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The Cathedral & Chapter House with Magna Carta have reduced visiting hours this week due to services taking place- view times here. Regular services will run as scheduled. 

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Worship FAQs

What are your Service times?

Monday to Friday

07:30 Morning Prayer followed by the Eucharist (said)

17:30 Evening Prayer (said)

Saturday

08:30 Morning Prayer followed by the Eucharist (said)

17:30 Evening Prayer (said)

Sunday

08:00 Mattins (said)

09:00 The Eucharist (said)

11:00 The Eucharist (said)

16:30 Evening Prayer (said)

 

What do I do when I arrive?

  • Please enter via the North Porch Entrance (facing the City Centre)
  • Please aim to arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of the service so we can seat you in time

 

 

 

Can I hear the Cathedral Choir?

Yes, We have taken all the appropriate steps to ensure our choir can sing safely at our services. To view all upcoming services click here.

 

Are the services suitable for young children?

Children are welcome to attend with their families - the services lasts about 40 minutes.  Please let us know if you require two seats to be placed together on arrival if you have small children.  The stewards may ask you to sit in an aisle seat so that you can move easily if your child becomes restless. 

Unfortunately we are not currently able to provide a Sunday School, however we welcome and encourage children to attend.

What if I need communion brought to me in my seat?

Please speak with a steward at the entrance on arrival and we will arrange for you to sit where this will be possible.

What if I need a gluten free wafer?

Please speak with a steward at the entrance on arrival and we will arrange for you to sit where this will be possible.

Is it safe to receive communion?

We are following Church of England advice and guidelines and the clergy administering communion are taking a number of measures to ensure this is done as safely as possible. You can read more about this here

Can I receive a blessing?

You can, but the priest will not physically touch your head when giving it and this is still just as much a blessing.