Welcome to St Martin's parish website-
the churches of
St Austin's & English Martyrs Wakefield UK
The pull down menus at the top of the page will help you find out more about the parish, its people, life and worship.
Just move your mouse across the Menu Bar above to reveal each menu.
About us tells you more about our parish, its history and some of its people. It includes some future diary dates.
Under Worship there are details of Mass Times (or click here) and some notes on Prayer- private and public
Mouse over the Sacraments tab above for information about the church's sacraments- including BAPTISM & MARRIAGE and how to go about receiving them, together with useful information on the CARE OF THE SICK
Community tells you more about many things that go on here, and the groups that meet, together with opportunities to widen and deepen your faith. It includes some information on Parish Pastoral Administration including Pastoral Council Minutes.
There is a new section on the 2012-13 Year of Faith.
Outreach tells you how we reach out to the people of Wakefield and how we spread the word of God: if you are interested in joining or returning to the Catholic Church, look here or contact priests or deacon via the contact page. There is information about our involvement in the search for Christian Unity and about the church's commitment to social action.
There are details of our Parish Centres at both churches and information about St Austin's Players.
....and some useful Links to other sites, including our Schools
Finally, how to make Contact with us and find out more, or how to find our churches.
ON THIS PAGE, to the right, there is a a direct link to the Wednesday Word website, a national initiative based in this parish which provides you with a few minutes family time based on the Gospels: with a section for adults, too: then a daily Bible Verse...
..and below this,click on our latest weekly Parish Bulletin which has up to date information on many events and times, including all our service times: beneath you can click directly on to some latest Parish News items: finally, we have added a link to some national Catholic news headlines ....
Sculpture of St Martin de Porres by Fr. Thomas McGlynn OP at Providence College, RI