Priest: Fr Bill East, 41 Potter Hill,
Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 8AD
Tel. 01751 472727 -

Our Groups

Friday Fellowship

The Friday Fellowship meets fortnightly for prayer and discussion of the faith.  Our group includes eight to ten women.  Reflection and discussion on a parable, theme, or the Sunday readings is followed by a chance to pray together.

Ryedale Walsingham Association

Part of the national Walsingham Association, Ryedale Walsingham Association exists to encourage devotion to Our Lady and promote pilgrimages to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in Norfolk.  Our next pilgrimage is on 1-3 May 2016.   The group meets about six times a year, and all are welcome to attend.  Watch the weekly bulletin for news of meetings.

Society of St Vincent de Paul

St Joseph’s SVP Conference, provides friendship and support, principally through short regular visits and lifts to those who are at home or in residential homes or hospital.  To find out more, or if you would like a visit, contact us at


Music adds greatly to the beauty and worshipful atmosphere of the 11 am Mass on Sundays.   Our team of musicians are always keen to hear of parishioners who may be able to help. Please speak to one of them after Mass.

Flower Arrangers 

For most of the year, the sanctuary is adorned with fresh flowers.  If you want to join the team of Flower Arrangers, please speak to any of the people on our rota.  For this year’s rota, click here.

Church Cleaners 

The team of Church Cleaners help keep the church in tiptop shape.  Before the great feasts, it’s all hands on deck!    For this year’s rota, click here.

Craft and Chat 

Bring your knitting, or come and learn a new craft.  Once a month we meet to make things for for our Fêtes and Sales of Work.  Check the Weekly Bulletin to see if there is a Craft and Chat morning coming up.  Enjoy the company and the challenge.

For more information on any of our groups, email