St John the Evangelist, Easingwold

St John’s Priory, 151A Long Street, Easingwold, York YO61 3JB

Tel: 01347 821295

Fax: 01347 823524

E-mail

easingwoldpriory@ampleforth.org.uk

Website

www.stjohneasingwold.ampleforth.org.uk

Clergy

Very Rev Leo Chamberlain, OSB, MA

Service Times

Masses

Sunday: Saturday evening 5.45pm, Sunday 8.30am, 10.30am

Holy days: usually 9.30am, 7pm

Weekdays: usually Mon-Fri 9.30am

Confessions

Usually Saturday 12-12.30pm

Please check times by telephone if visiting, or see the website or parish bulletin for the week, which is available in the church porch.

Facilities

Full access facilities for wheelchairs (access plus disabled toilet)

Loop system for hearing-aid users

General

Finance Committee, Parish Forum, Liturgy and Church Refurbishment Group, Charities Group, CWL, St Stephen’s Guild, St Teresa’s Guild, SVP.
St Monica’s Hospital, Cheshire Home Alne, Oaktrees Home Alne.

History

There were Catholic families in the area from 1700 or earlier. The Salvins had a chaplain in Easingwold, but the present parish descends from Newburgh (Bellasis) via chapels at Angram, Crayke, Oulston. The house was built before the church, opened in 1833, the first church designed by architect Joseph Aloysius Hansom. Sisters of Mercy from Rouen ran a school from 1905-48 on Long Street, which is now flats. Nearly all missioners were monks. The future Archbishop Ullathorn, whose grandfather ran a draper’s shop in the town, supplied for a time in 1833.