Wakefield Cathedral - Challenge 25
27 October 2021
We are pleased to have signed up to take on the "Challenge 25" campaign organised by Wakefield District Community Foundation, aimed at raising vital funds to support the fight against Fuel Poverty this winter.Read More
Weekly Reflection - “Let there be no divisions among you”
22 October 2021
Wasn’t it moving to see politicians from across the political divides speaking well of each other and laying aside their differences as they made their tributes in the Houses of Parliament on Monday?
As we reel from the shock of the tragic murder of David Amess MP, we are forced to consider how we can build a more united and cohesive Britain.Read More
Weekly Reflection - Caring for the Natural World
15 October 2021
Over the past week I have had the new(ish) experience of attending ‘in-person’ group discussions at the cathedral. The first was the new ‘Rhythm of Life’ course and the second was staff training around mental health...Read More
Weekly Reflection - "A Question of Perspective"
8 October 2021
Over the past week or so in the cathedral we have been listening to parts of the First Book of the Maccabees at Morning Prayer. The book tells of a very challenging time for the people of Judea and Jerusalem in the second century before the birth of Christ...Read More
'Follow Me 7' Teaching Sessions with Bishop Tony
7 October 2021
Follow Me 7, a series of inspirational teaching sessions held at Wakefield Cathedral, will kick off this year on Thursday 14 October with the Revd Dr Hayley Matthews, Director of Lay Training for the Diocese of Leeds.
Organised by the Bishop of Wakefield, the Rt Revd Tony Robinson, the Follow Me events were launched in 2014 as an opportunity for people to learn more about discipleship.Read More
Gift Aid Awareness Day - 07 October 2021
7 October 2021
Thursday 07 October 2021 marks Gift Aid Awareness Day, a day to promote Gift Aid, raise awareness on the simplicity of the scheme and the huge impact it can have on organisations (such as Wakefield Cathedral), and all you need to do is #TickTheBox.
John Courtney has been working with the cathedral on Gift Aid claims since 2005 and he explains more...Read More
The Yorkshire Cathedral Choir Festival - Postponed
1 October 2021
This event has been postponed, apologies for any incovenience.
On Saturday 09 October Ripon Cathedral will play host to this year's Yorkshire Cathedral Choir Festival, showcasing the musical talents of the three cathedrals in the Diocese of Leeds - Bradford, Ripon and Wakefield.Read More
Weekly Reflection - Black History Month
1 October 2021
“The Sunday mornings of my life fill the head and the heart.”
I love this quotation by Emilie Townes because it challenges me to make the most of our Sunday mornings. Drawing on the richness of her experience growing up in black majority churches she articulates something of the fullness of life that Jesus said he’d come to bring...Read More