The Pulpit and the Lectern

The Pulpit and the Lectern

Sacred writings and special words The Cathedral is a Christian place of worship and part of its purpose is to teach people about Jesus and spread the word of the Bible. The priests and congregation do this in many ways. At services in the church the pulpit and the...

The West Window’s Remarkable Women

The West Window and its remarkable women. Stained glass windows are a feature of the Cathedral. They help to tell the Christian story and explain key beliefs, stories and messages central to Christian belief and practice. Bradford is known for its ‘remarkable...

The World War I Memorial Window

War, peace and remembrance. The story of the Cathedral’s World War I Memorial Window, begins with the events of the Great War. 1914 saw the start of a conflict in Europe that was to impact on people across the globe. Bradford, like all cities, towns and villages in...

The Mystery Memorial

There are more questions than answers! Where did this memorial originally come from? Why does it have figures of women carved upon it, when it is in memory of a man and a child? Was it ‘recycled? Was it moved to the Cathedral from somewhere else? It is made out...

The Christian Story Windows

The Christian Story Windows In the south wall of the South Transept are three windows which in a simple way tell the the story of Jesus from his birth to his resurrection. These windows were created by a company called Tower & Co.Charles Kemp was responsible for...

William Morris Windows

Windows on the world. The East Window The glass of the East Window was originally installed In 1863. It was a seven-light window, commissioned for the then Parish Church of St Peter (now the Cathedral) by Mrs. Richard Tolson in memory of her late husband a Bradford...
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