Welcome to St Mary's Catholic Church, Knaresborough

New (:) Livestreams and Recordings

June 2020 Finance presentation here.

Welcome to St Mary's Knaresborough. It is the town's Roman Catholic Church, situated on Bond End on the main A59 on the edge of the town centre.  The parish comprises all of Knaresborough town and many of the surrounding villages including Scriven, Scotton, Lingerfield, Farnham, Copgrove, Staveley, Arkendale, Coneythorpe, Flaxby, Goldsborough, Hay-a-Park, Harrogate Road up to the golf club house, and Forest Moor Road towards Harrogate up to and including White House Farm.  For a map of the parish boundary click here.  For directions to church see the Contact page.

Front of Church

St Mary's front entrance from the A59 (Bond End)

Whether you are looking to join our parish community on a regular basis, or are enquiring about becoming part of the church for a special event, such as a wedding or a baptism, or simply visiting the area and looking for a place to worship, these pages should give you all that you need to know.

Church Entrance

St Mary's rear entrance from Church Lane and the church car park

Inside Church

Just before Christmas Midnight Mass

If you would like to get in touch we would be pleased to hear from you. In the meantime we hope you´ll enjoy your visit to our website.



Coronavirus and Current Arrangements

Message from Father William for Sunday 5 July 2020

Free hand-made face masks from one of our parishioners - email Father William if you would like one.

Current arrangements for Mass and other sacraments 

SUNDAY MASS LIVESTREAM FROM ST MARY'S - click on New (:) link top centre of this page

Christians Together Services - click on New (:) link top centre of this page

Here's some more things for you

Coronavirus and mental health and increased risk of domestic abuse

A People who Hope in Christ

Masses for the Sick and Frontline Workers 

Supporting each other

Mass live stream from the Cathedral

Prayers during a time of illness

Parish Bulletin

This Sunday's Parish Bulletin is here

Sunday's Readings

Next Sunday's Readings are here



10.30 am - 11.00 am (but see 'more detailed info' above)

Sunday Mass Times

Weekday Mass Times

See bulletin

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