Latest News: Week of Guided Prayer 7-12 July 2019 St Stephen's Church

Latest News


St Stephen's School Mini-Vinnies 

The Mini-Vinnies are the junior section of the St Vincent de Paul Society. The St Stephen's School Mini-Vinnies, led by Hazel Hornsby, have been carrying out some essential tidying of the St Stephen's Graveyard and the garden. 

Well done and many thanks to them all.

Click on any photo to see the gallery.

Canon Edward McSweeney

Parish Priest of St Stephen's 1988-2001

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Canon McSweeney on 10 April 2019 at the age of 92. The funeral will take place in Ireland on Saturday 13 April.

May he rest in peace.

Please see the diocesan obituary below for further details: 








Confirmation 2019

Congratulations to our young people who were confirmed on Saturday 2 February and Sunday 3 February 

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Work on the development behind St Stephen’s Church and Convent has now begun. There is no longer any access to St Stephen's from Grassington Road.


 Parking for the church and the school is from Castle View Terrace. This may be tight for a while until car parking adjacent to the lawn has been extended.
















Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the celebration of the 52nd World Day of Peace

1 January 2019

Good politics is at the service of peace