Wakefield Cathedral has a new Canon Missioner!
11 October 2020
We’re delighted to announce thatthe Reverend Canon Peter Farley-Moore has accepted the invitation of the Bishop of Leeds to take up this significant role following interviews last week. Peter is currently Area Dean of Deptford, where he’s been involved in an innovative and collaborative project backed by the Church Commissioners to develop buildings and church growth. He is Team Rector of a diverse team of churches and enjoys urban ministry. He has been at the forefront of leading Interfaith work in Lewisham, chairing a refugee charity and nurturing young vocations. He is no stranger to Yorkshire, having studied and been ordained in Sheffield, he is delighted to be coming back.Read More
Wakefield Cathedral and the new normal : a message from the Dean
26 August 2020
Wakefield Cathedral and the new normal.
We have been reviewing our plans for the rest of 2020 in the light of the continuing effects of Covid-19. Our starting point has been our determination to continue to serve all the city’s communities while keeping everyone safe.Read More
Wakefield Chorister Charlie Trueman in BBC Young Chorister of the Year 2020
20 August 2020
He’s only gone and done it again….Wakefield Cathedral chorister, Charlie Trueman has made it to the semi-final of BBC Young Chorister of the Year 2020 competition – and this time it’s going to be on the television.
Charlie who was a finalist in last year’s competition said he was really excited by the news- not least because he gets to meet his idol, Aled Jones, who alongside Katherine Jenkins will give a one-to-one tutorial to each of the choristers.Read More
Truth be told - a reflection on the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union by Dean Simon
31 January 2020
Truth be told
At 23.00 this evening the United Kingdom will cease formally to be a member state of the European Union. For some this will be a time to mourn; for others it will be a time to dance; for all of us it ought to be a time to reflect on what has been and on what might be to come.Read More