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River Avon garden

St Johns Parishioners have worked together over the past six months to transform our River Avon Garden... Read More...

St John’s Festival Choir

After the summer break St. John's Festival Choir starts rehearsals on Tuesday 5th September at 7.30pm... Read More...

Raising funds for the East African drought

A team from the Bath-based energy efficiency consultancy B:SSEC Ltd has... Read More...

A Future Full of Hope

Bishop Declan has published his document 'A Future Full of Hope' which is available to download here.... Read More...

Edward Roger Wakefield

Born July 13 1910 at Upton Moor, Pontefract, Yorkshire. Was educated at Bedford School and Matriculated in 1929, graduated from Christ Church and was called to the Bar of Grays Inn in 1932. His parents at this time were living in St Georges Hill House in Bathampton.

In 1944 he was serving as a Captain in the Royal Artillery attached to the Special Service Brigade. who were providing a diversionary raid on Brac island off the Dalmation coast, Yugoslavia.

The battle was against a well dug in German force of over 1200. The combined force of 43 Commando and partisans failed. Tacticlly Brac was a failure, but strategically it achieved its object as the Germans diverted three Divisions of troops from the Dalmations to reinforce there hold on the island. This was no mean achievement, and in fulfilling it they displayed precisely those qualities in action which made them the unique force they were.

Captain Wakefield was killed on 3 July 1944, he was mentioned in despatches and is buried in the Belgrade War cemetery grave 9.B. 3-10

May He rest in peace


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  • River Avon garden

    St Johns Parishioners have worked together over the past six months to transform our River Avon Garden space. Our community project aims to clean up...
  • St John’s Festival Choir

    After the summer break St. John's Festival Choir starts rehearsals on Tuesday 5th September at 7.30pm in the Parish Hall. Singers, especially...
  • Raising funds for the East African drought

    A team from the Bath-based energy efficiency consultancy B:SSEC Ltd has completed a 70km hike across the Lake District to raise funds to tackle the...
  • A Future Full of Hope

    Bishop Declan has published his document 'A Future Full of Hope' which is available to download...
  • Famine - Xavier appeal

    The shadow of famine has returned to Karamoja, Uganda. Fr Mitema MHM has asked for your help in feeding the people of his parish of Loyoro and the...
  • Cornerstone Mission update March 18th

    Cornerstone @ St Johns would like to thank the Adoration Team, St Johns Runners, Young Adult Group, Fabric & Finance Committee and all parishioners...
  • St Johns Young Adult Group

    Our Young Adult Group (18+) has been growing in faith at St Johns since 2015. We started with helping with the clean up of our Adoration Chapel,...
  • Perpetual adoration

    Perpetual Adoration has begun in Bath. The Devotion was begun by the Missionaries of the Most Holy Eucharist in France and it is hoped that every...
  • Calling Young Adults

    CAFOD Gap Year volunteer vacancies are open for 18-30 year olds. Last year, a student from Trowbridge went on a CAFOD Gap year. More information can...
  • 2017 Festival Choir programme

    Download for our 2017 Festival Choir...
  • First Holy Communion Dates 2017

    29th January 2017 – Introductory Lesson Meet and Greet for Parents and Children5th February 201726th February 201712th March 201726th March 20172nd...
  • Falcons

    Our spire has been the home for peregrin falcons for many years now. They have featured on BBC Springwatch and can be seen through the nest webcam....
  • SPICMA update and appeal

    Click here for the latest SPICMA Pakistan and Uganda update and appeals.
  • Karamoja Drought

    Again Karamoja is once again facing a dry spell at a very critical time. The people were very glad to welcome the rains at the beginning of April....
  • Famine Situation in Karamoja

    In the last few days we have been blessed by rain and we hope that this is the beginning of rainy season which will eventually bring food. However,...
  • Adoration Chapel

    Adoration Night chapel inaguration The new Night-time Adoration Chapel based in the lower rooms of the sacristy of St John's Church was opened on...
  • Catholic online dating

    Catholic Online Dating is a free to use, modern Catholic Dating website for the UK and Ireland. After launching the site in mid 2015, it has been...
  • Accessing the Parish archives

    Our parish archive: waiting to be used A parish’s sense of its own history is at the heart of what it is and how it comes across to the wider world....
  • Falcon webcam

    Live Bath St John’s Church Peregrine webcam The Hawk and Owl Trust has a single feed running from the St John’s church spire nest box. Please Note |...
  • Events board

    In the Entrance to St John's is a new Weekly Events Board to assist our Parish Communication and give Parishioners easy access to the events taking...
  • Canon Tony's 60th Jubilee

    Celebrating 60 years of Priesthood On Saturday 28th November 2015 a large crowd gathered at the Church of St John the Evangelist, South Parade, Bath to...
  • Mary Colwell's Laudato Sí presentation

    "Care for the World: the Challenge of Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Sí" by Mary Colwell Mary Colwell's talk on Laudato Sí on 4th November was...
  • A Festival of Carols and Readings

    A Festival of Carols and Readings in preparation for Christmas Sunday 20 December at 7.45pm St John’s Festival Choir will once again be leading the...
  • Laudato Sí Parliamentary debate

    The motion was intended to set the scene for a parliamentary session in which backbenchers could give their views to the government on the...
  • Parish Archive soon to go live

    The core of the parish archive has now been brought together and securely shelved upstairs at the presbytery. It mainly consists of sacramental...
  • Young People Group Adoration

    St John's Young People Group will attend Adoration on Friday 27th of November from 8 to 9 pm to say the rosary together and share moments of silent...
  • Reserved city centre car parking available at St John's to rent

    Reserved, Bath city centre car parking is available to rent at St John's Now is your chance to have a reserved city centre car parking space....
  • Contemporary Music Group

    We are pleased to announce the successful first meeting of the Contemporary Music Group. Around twenty people of varying ages and from many nations...
  • Jubilee year CD of music from St John's now on sale

    Jubilee year CD of music from St John's To celebrate the great variety of music which is heard at St John's, a special CD was produced for the...

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Saturday Vigil Mass

 

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5.45pm

Sunday Morning

 

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10.00am 

Polish Mass

 

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12:30pm

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6.30pm

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9.30am

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10.00am

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