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The Churches of St Austin's, Wakefield, Est. 1828 & English Martyrs, Wakefield, Est. 1932

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Bulletins & News

First Holy Communion Session 2 from Fr David

Sunday 18th October 2020

First Holy Communion Preparation 2

To listen to Monsignor Smith's introduction to session 4 of our First Holy Communion preparation course, please click here.

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Help for the lonely

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Sunday 11th October 2020

First Holy Communion Preparation 1.

Today Monsignor Smith has recorded a special message for the children of the parish who will be receiving Our Lord in Holy Communion for the first time before Christmas.  To listen to Monsignor Smith's message please click Read more

Sunday Mass live from Leeds

The Mass  for  Sunday 19th July 2020 from Leeds Cathedral will be streamed from 10.50 a.m. live here

Alternatively you could watch our own Fr Chris live on Facebook with Mass for the parishioners of St Austin & English

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Mgr Smith's homily for the 15th Sunday of the Year

Please click here to listen to Mgr Smith's homily

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Changes in the Parish

As you will remember, when the Bishop appointed Fr Willis to the parish last year, it was on the understanding that at the end of twelve months he would be leaving us to take up his new, permanent appointment as chaplain to the

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Book a place at Mass

The Sunday obligation has not yet been re-imposed by our bishops.  Nevertheless, I am sure that many of you will be eager to return to Mass and Holy Communion as soon as possible. Public Masses have now begun again in our parish.

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A message from the Parish Priest regarding the easing of lockdown measures

Monsignor Smith speaks to the parish about the latest arrangements for visiting church and attending Holy Mass.  Please click here to listen to Mgr Smith's message.

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We have received guidance and regulations from both Bishop Marcus and from the government regarding the resumption of public Masses. Over the next week measures will be put into place to enable Mass to be said again in public in

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