York Oratory

Serving the parishes of St Joseph and St Wilfrid. With the shrine of St Margaret Clitherow.

Visitor Information

There are currently reduced opening times at St Wilfrid’s: 12 noon - 4pm every day, in addition to the times of Mass.

Opening times

St Wilfrid’s is open every day of the week for most of the day. The approximate times are as follows:

  • Monday – Friday from 8:00am until 6:00pm
  • Saturday from 8:00am until after the 6:30pm Mass
  • Sunday from 8:00am until 6:00pm

St Joseph’s is usually closed except at times of services.


Postcode for SatNav for St Wilfrid’s YO1 7EF

Postcode for SatNav for St Joseph’s YO30 6JX

The Rawcliffe Bar Park and Ride stops two minutes from St Wilfrid’s on Museum Street.

Five minutes’ walk from St Wilfrid’s Bootham Row Car Park and Marygate Car Park are very convenient.

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Visiting Priests

Priests wishing to celebrate or concelebrate Mass in the Shrine of St Margaret Clitherow, at St Wilfrid’s or St Joseph’s (whether alone or with a group) must send their testimonial of good standing to the Safeguarding Office at the Diocese of Middlesbrough. We cannot accept any booking until we have written confirmation that this has been received.

Middlesbrough Diocesan Safeguarding Office, 50a The Avenue, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough TS5 6QT.