A warm welcome to Skipton and the Yorkshire Dales. Our Sunday Masses are; 5-00pm Saturday (Skipton); Sunday, 8-30am (Broughton Hall); 9-30am (Skipton); 11-00am (Threshfield, Grassington) and 6-00pm (Skipton)

Previous Discussions 



Synod on the Family 2014 

Cherishing Life



Synod on the Family 2015

The Call-Journey-Mission of the Family 

Collated responses were published on 22 September 2015:

A Summary of Responses - September 2015

On 17 October Pope Francis addressed the Synod on the 50th anniversary of the Synod of Bishops:

Address by Pope Francis on the 50th anniversary of the Synod of Bishops

At the conclusion of the Synod, on 24 October Pope Francis offered his reflections on what the Synod on the Family would mean for the Church:

Address by Pope Francis at the conclusion of the Synod on the Family

The final Relatio of the Synod of Bishops was presented to Pope Francis at the close of the Synod.

Here is an English translation:

Synod 15 Final Relatio




Evangelii Gaudium





Catholic Primary School Parents

The discussion considered research recently undertaken for the Bishops by Dr Ann Casson. It focused on the spiritual needs and interests, as well as the faith and practice, of Catholic parents of children in Catholic primary schools in England and Wales. The full document can be found at:


 Summary of Research