Wakefield Goes Pink for Organ Donation Week
16 September 2021
Revd Ben Rhodes
Head of Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care | Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Next week from Monday 20 - Sunday 26 September 2021, key buildings in Wakefield will go pink along with others across the UK, as organ donation week takes place. Locally Pinderfields Hospital and the Town Hall will be illuminated pink by night and proudly fly their organ donation flags by day...Read More
Weekly Reflection - Remembering Mary Sumner, founder of the Mothers Union.
6 August 2021
This week's reflection comes for the Canon Missioner of Wakefield Cathedral, Canon Peter Farley-Moore.
Click "Read More" to find out about Peter's topic for this week.Read More
Weekly Reflection - Ready for Change
30 July 2021
This week's Weekly Reflection comes from Simon Beresford who is one of the Readers here at Wakefield Cathedral.
To find out what Simon's topic of this week's reflection is please click on the "Read More" button below.Read More
Cathedral Cycle Route 2021
12 May 2021
The Cathedrals Cycle Route is taking place this Summer and the sixth leg sees riders travel from Wakefield Cathedral on Thursday 3rd June – World Bicycle Day, down to Sheffield Cathedral.
Read on to find out more and how you can get involved.
Weekly Reflection - "The Sabbaths"
7 May 2021
Revd Canon Leah Vasey-Saunders
Having worked in our beloved cathedral for five years and entering the nineteenth year of ordained ministry I begin my first three-month sabbatical this week. This is three months of space in which to use and value time differently...
Weekly Reflection - Original Goodness
30 April 2021
The Very Revd Simon Cowling
The past ten days have been challenging if you are a member of the governing party, with mounting evidence of what might charitably be described as a relaxed attitude to the ethics of good governance in Downing Street and Whitehall: David Cameron’s lobbying; the Prime Minister’s text exchanges with the Saudi Crown Prince and James Dyson; and ambiguity about the original source of funds for the refurbishment of the Prime Minister’s flat...Read More
Vocations Sunday 2021
23 April 2021
Revd Canon Derek Walmsley
I wonder if you have heard of “Comic Con”? It is short for “Comic Convention” and I first became aware of it a few years ago. It’s a gathering for fans of comics, superhero stories, science fiction and much more. Famous writers and actors appear and meet fans, sign autographs etc. The first one was held in San Diego in 1970 and it has grown from those humble beginnings into big events all over the world.
Weekly Reflection - What is a Missioner?
16 April 2021
Revd Peter Farley-Moore
Many people have asked me this question over recent weeks. Every time I am asked, I try to explain that I have been tasked with reaching out beyond the cathedral congregations to the wider community as well as trying to support and nurture those who worship here.Read More
Weekly Reflection: Come and enter into the Story
26 March 2021
Revd Canon Leah Vasey-Saunders
It’s easy at the moment to talk about getting back to ‘normal’ as we emerge from this pandemic. That’s because it is really hard to imagine a future all that different from our past. The past however is really ‘the story we’ve told ourselves about the past’. Which is why two people can be at the same meeting or event and yet interpret it quite differently...Read More
Q&A with Wakefield Cathedral's new Canon Missioner
22 March 2021
We are delighted to welcome Revd Canon Peter Farley-Moore as the new Canon Missioner here at Wakefield Cathedral, joining us at an exciting time as we progress along the road map out of lockdown and begin to open our doors once again to the diocesan community.
We sat down with Peter to discuss his new role, what brought him to Wakefield and what his aims and ambitions are for the cathedral…Read More