Welcome to the
parish of
St Mary & St Michael, Settle


The church of St Mary & St Michael is situated in the market town of Settle in North Yorkshire. 

Our parish serves a most beautiful area of Yorkshire and includes much of the Southern Dales part of the National Park, and part of the Forest of Bowland, one of the country's designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The church of St Boniface in Bentham is also served from this parish.

Parish Priest: 
Rev. Father Francis Smith, The Presbytery, Tillman Close, Craven Terrace, SETTLE, North Yorkshire, BD24 9RA

Settle     01729 822525
Bentham 015242 61315

Website: http://www.ssmaryandmichael.co.uk

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Diocese of Leeds Registered Charity No. 249404

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It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Mgr Anthony Boylan, who died peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of Wednesday 20th November.

Please commend him, his family and friends to your prayers.

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him.
May he rest in peace. Amen

Funeral Arrangements

Monday, 9th December
7.00pm Reception of Mgr Boylan's body into Leeds Cathedral, Great George Street, Leeds, LS2 8BE (no Mass)

Tuesday, 10th December
12.30pm Requiem Mass, Leeds Cathedral

Wednesday, 11th December
11.00am Mass for the repose of the soul of Mgr Boylan at St Boniface Catholic Church, Robin Lane, Bentham, LA2 7AB,
followed by burial in Bentham Cemetery, Butt Lane, Bentham.

Please view the Diocesan web page here . . .

    Mass Times

      Saturday Vigil 6.00pm

       Sunday 11.15am

       Tuesday 10.00am 

       Thursday 10.00am

       Friday 12.00 noon

       Holy Days 7.00pm


        Saturday 5.15 - 5.45pm
        & on request

        Baptisms & Weddings

        By appointment

  Christmas Craft Fair  

church of Saint Mary and Saint Michael, Tillman Close, Settle, BD24 9RA

Saturday 7th December - 11.00 – 3.00

Mulled wine and mince pies

Peter’s Bottle Bonanza

Candles by JustNow Designs

John’s 3D printer demonstration & gifts

Home-made bread and cakes at Veronica’s Pantry  


Clavis & Claustra stationery

Fairtrade goods by Traidcraft

Visions’ needlecrafts

Seraphim’s hand-crafted jewellery and gifts

The Hall Café for tasty goodies 

*Christmas hamper raffle*

And lots more

* proceeds towards The Church Restoration Fund *

For further details contact phone 01729 824535