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Welcome to St. William's, a suburban Catholic Parish in the Diocese of Hallam, situated in the south-west of Sheffield in South Yorkshire. In addition to providing information, we hope these pages give an impression of our church and parish: what makes us tick, what makes us unique, how we live our Christian lives.

Quick Links:

For this week's Mass Times - Parish Calendar

Usual Mass times

This week's Bulletin or here (if the bulletin is not current please email office@stwilliamofyorksheffield.org.uk and say so)

Baptism

Funerals and Planning your own funeral

Weddings

Location

Mass elsewhere

Today's scripture readings for Mass (and links to the Divine Office).

The Pope's Monthly Prayer Intention Video

Links to other sites

52nd International Eucharistic Congress, Budapest, 2020

St William's Covenant with the Poor

Annual Renewal Sat/Sun 16/17 November 2019

Click here to see our Covenant with the Poor.

Click here to see our Charitable Giving Guidelines

Click here to read about some of the charities we supported in 2018.

To read Pope Francis' message for World day of the Poor click here.

At the meeting on 30 June 2019 it was decided to support these charities:

  • 750 to Sheffield City of Sanctuary Welcome Centre
  • 750 to St Wilfrid’s Centre
  • 750 to Friends of the Holy Land
  • 750 to Sage Greenfingers
  • 750 to Kenya Children’s Centre
  • 600 to Soup Run
  • 300 to Snowdrop Project
  • 250 to Pax Christi
  • 200 to Aid to the Church in Need
  • 25 to StopGap Membership fee
  • 25 to Church Action on Poverty (Sheffield) Membership fee
  • 250 in reserve for needs arising later in the year
  • 5,400

All acts of public worship suspended until further notice

Weekday Mass Times

Monday No liturgy today Mass at St Francis at 10am.

Tuesday 10 am

Wednesday 10 am

Thursday No liturgy today Mass at St Francis at 10am.

Friday 10 am

Saturday 9.30 am

Sunday Mass Times

Saturday 5.30pm

Sunday 9.30am

You will be most welcome.

Adoration

Friday 2 - 8pm in the Garden Room

Reconciliation

Saturdays 12.30 - 1pm - Check with the bulletin

Mass times in parishes nearby - all Masses are suspended until further notice

Mass times at St Francis of Assisi can be found here.

Mass times at Mother of God can be found here

Mass times at St Vincent's can be found here.

Check the bulletins.

Student in Sheffield? Click here

Sheffield Deanery Prayer A

Heavenly Father,

we bring our diocese and deanery before you in prayer:

bless us all in this time of change;

fill us with good sense and generosity;

form us into the people you want us to be,

sharing the joy of the Gospel with those around us;

we ask this through Christ our Lord, Amen.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help pray for us

St John Fisher pray for us

St Thomas More pray for us

To see the details of the recent deanery meeting about the arrangement of new cluster groups of parishes in Sheffield deanery click here

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St William of York and St Francis of Assisi parishes are gently beginning to come closer by finding out about each other and forming links.

If you would like to visit St Francis of Assisi website click here .

ADOREMUS Eucharistic Congress

Recommended Highlight - Bishop Robert Barron's 2 Keynote Talks.

1 Bishop Barron on the Mystery of the Mass. Click here.

2 Bishop Barron on Sainthood, sanctity and what makes us holy. Click here.

More from Bishop Barron

Click here to subscribe on YouTube.

Click here for Word on Fire ministry.

CAFOD CLIMATE CHANGE

Join CAFOD's campaign to save Our Common Home.

Actions

  1. Pray for change here, here, here and here.
  2. Sign CAFOD's net zero emissions petition in the church foyer or here .
  3. Read Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si

More Actions

  1. Reflect on Laudato Si here.
  2. Pray the Novena to St Francis for the love of Creation.Start on 26 Sept.
  3. Use the CAFOD chart to think about some simple things our community could do. here
  4. Talk to family and friends about the need for change.

Alpha at St William's

To register interest in join this course please email the parish office

DR19 Thurs - Fri 7-8 Feb

Fr John and six parishioners attended the two day Divine Renovation 19 conference. it was challenging, stimulating and, sometimes, noisy, with maybe 400 participants including at least sixty priests and four bishops.

The basic aim of the conference was to encourage parishes to have a stonger and much more explicit focus on bringing people to Jesus (on 'fishing', in the language of this Sunday's gospel). Curious?

Find out more here or for photos visit facebook

Sheffield Deanery Mass Times Click here.m

Quick Links:

For this week's Mass Times - Parish Calendar

Usual Mass times

This week's Bulletin or here (if the bulletin is not current please email office@stwilliamofyorksheffield.org.uk and say so)

Baptism

Funerals and Planning your own funeral

Weddings

Location

Mass elsewhere

Today's scripture readings for Mass (and links to the Divine Office).

The Pope's Monthly Prayer Intention Video

Links to other sites

52nd International Eucharistic Congress, Budapest, 2020

St William's Covenant with the Poor

Annual Renewal Sat/Sun 16/17 November 2019

Click here to see our Covenant with the Poor.

Click here to see our Charitable Giving Guidelines

Click here to read about some of the charities we supported in 2018.

To read Pope Francis' message for World day of the Poor click here.

At the meeting on 30 June 2019 it was decided to support these charities:

  • 750 to Sheffield City of Sanctuary Welcome Centre
  • 750 to St Wilfrid’s Centre
  • 750 to Friends of the Holy Land
  • 750 to Sage Greenfingers
  • 750 to Kenya Children’s Centre
  • 600 to Soup Run
  • 300 to Snowdrop Project
  • 250 to Pax Christi
  • 200 to Aid to the Church in Need
  • 25 to StopGap Membership fee
  • 25 to Church Action on Poverty (Sheffield) Membership fee
  • 250 in reserve for needs arising later in the year
  • 5,400