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Holy Land photo exhibition comes to Wakefield Cathedral

First published on: 29th January 2024

​​​​​​​“50 Faces of the Holy Land” is a photographic exhibition that focuses on the history, diversity, joy and suffering of that region and which will be at Wakefield Cathedral from Friday.

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The Archbishop of York's Missionary Journey to Wakefield

First published on: 26th January 2024

The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell joined in conversations at Wakefield Cathedral with the local business community during a special visit to the Episcopal Area.

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Archbishop of York to visit Wakefield this week

First published on: 23rd January 2024

The diocese is looking forward to welcoming the Archbishop of York, the Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell, to Wakefield this week.

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Vicar of Oxenhope to be our new Archdeacon of Pontefract

First published on: 20th November 2023

The diocese is delighted to announce that Revd Canon Cat Thatcher, currently Vicar of Oxenhope, will be the new Archdeacon of Pontefract.

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New Lent book from Wakefield priest explores Genesis

First published on: 8th November 2023

One of our Wakefield priests has written a Lent book exploring Genesis to support the work of their church.

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Laughter and sadness at a special farewell for Archdeacon Peter Townley

First published on: 25th September 2023

Wakefield Cathedral was packed for a farewell service to the Ven Peter Townley, Archdeacon of Pontefract who has now left to become an Assistant Minister in the Diocese of York.

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Wakefield area church celebrates summer in style

First published on: 4th September 2023

One of our Wakefield churches has been celebrating this summer, marking major milestones and sending people back to school in style.

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Young people's visit to Walsingham makes a meaningful impact

First published on: 16th August 2023

A youth pilgrimage to one of England’s holiest sites saw 13 youngsters from our diocese travel to Walsingham this month. 

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Horbury parish to connect with children and families

First published on: 21st July 2023

One of our Wakefield parishes is able to connect more with children and families thanks to new funding.

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New project Every Good Work disciples and develops young people in Wakefield

First published on: 17th July 2023

As part of Barnabas: Encouraging Confidence, the Diocese of Leeds has been awarded nearly £1 million by the Church of England for a new project: Every Good Work in Wakefield.

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