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The Cathedrals Cycle Route Relay returns with local Yorkshire route

First published on: 24th May 2023

This summer local cyclists will be invited to make a pedal pilgrimage from either Ripon Cathedral to Bradford Cathedral, or Bradford Cathedral to Wakefield Cathedral, as part of this year’s national ‘Cathedrals Cycle Route’.

Handsome Heritage Celebrated in Horbury

First published on: 14th April 2023

A spectacular weekend of celebrations in honour of its architect John Carr will be hosted at St Peter’s Church in Horbury from Friday, April 28 to Sunday, April 30.

Diocese comes together to reaffirm faith

First published on: 6th April 2023

Hundreds of clergy and lay people gathered in Wakefield Cathedral on Maundy Thursday, April 6, to renew their vows and commitment to God.

Rowan Williams is first speaker at our Follow Me 2023 events

First published on: 6th January 2023

Former Archbishop of Canterbury, the Rt Revd Rowan Williams will begin Follow Me 2023, a series of inspiring talks and events organised by the Rt Revd Tony Robinson, Bishop of Wakefield.

Wakefield Street Angels looking for new volunteers

First published on: 12th December 2022

Wakefield Street Angels are looking for new volunteers to help keep people in Wakefield safe in the evenings.

Announcement of the new Bishop of Beverley

First published on: 12th October 2022

The Reverend Canon Stephen Race, currently Rector of The Benefice of Central Barnsley in the Anglican Diocese of ...

Ensuring all voices are heard is the Church's responsibility says Dean of Wakfield

First published on: 28th July 2022

The Dean of Wakefield, the Very Revd Simon Cowling, has shared a reflection with Yorkshire Post readers ...

BBC Radio 4 will broadcast live from Wakefield Cathedral next month

First published on: 14th July 2022

BBC Radio 4 will be broadcasting two of its flagship programmes live from Wakefield Cathedral on Friday, August 5. At 5...

New priests ordained across diocese

First published on: 27th June 2022

New priests have been ordained at services across the diocese, starting them off on their next phase of ...

Deacons class of 2022 ready for ordination this July

First published on: 22nd June 2022

The diocese is getting ready to welcome this year’s class of deacons, with ordinations happening at Wakefield ...

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