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We aim to be a caring Catholic community, assisted by prayer and the sacraments, proclaiming God ’s Word, serving all in need.
Few parishes in the Diocese of Leeds can boast a history dating back to 1725. Close links with the Benedictines at Ampleforth nurtured the Catholic faith in this area.
The church was passed over to the Leeds Diocese in 1983. The present parish priest is Father Gerard Kearney, the 37th to hold that position.
The first church in Garforth was built in 1964 but blew down the week before the official opening. The second one, made out of wood and glass, had to be demolished in 1994.
In 2009 our community was enriched when we were joined by the neighbouring parish of