Statement from the Dean
12 June 2019
I have now notified Sir William that I intend to keep the existing policy in place, but with a significant adjustment which I believe to be in line with the spirit of his conclusions.Read More
4 June 2019
IT’S National Volunteer Week and here at Wakefield Cathedral we want to say a BIG THANK YOU to all of those who give their time and talents so freely to help us serve this city, region and diocese.Read More
Sub Dean on the move
24 May 2019
Canon Tony to move north
"We have lived in the City of Wakefield for 24 years and worked at the Cathedral for 12 years and so it will be a big wrench to leave everyone. However I always wished to return to `parish ministry and this newly created post in north Northumberland is a very exciting opportunity to return to parish ministry and to make new friends. Wakefield will always have a big place in our hearts"
Wakefield Cathedral and Queen Victoria 200
22 May 2019
Little known links between Queen Victoria and the first Bishop of Wakefield unveiled days before her 200th birthday.Read More
Curate on the Move
24 April 2019
Congratulation to Tim and his family we will be very sad to lose you in the summer but wish you well in your new adventureRead More
4 March 2019
The special service in Wakefield Cathedral on Saturday saw hundreds of Iranians from across the country come to hear the Persian language version of Holy Communion for the very first time.
The Bishops of Loughborough, Bradford and Durham led the new service, which included the singing of hymn verses in English and Persian alternately, and prayers in both languages.Read More
Wakefield - The People's Cathedral
15 February 2019
I want Wakefield Cathedral to be a place where people can reflect on these issues without feeling they are being forced into a particular position; where they can have the space to think these things through. We want people to know that this beautiful building is for everyone
.Here at Wakefield Cathedral they can experience that sense of peace, quiet and tranquillity that is so often denied us but which is so important for reflection.
I want it to be a place where people can understand something about themselves and about others, a place which enables them to test their sense of identity in a kind and supportive arena.Read More