St Hilda, Whitby

Bagdale, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO21 1QT

Telephone

01947 602476

Email

frpatkeogh@hotmail.co.uk

Incorporating

English Martyrs, Eskdaleside, Sleights

Clergy

Rev Patrick Keogh, St Hilda’s Presbytery, 1 Walker Street, Whitby, North Yorks YO21 1QT

Service Times

Masses

Sunday: Saturday evening 6pm at St Hilda’s

Sunday 9am at English Martyrs

Sunday 10.30am at St Hilda’s

 

Holy days: 9.30am (St Hilda’s) 7pm on the Eve (English Martyrs)

Weekdays: 9.30am Monday, Wednesday and Friday (St Hilda’s) 7pm Tuesday (English Martyrs) 9.30am Thursday (English Martyrs)

Confessions

Saturday 10.30am-11am (St Hilda) except first Saturday of the month

Saturday 10am-11am (English Martyrs) first Saturday of the month

Facilities at both churches

Full access facilities for wheelchairs (access plus disabled toilet)

Loop system for hearing-aid users

General

St Hilda’s RC Primary School, Whitby Memorial Hospital, local nursing homes, SVP Madonna House, Robin Hood’s Bay, telephone 01947 880169

Convent

Sisters of Mercy, St Joseph’s Convent, West Cliff, Whitby YO21 3HT. Telephone 01947 604532

History

In 1794 a room over a stonemason’s warehouse in Baxtergate began to be used for Mass. In 1805 a church was built in Bagdale near the present church which was built 1866-7 (architect Matthew Ellison Hadfield of Sheffield).