web site.

The Hours for each day, the Office of Readings, the Readings at Mass along with apps to download so you can use Universalis on your mobile device

Salford Liturgy
A site designed to assist in discovering and celebrating the riches of the Liturgy.  Readers will especially find the explanations and the approaches to the Sunday readings useful to assist them.  There are also weekday Mass sheets that can be downloaded and even a Word Search puzzle based on each Sunday's Gospel

Bishops of England and Wales
The official Website of the Catholic Church for England and Wales.  The departments, agencies and offices of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales work across a number of diverse subject areas from bioethics, education, social action and overseas mission to migration, life issues and family, the environment and inter-religious dialogue.  On the website, more about the work can be found under departments or agencies.

The official web site of the Holy See, with the speeches of Pope Francis, the latest updates from the Vatican, as well as a wealth of information about the Catholic church, liturgical celebrations and an archive of letters and homilies from previous Popes back to 1878.

CAFOD is the official aid agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales and part of Caritas International. Across the world CAFOD brings hope and compassion to poor communities, standing side by side with them to end poverty and injustice, working with people of all faiths and none.  CAFOD works for a safe, sustainable and peaceful world.

For catechists of children and youth, and parents 

SDC - Spreading the Word of God through the Net 

SDC was founded by St George Preca in Malta in 1907, spreading the Word of God in different ways.  The Resources part of their web site has many free resources to be used in different situations to help pass on the faith to others, including sacramental programmes, Children's Liturgy worksheets for every Sunday of the year, assemblies, presentations, prayer books and much more. 

Wednesday Word 
Sharing Sunday's Gospel with parents, families and parishioners.  Families within our Parish use the Family Time leaflets, designed in a family friendly manner, where a "word" inspired by the coming Sunday’s Gospel, is suggested for families to talk about in the home.  A Parishioners sheet is also available for reflections on the Gospel, and can be downloaded from this site. 

For children

Cafod Kidz Zone
Activities, games and real life stories from around the world, and the work Cafod does 

Fr Jim's interesting links...

The Letter

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The Pope sent letters to various ordinary people, asking them to come to Rome to discuss the problems of global warming.  This film is the result.  The Letter is a fascinating film that I think all people should watch. So far over 8.1 million have seen it.