Saturday, April 17, 2021

In honour of Saint Joseph

Modern technology has broken down for the last three days here. The engineer has got everything back up and running again.

Mass on Sunday at St. Joseph's, Bradford, at 1.00 p.m. 

I am delighted to announce the following:

A day of recollection for the Year of St Joseph

Aimed at the community who celebrate the Traditional Form of the Roman Rite every Sunday at St Joseph's, Bradford, but open to anyone from Brighouse or Elland parishes, there will be a Day of Recollection for the Year of St Joseph held on Saturday May 1st, the feast of St Joseph the Worker, at St Patrick's, Elland.

The day will open with a Low Mass in the Traditional Form at 9am.  There will be three "conferences" provided by Fr. Hall and some elements of the Divine Office of the feast. There will also be time for confessions and silent prayer before the Blessed Sacrament.  The day will conclude with Rosary and Benediction by 3 pm. All liturgical material will be provided.

Tea & coffee will be provided but you are asked to bring your own lunch or visit local outlets.

Booking is essential. Please e-mail Fr Hall by April 26th on or text him on 07525 419806


Thursday, March 25, 2021

Palm Sunday


Mass for Palm Sunday at St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford at 1.00 p.m. Please remember to book beforehand and to bring your mask.

Due to Covid restrictions it has again been impossible to arrange to the Sacred Triduum this year. Mass for Easter Sunday will again be at St. Joseph's, Bradford at 1.00 p.m.  

Saturday, March 20, 2021

Passion Sunday

Mass on Sunday is Passion Sunday - the start of Passion Week when the veiling of statues begins, to symbolise our Lord's hiding himself before His execution. 1.00 p.m. at St. Joseph's, Bradford. 

The Mass at St. Joseph's, Bradford,  continues to draw a strong and growing regular congregation. We owe a great deal of gratitude to the Parish Priest, Fr. Angel, and to his wonderful staff as well as our celebrants who give so much of their time to offer the Mass for us.

Masses this week: 

St. Winefride's, Wibsey, Bradford on Wednesday 24th. March at 6.00 p.m. This is the Lenten Mass with a commemoration of St. Gabriel the Archangel. 

Mass for the Annunciation - the Incarnation of our Lord is at St. Anthony's, Clayton, Bradford, on Thursday 25th. March at 9.30 a.m. 

Friday, March 5, 2021

Lent III

Mass for the third Sunday of Lent at St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford at 1.00 p.m.

Mass on Wednesday at 6.00 p.m. at St. Winefride's, Bradford and on Thursday morning at 9.30 a.m. at St. Anthony's, Clayton, Bradford.

Next week's change in the liturgical mood marks the start of the march to Passiontide when that mood darkens. 

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Masses this week

We have four Masses this week:

Wednesday - 6.00p.m. St Winefride's, Wibsey

Thursday - 9.30 a.m. St Anthony's, Clayton

Friday - 6.00p.m. St. John the Evangelist, Buttershaw AND 7.30 p.m. St. Austin's, Wentworth Terrace, Wakefield (please book).

Friday, February 26, 2021

Lent II


Mass this Sunday is the second in Lent and there is Mass at St. Joseph's, Bradford at 1.00 p.m. Please remember to book a place, bring your mask and follow the regulations re. queuing for Holy Communion and hand sanitising upon entering and leaving church.

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Lent I

Mass tomorrow for the first Sunday of Lent at St. Joseph's, Bradford at 1.00 p.m. 

Later this week Mass at St. Winefride's, Bradford on Wednesday at 6.00 p.m. and on Thursday at 9.30 a.m. at St. Anthony's, Clayton, Bradford.

Of your charity please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. Joseph Finan who died recently in Dublin aged 88. Fr. Finan offered the old Mass for us when he was PP in Halifax in the 1980s.