The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878

The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878

St Wilfrid’s Singers: our newest parish choir!

Children making their First Holy Communion at the Parish of St Wilfrid in Ripon on Sunday 17 July were led in worship by a brand new choir of their peers from St Wilfrid’s Primary School. Accompanied by Organist Chris Davis, Choral Director Will Bruce conducted...

Nine Days of Wonder for Ripon’s Young People!

The girl was only little, but her voice rang out loud and clear in the packed congregation at St Wilfrid’s Church in Ripon as she answered Canon Ian Smith’s question about who we were waiting for on this first day of the Novena, with a confident ‘THE...

Ripon and Harrogate Primaries’ Joint Palm Sunday Concert

On 10 April, the afternoon of Palm Sunday, the newly-refurbished St Wilfrid’s Catholic Church in Ripon was the venue for a concert featuring members of two brand new choirs from our Catholic primary schools in Ripon and Harrogate. St Wilfrid’s Catholic...

St Wilfrid’s Warm Welcome!

This weekend marks a doubly ‘Warm welcome back!’ for parishioners at St Wilfrid’s, Ripon! Not only are all our churches now permitted to start lessening or (if practical) removing all restrictions and pandemic precautions, but St Wilfrid’s...