This new book by a Father of the Oratory gives brief biographies of all the Martyrs of York from the 1530s to the 1670s. It can be found in the St Wilfrid's Repository or ordered on line by clicking here.
Have you ever wondered about the heads surrounding the altar at St Wilfrid's? They are all figures from Genesis. This autumn there will be a series of Bible studies dealing with each head in turn. The sessions will be on Tuesdays after the 12.10pm Mass or Wednesdays at 7.30pm, in the Upper Room. Fr Daniel will give a short talk and explanation of each figure, followed by questions and discussion. The first Tuesday session will be on 10 September. (Please bring a sandwich). The first Wednesday session is on 11 September at 7.30pm. The first subject will be “Adam – Paradise Lost”.
It has been a weekend of events for St Margaret Clitherow. We welcomed the Catholic Women's League with their Chaplain, Bishop Peter Doyle of Northampton for their Pilgrimage in honour of their Patron, St Margaret Clitherow.We have also had the Pilgrimage in honour of St Margaret Clitherow and the opening Mass for the St Margaret Clitherow Multi Academy Trust to which all our schools now belong.
Thursday, 22 August is the Feast of Our Lady of York. There will be Novena Prayers after the 12.10pm Mass each day from 15 August (the Solemnity of the Assumption) and at Benediction on Sunday. There will be Mass in the Extraordinary Form at 8am on Thursday 22 at her altar in St Wilfrid's and a Mass with Hymns at 12.10pm that day.
Thursday, 15 August is the Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady. There will be Masses with hymns at St Joseph's at 9.15am and at St Wilfrid's at 12.10pm. There will be a High Mass in the Extraordinary Form at 6pm at St Wilfrid's.
Please click here for a list of events planned for the Canonisation of Blessed John Henry Newman in Rome on Sunday, 13 October. You can register for the events through the canonisation website. All the events are free.
Fr Stephen celebrates 25 years as a priest today, 22 July. He was ordained in St Mary's in Selby in 1994. Thank you to everyone who came to yesterday's garden party or who helped. Ad multos annos......