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Services of joyful celebration have been held at Bradford Cathedral as we ordained this year’s class of new deacons.
Wakefield Cathedral’s Canon Theologian, Dr Mark Oakley, has received a prestigious award from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Twenty-four deacons were ordained priests this weekend at services across the diocese.
Wakefield Cathedral is celebrating green success, as they recently achieved their Bronze Eco Church Award.
Thirteen cyclists took part in a day of cycling on Friday, June 9, with two riders heading from Ripon Cathedral to Bradford, ten from Bradford Cathedral to Wakefield, and one covering the entire journey!
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’.
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.
Hundreds of clergy and lay people gathered in Wakefield Cathedral on Maundy Thursday, April 6, to renew their vows and commitment to God.
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.