Our next meeting
12 – 2 pm
Thursday 12 March

Upstairs Room North Bar Cheltenham Parade Harrogate HG1 1DAWe hope these network lunches become a regular quarterly forum for sharing good parish practice across the Diocese.
The presentation will be by Denise Mason on Vatican II and the role of lay people, drawing on her participation in the excellent course for the Certificate of Pastoral Ministry. Bring a friend.


Short Courses at Hinsley Hall –

The Vicariate for Education within the Leeds Diocese regularly run short courses at Hinsley Hall. The subjects include Family Life Ministry, Interreligious Relations, Catholic Social Teaching and Lay Chaplaincy in Schools.

These are all specialist modules for the Catholic Certificate of Religious Studies (CCRS) but can be taken as an individual course. All sessions take place at Hinsley Hall in Leeds.

For further details please  contact Mrs Catherine Walker at or telephone 0113 261 8040

Leeds Trinity University (LTU)

LTU puts on public lectures at various times in the year. Speakers in the last year have included the Theologian Fr Augusto Zampini, who gave the CAFOD lecture and Timothy Radcliffe OP who spoke in April 2016.

As a university, it offers all sorts of both short and long courses that may be of interest to Catholics in the Leeds Diocese. Full details of these can be explored on their website

Previous events

ACTA Leeds Conference 2017

Saturday 28th October 2017 at Leeds Trinity University

“To Be A Listening Church – dialogue in action”

Speaker: Tom Chigo from Leeds Citizens

In the “Resources ” section of the website you will find papers delivered at our previous open meetings (2013 to 2015).  Here are some of the comments that people have made about our previous open meetings :

2015 Leeds Trinity Meeting

comments from 2015 ACTA conferenceIt is good to hear both the problems and the things that work well in other parishes.

These meetings are  are about sharing both the good and bad things that happen. Hopefully, in this way we can all work to improve  dialogue in our own parishes.


2013 Leeds Trinity Meeting

Comments from the 2013 ACTA conference


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