A variety of organisations and groups work with Wakefield Diocese to give special support and encouragement. Some are featured here. Other local and national organisations can be explored through the Links section.


Bishop's Development Fund.
The Bishop's Development Fund is giving £60,000 in grants to mission parish projects this year.

Church Music.
Support within Wakefield Diocese from the Royal School of Church Music.

Cursillo is a movement of the Church providing a method by which Christians are empowered to grow through prayer, study and action and enabled to share God's love with everyone.

The Wakefield Diocesan Drama Committee write and produce plays for specific events and hold workshops for people interested in drama. The acting part of the group, The Pamela Kiely Players, put on plays about twice a year.

Society of Catholic Priests.
An international, inclusive society supporting men and women in their priestly service of God within the Anglican Communion.

Third Order of the Society of St Francis
A 'community' of people encouraging one another to live and witness to the Christian life.

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Support Pages

Bishop’s Development Fund

Continuing Ministerial Education (CME)

Curriculum Resources

Development and Support



Local Authority Agreed Syllabuses



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Parish MOT

Social Responsibility

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