Category Archives: English Martyrs, York

  • Day of Spiritual Reflection

    [ Wednesday May 18, 2011; 10:30 am; ] The ASCENT Movement in the North East Region is holding the above day, which will be led by Fr Matthew Burns OSB on Wednesday 18th May in English Martyrs Parish Hall, Dalton Terrace, York.

    The day will begin at 10.30 am and finish at 3.30 pm. All are welcome. The suggested donation is £5.00. Please bring [...]

  • Bible Study at English Martyrs, York

    The monthly Bible study sessions get under way again at English Martyrs Church Hall in Dalton Terrace, York, following the recent Lent study course shared with Our Lady’s parish. Again a shared set of occasions, they are informally structured and genuinely welcoming to all who would like to attend. Starting time is 7.30 pm with [...]

  • ‘Pearl of York’ honoured in York Minster

    Eight hundred people from all over the country made a pilgrimage to York to honour St Margaret Clitherow on her Feast Day, 26th March.

    She was honoured with the first Sung Latin Mass to be celebrated at the High Altar of York Minster since the reign of Queen Mary Tudor, thanks to the, as ever, warm [...]

  • Altar Servers Training Day in York

    The Society of St Tarcisius, a sodality of altar servers who serve the Extraordinary Form of Mass, organised a training day at English Martyrs, York, in February. Around 25 participants of all ages came to either brush up on their serving skills or to learn from scratch!

    The day ended with a good number of those [...]

  • English Martyrs’ ‘A Christmas Carol’

    [ Thursday December 2, 2010; 7:00 pm; Friday December 3, 2010; 7:00 pm; Saturday December 4, 2010; 7:00 pm; Sunday December 5, 2010; 7:00 pm; ] The drama group at English Martyrs, York, will present Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’, in the Church Hall, Dalton Terrace, 2nd-5th December.

    Written to influence social conscience, the story includes many of Dickens’ most famous characters including Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim.

    A real tear-jerker at times, the play celebrates the spirit of Christmas, with [...]

  • York Knights and Smile Train

    The York Knights of St Columba have already raised over £800 for Smile Train. This is a charity which arranges free operations on children in the developing world who have cleft lips or palates. This included collections at the York Minister Mass and the Mass at Fairfax House. However, a stunning £586 was collected by [...]

  • Moves in the Diocese of Middlesbrough

    The following moves have taken place or are about to take place.
    Monsignor Ricardo Morgan is to leave St Mary’s Cathedral in Coulby Newham and become Parish Priest of Our Lady of Lourdes, Saltburn and Administrator of St Anthony of Padua, Brotton
    Canon Jerry Twomey is to move to St Mary’s, Filey.
    Father Bill Serplus is to become [...]

  • York Knights board the Smile Train

    [ Wednesday July 28, 2010; Saturday August 14, 2010 to Sunday August 15, 2010. ] The Knights of St Columba in York (Council 95) will be fundraising for Smile Train. This is a charity which arranges surgery for children with cleft lips in the developing world. There will be a collection at the Mass the Knights are holding on 28th July at Fairfax House.

    A church collection is planned at [...]

  • Read-a-Book-a-Month

    READ-A-BOOK-A-MONTH bible-challenge has slowed down since Easter, as author Mary Callan prepares for a family wedding and helps with a convalescence.

    ‘Everything had to slow down’ says Mary. ‘The next pamphlet is on its way at last: St Mark’s gospel and St Peter’s epistles.’ The three books are offered together since Mark is known to have [...]

  • ACTS 435

    At the AGM of the Diocesan Women’s Commission, held on 8th May in English Martyrs Hall, York, the guest speaker was Mrs Margaret Sentamu, the wife of the Archbishop of York. In the first part of her talk, Mrs Sentamu spoke about Christian giving. It should be characterised, she suggested, by the three Fs: Faith, [...]