Welcome to the parish of St Austin's & English Martyrs


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

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Bulletins & News

St Austin's Church re-opening update

Churches in England can re-open for private prayer from Monday 15th June 2020. However strict measures need to be put in place in order to meet the goverment's guidelines. There is a good deal of work to be undertaken before

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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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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 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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Make a donation to the parish

In these hard times everyone is struggling through loss of income. Parishes too are experiencing a dramatic drop in income owing to the loss of the Sunday collection. Thank you to those that have already made donations since

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