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All Saints Castleford

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All Saints, Castleford

Church Street
CASTLEFORD
West Yorkshire

WF10 1ES

A Brief History

The first mention of Castleford Parish Church is in surviving sources between 1178 and 1184 when Henry ll confirms the grant by Henry de Lacy to the hospital of St Lazarus in Jerusalem, linking the town with the exotic and expressionist age of the Crusades. The benefaction failed to take place and the patronage remained with Lacy successors  Some 200 years later it was restored by John of Gaunt, the Duke of Lancaster around 1370. Another restoration took place between 1866 and 1868, the cost being met by public subscription and what was to be the last Church Rate levied on the district.

The normal routine of Services at All Saints, Castleford is as follows:-

Sunday                                                                           8.00am   Said Mass

                    (except last Sunday in the month)    9.30am   Solemn Mass (Sung)

On the last Sunday in the month there is a Parish Mass at 10.00am at one of the churches in the parish. Please check ouf Calendar for details.

Monday to Thursday                                                       5.30pm    Evening Prayer

Tuesday                                                                          7.00pm    Low Mass (Said)

Saturday                                                                         9.30am    Mass of our Lady on Saturday

For up to date details of our service times please see our Calendar of events.