St John the Evangelist, Easingwold

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

Tel: 01347 821295





Father James Callaghan OSB

Service Times


Sunday: Saturday evening 5.45pm, Sunday 10am

Weekdays: Wednesday and Fridays at 9.30am

Holy days: Please check parish website

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Saturdays from 12-12.30pm, preceded by Rosary at 11.45am and then confessions


Full access facilities for wheelchairs (access plus disabled toilet)

Loop system for hearing-aid users


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.


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.

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