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April 2020 Magazine

The April 2020 edition of the magazine is now online, and can be found here. To offset any ‘cabin fever’ that we may be suffering as a result of being confined at home, read an account of an intrepid yacht voyage across the wide open spaces of the Atlantic!

Priory Services now on YouTube

We will be regularly broadcasting audio services on the Priory’s new YouTube channel. Although Rector Nicholas Mercer is the celebrant in an otherwise empty church, we hope that it will help you still to feel in touch with the worshiping life of the Priory. The YouTube channel is here.

PCC and APCM Suspended

A message from the Rector, Revd Nicholas Mercer: I received further guidance from the Bishop of Leeds yesterday about how to proceed with Church Governance during the Coronavirus crisis: In essence the PCC and APCM are suspended until further notice: His Ad Clerum states as follows.    GOVERNANCE Obviously, PCC meetings, Annual Parochial Church Meetings, Deanery Synods, etc are […]

All Regular Services Suspended

The Church of England has announced today (17th March 2020) that all services are suspended until further notice. This means that there will be no services on Sunday, no mid-week services nor services during Holy Week and Easter. At the moment, this does not include weddings and funerals.

Further Cancellations

The Rector, Revd Nicholas Mercer writes: Following the announcement by the Prime Minister last night that there should be “no more non-essential contact with others” for a period of twelve weeks, I have made the decision this morning to cancel, with immediate effect Lent Course St Cuthbert’s Lecture Liquid Worship These are “non-essential” and there […]

St Cuthbert Lecture 2020 – NOW CANCELLED

The St Cuthbert’s Lecture this year is being given by the The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC PC. Until December 2019, he was the MP for Beaconsfield and was Her Majesty’s Attorney General from 2010-2014. The title is “This Sceptred Isle” Is it a Political Fantasy? and no doubt will be a most engaging lecture from a very distinguished […]

Lent Course – NOW CANCELLED

The Lent course this year will be based on the book ‘The Long Road to Heaven’ by the Reverend Tim Heaton. The book is based on thefilm ‘The Way’ starring Martin Sheen who, after the death of his son, joins a group of pilgrims walking the Way of St James toSantiago de Compostela, the Camino. […]

Building the Common Good in Yorkshire

A day at the beginning of Lent to reflect together on the role of the churches in building the Common Good in Yorkshire and to forge new connections and actions to benefit our communities Further information and tickets here: