Welcome to St Mary’s Catholic Church, Knaresborough


Sunday Messages from Father William

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´ will enjoy your visit to our website.

Sunday Message

Here are some more things for you:

Parish Bulletin

This Sunday’s Parish Bulletin is here.

Sunday’s Readings

Next Sunday’s Readings are here.


  • Saturday: 10.30 am – 11.00 am

Sunday Mass Times


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