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The Parish

The Parish of St Giles is situated in the heart of the historic market town of Pontefract, West Yorkshire and currently comprises of two churches; St Giles’ Pontefract and its daughter church St Mary’s Chequerfield.

Both churches provide a place of worship and support to a large congregation from our local community and are renowned for their warm, friendly family atmosphere and strong community spirit.

The parish is part of the Church of England Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales, more information on which can be found here.