Welcome to St John Fisher & St Thomas More Roman Catholic Church

St John Fisher & St Thomas More Catholic Church is situated between the villages of Burley in Wharfedale and Menston, our friendly parish would very much like to welcome you to our church throughout the year.

Please take a look through our website, we hope it will provide you with a brief insight into our church, its history and what’s going on. But if it doesn’t answer all your questions, please don’t hesitate to call us on: 01943 863179

Mass readings

Readings for daily Mass and prayers can be found at Universalis

Catholic Care
Catholic Care is one of the charities we support.  A link to a short video describing its work can be found here and further information is given on our charities webpage.


Parish BBQ

Our parish BBQ will be on 24th June following 11am Mass. Please ALL come, it will happen, come rain or shine!! Adults £2:50 and accompanied children 50p.
12:00 noon until 3:30pm

Burley-Tereli Friendship Trust

An Information Evening on Tuesday 26th June at Burley Parish Centre, Station Road – 7:00 for 7:30pm where photographs, videos and displays to show the projects that we fund will be on display. Chris Inglehearn, Sue Jopling and John Wood, BTFT Trustees

Parish Meetings

Dates for future parish meetings are below, all start at 7:30pm

2018 Monday 16 July, Monday 15 October
2019 Thursday 24 January, Thursday 9 May

CAFOD campaigns

This year CAFOD has celebrated seven campaign successes.  These include defending UK overseas aid that saves lives, asking the World Bank & UK government to invest in renewable energy spending to benefit the world’s poorest people, and calling on governments to respond to the climate challenge in a way that reflects the spirit of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’  More information on how we can support these initiatives can be found on CAFOD’s webpage.

Pope Francis launches new migration campaign
Pope Francis has asked that we respond with compassion and call on our government to protect the human dignity of people on the move, see our CAFOD webpage for more details.

Pastoral letter on the permanent diaconate

Bishop Marcus’ letter inviting us to find out about the permanent diaconate ministry can be found here.