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St Margaret Clitherow (Haxby, York, UK)Feast day – 30 August

The Parish of St Margaret Clitherow was formed in 1977 – the church building was erected in 1985 when Canon John Mortell was the Parish Priest (please see below). Our current Parish Priest is Fr Kevin Trehy.  The Parish now numbers about 370 families. Mass is celebrated at 9am on Sundays, with the Vigil Mass at 6pm on Saturdays. For further details of Services, and our many activities, please see our weekly newsletter on the right/below (StMC – Newsletter . . .)

 Links:  [The links below open in a new tab]
# Read more about our church:                                  [1) Welcome/Tour     2) History]
# More about St Margaret Clitherow – Wikipedia:    [StMC – the Saint – About]

# St Margaret Clitherow – The ‘Pearl of York’:           [Leaflet]

# St MC shrine in The Shambles, York:                       [House & Shrine]
# Middlesbrough Diocese Page for the Parish:         [Diocesan Parish Page]

# St Margaret Clitherow – history & architecture:     [Catholic Churches of England & Wales]

Canon John Mortell:     (Born 1925   Ordained 17/06/1954   Died 21/08/2005)

Canon John MortellLinks:  [Use the ‘Back’ button to return after each link]

# Link:  Obituary                 – the Middlesbrough Voice (Oct 2005)

# Link:  York Press Article – the “Canon John Mortell Stained Glass Window” (22 Jan 2011)

# Link:  Prayer Card (in memoriam)

#Link:   Prayer Card (Golden Jubilee)