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St. Wilfrid's Church

Duncombe Pl., York YO1, England
+44 1904 621756
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nice to pop in

St Wilfrid's is a Catholic church near to the Minster. It does stand out from other more mundane... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
david n
Manchester, United Kingdom
Wonderful choir!

Attended the HIgh Mass on Easter Sunday. The choir was spectacular. Apparently always the same... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
York, United Kingdom
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York's central Catholic church was opened in 1864 and built in a Victorian Gothic style.
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  • Average18%
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Duncombe Pl., York YO1, England
+44 1904 621756
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Reviewed 5 days ago

St Wilfrid's is a Catholic church near to the Minster. It does stand out from other more mundane churches as the are around the altar is surrounded by statues with large paintings above the altar. Lovely windows though we weren't sure whether they were leaded...More

Thank david n
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Attended the HIgh Mass on Easter Sunday. The choir was spectacular. Apparently always the same at the noon time Latin Mass An extremely uplifting experience

1  Thank DoctorBarbara
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This Victorian Catholic Church close to the Minster, is very pleasant. In the nineteenth century it was a pro cathedral for the then diocese of Beverley. It is now a parish manned by Oratorian fathers, the plan being to have a York Oratory. Perhaps this...More

Thank poggy11
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I am not Catholic but used to attend services with my late husband. I was visiting York on a Holy Day, with a friend, so I sent to a Mass with her. The church itself was nice enough, although not extremely impressive. I guess I've...More

Thank nanatravels2
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Have visited a few times this year. This is a refreshing and sensitive place of worship, in a tasteful setting. Have attended Mass and also entered through the designated 'Holy Door'. The young 'priests' are friendly and knowledgeable. This is a beautiful Catholic Church and...More

1  Thank Anne Marie D
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

No crowds like the York Minster which is just steps away. Beautiful church in its own right. Well worth the visit to experience this lovely landmark.

Thank Greg L
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The building of St. Wilfrid's combines the decorative atmosphere of churches found on the contient, but with a calm English dignity. Have attended Mass here many times and the Mass is on the more "high" end of the Catholic spectrum, but nevertheless beautiful. If nothing...More

Thank Jivebunny89
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I've been to lot of churches throughout Europe and beyond. St Wilfred's is nice - I can't say more. It doesn't have stand-out architecture or decoration and I haven't worshipped there. However, it is quiet, a good place to meditate, relatively free from tourists,certainly more...More

Thank UlsterFryNo1
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Over-shadowed by York Minster, which is located a short distance away, this simple but pretty church is considered by Catholics as the "Mother Church of York." It was completed in 1864 in late 13th century Gothic style, and as such, is not old when compared...More

Thank CJW913
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is the main RC church in York, just a short walk from the main bus terminus, The priests' house is around the corner in High Petergate which is to yr right and then left if facing the main door. Sadly, the Door of Mercy...More

1  Thank Margaret Mary O
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