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

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The Gospel of St Matthew podcasts

Father Henry Longbottom has asked many people from around the diocese to read sections of the St Matthew gospel. As a result the whole of that gospel is now available to listen to in a series of podcasts.

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Churches to reopen for private prayer: HELP NEEDED

Catholic churches in England will be allowed to re-open for private prayer from Monday 15th June 2020. Guidance on the opening of churches has been issued and will have to be fully observed. Not every church will open on the 15th

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Monsignor Smith's homily for Trinity Sunday

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Monsignor Smith's homily for Whitsunday

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Prayer Intentions for the Week

During the week I read in Pray as you Go the following words which have kept coming back to me. They are the words of Simeon used in a meditation from Luke 2:28.

 

I have enough

I have taken the Saviour 

The hope of

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Monsignor Smith's homily for the Sunday after Ascension

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Monsignor Smith's homily for the Sixth Sunday in Eastertide

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Monsignor Smith's Homily for the Fifth Sunday in Eastertide

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Monsignor Smith's homily for Good Shepherd Sunday

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Sunday Mass live from Leeds Cathedral and from Fr Chris.

The Mass  for  Sunday 5th July 2020 from Leeds Cathedral will be streamed live here from 10.50 a.m. 

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

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A Message from the Metropolitan Archbishops of the Catholic Church in England and Wales