20 March 2019
Wakefield Cathedral has just seen bumper visitor numbers for its free family drop-in arts and crafts sessions.
Community Outreach Officer, Gillian Bunn, joined the cathedral team last year with one job: to better engage with the community at large – but especially with younger families.
Lent and Easter
6 March 2019
“Christians have always understood the days of Lent and Holy Week as an opportunity for reflection, penitence and spiritual renewal. In former times this often included fasting, more often in our own times it has entailed a broader commitment to abstinence, or attention to the effects that our behaviour and patterns of consumption have on our neighbours both near and far. May these days of Lent be a time of rich blessing and fruitful reflection for you.” Dean SimonRead 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