The purpose of this blog is to provide an open forum for discussion of the aims of the society; news from the wider Church and details of Masses and events of interest in the diocese. The Latin Mass Society in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Middlesbrough expresses its full filial devotion and loyalty to Holy Mother Church, Pope Francis and Bishop Drainey.


12 Noon. Every Sunday Missa Cantata
York Oratory (
Church of St Wilfrid)
Duncombe Place, York. YO1 7EF

8:15am Monday-Friday
9:15am Saturday

Feast Days (as advertised) usually at 6pm.

Church of St Andrew, Fabian Road, Teesville. TS6 9BA

3pm Sunday.

Church of Our Lady of Lourdes and St Peter Chanel
119 Cottingham Road, Hull. HU5 2DH
7.30pm Every Thursday. Low Mass.


4pm. Every Sunday
York Oratory (
Church of St Wilfrid)
Duncombe Place, York. YO1 7EF

Compline and Vespers (as advertised)
(see link to the Rudgate Singers Calendar below)
St Mary's Church, Bishophill Junior. YO1 6EN

29 June 2017

Young Catholic Adults Weekend

Young Catholic Adults are holding a weekend of prayer and activities to foster traditional Catholicism at Douai Abbey on 20th to 22nd October 2017.  For details see

27 June 2017

Feast of St Peter & St Paul

Thursday, 29th June is the Feast of St Peter and St Paul, and a Holyday of Obligation.  There will be a sung Mass at 6pm in the Church of St Wilfrid in York.  Since it is the end of the University term, the choral scholars have officially dispersed for the summer.  However, the Tenor and the Bass will be around to sing a Mass for two voices.

23 June 2017

Walsingham Pilgrimage

The Latin Mass Society will be holding its annual Walsingham Pilgrimage over the August Bank Holiday Weekend.  For the more energetic, it will start on the Thursday evening (24th August) in Ely.  The following morning after an early Mass, the pilgrims will start the 56 mile walk to Walsingham, arriving around mid day on the Sunday.For those walking, accommodation is in halls (for women) or camping (for men).  BOOKINGS ARE NOW BEING TAKEN.  SEE MAIN LMS WEBSITE.

Those not wishing to undertake the long walk can travel to Walsingham independently for Solemn Mass at the shrine basilica in on Sunday at 2pm.  This will be followed by walking the Holy Mile and devotions at the Abbey ruins.  FULL DETAILS ON THE LMS WEBSITE.

14 June 2017

Corpus Christi in York

The Feast of Corpus Christi (Thursday 15th June) will be celebrated at St Wilfrid's Church in York with a sung Mass at 6pm.

13 June 2017

Ordinations in Warrington

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St Mary's Warrington

Archbishop Malcolm McMahon will be ordaining two members of the Priestly Society of St Peter to the Priesthood on Saturday 17th June at St Mary's Church in Warrington.  They are Deacons Alex Stewart, FSSP and Krzysztof Sanetra, FSSP.  The programme for the day is as follows:

 11am Priestly ordination of Deacons Alex Stewart, FSSP and Krzysztof Sanetra, FSSP by Archbishop Malcolm McMahon of Liverpool (no booking needed)
·         1:30pm Refreshments in Priory Garden – while First Blessings are given by the new priests
·         2pm Buffet Lunch at nearby venue (no booking needed)
·         5pm Solemn Vespers

These will be the first ordinations in the Extraordinary Form  to take place in England or Wales for about 50 years, so it is a significant occasion for all interested in the traditional movement.  Everybody is welcome, although early arrival is recommended to be assured of a seat in the church.

12 June 2017

Corpus Christi

Thursday 15th June is the Feast of Corpus Christi.  There will be a Sung Latin Mass at St Wilfrid's Church in York at 6pm.  This will be one of the last opportunities before the summer recess to hear the choral scholars in action.

05 June 2017

Next Mass in Hull

On Wednesday 7th June, being the first Wednesday of the month, there will be a Latin Mass at 6.30pm in St Charles Church in Hull.