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

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Bulletins & News

Sunday 2nd August 2020

Sunday 26th July 2020

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

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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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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE RESUMPTION OF MASS

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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Archbishops’ Letter on Resumption of Collective Worship

A Message from the Metropolitan Archbishops of the Catholic Church in England regarding the resumption of collective worship (Mass and services) in England may be accessed here

The Sunday obligation remains suspended for the

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Monsignor Smith's homily for the Feast of Ss Peter and Paul

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Mgr Smith's homily for the Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Monsignor Smith's homily for the feast of Corpus Christi

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