’Children, our love must be not just words or mere talk, but something active and genuine.’’ John 1. 3:18

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Welcome to Cantley in Doncaster

Father Evangelist


Welcome to the St Paul's RC Church Cantley website. We hope you enjoy browsing our site and invite you to contact us or to join us at any of our masses.

Welcome to our new parish priest Father Evangelist Ohaejesi.

Father Evangelist joins us from his previous parish of St  Joseph's in Wath Upon Dearne.

Please pray for him as he begins his ministry in Cantley.

Thoughts and Prayers Color

Tim Harrington, Angela Chapman, Kathrine Sadler, Andrew Gormley, Ian Prior, Tina George, Christine Adams, Phyllis Allott, Lisa Thompson, Elsie Murphy, Sioned Harper, Len Jackson, Eugene Fox, Ken & Cathy Ward, Benjamin Bates, Alice Whitehouse, Joan Whitehouse, Deacon Derek Wynne & Ryan Chilvers, who are sick

RIP 300

Rest In Peace 

Please also remember in your prayers Simon Youle, who has died recently and his grieving family.

His Requiem Mass is on Wednesday 20th March at 1.15pm.

May he rest in peace and rise in glory.

Father Evangelist - An Introduction

Fr Evangelist Chimezie Ohaejesi was born in 1972 and ordained a Priest on 24th August 2002.

He served as assistant Priest and then later as Parish Priest in the Orlu Diocese in Nigeria.

He served as Chaplain to St Damian’s School of Health Technology Okporo from April 2006-9, also in Orlu Diocese.

After taking study leave he became Assistant Priest at the Church of the Annunciation Chesterfield, then Parish Priest at St Joseph’s Wath-Upon-Dearne and St Joseph’s Rawmarsh for 6 years and is now our new Parish Priest at St Paul’s Cantley,

He is a Member of the Council of Priests and Member College of Consultor, Diocese of Hallam.

Welcome to St Paul’s.

Audio Visual Team

Volunteers wanted to form a team to prepare the Audio Visual presentations at Mass; full training provided.

For further information please contact Deacon Chris.

Walsingham Pilgrimage 2019

For those of you with 2019 diaries I have already made a provisional booking for Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th of September 2019.

Please look on the Main Menu for the Walsingham 2019 Tab for the itinerary and tariff.

Please contact me on 07790 533073 or stuartcgrantham@outlook.com if you would like to reserve a place.

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion - A Reminder

Please ensure that you place one of the ceramic discs in the box, which is on the table, next to the statue of Our Lady – if you propose to assist the Priest and the Deacon with the distribution of Holy Communion.


Any cheques for the parish should be made out to:

‘Diocese of Hallam, St. Paul’s Doncaster’.

Thank you.

Service Times

Weekday Time Location
Saturday 18:00 Church
Sunday 09:30 Church
Monday 10.30 Convent
Tuesday 9:00 Convent
Wednesday 09:30 Church
Thursday 10.30 Convent
Friday 19.30 Church



Available after Saturday Mass
at 19:00.

Altar Servers

We’re hoping to recruit some new altar servers to boost our great team of parish servers.

If you would like to join the team and you have already or are about to receive your First Holy Communion you are invited to apply.

Application forms are available in the Church Entrance Hall or please speak to Father Bernard or Deacons Bill and Chris after Mass.

Musicians at Mass

We have a great tradition of music in our liturgy and young people over the years have performed at our services.

Along with the coming of the Baby Jesus, is the coming of a Baby Grand Piano. Jeanette, a friend from America has given us a piano. If there is enough space, it will grace the church and enhance our musical tradition.

Anyone who can play and would like to join our Music group, is welcome. It should arrive before Christmas, but it will take a few weeks before we decide on a position, tuning etc. 

Anyone is welcome to join our music ministry; we rehearse on a Friday night at 7pm for the weekend Masses.

Come and see.

Children's Liturgy

We are urgently looking for fresh volunteers for our Children’s Liturgy Group and Catechists for the First Communion Course.

Helpers with the Children’s Liturgy join a rota (one Sunday out of 5), will be given help and materials and must love children.

Catechists meet once a month for seven months and primarily assist parents to deliver the course materials and love to see the light of faith in children’s eyes.

Can you consider taking your turn?

Tea, Coffee & Biscuits

Tea and coffee available in the Church Hall after Mass on  most Sundays. 

See newsletter for details


The collection last week raised £471.

Thank you