Saint Wite - Saint Candida

Saint Candida and Holy Cross welcomes you to this website.

Having served the local community of Whitchurch Canonicorum in the Marshwood Vale for over a millennium Saint Candida and the Holy Cross (known locally as The Cathedral of the Vale) is a wealth of religous and historical significance.

With regular weekly services St Candida and Holy Cross, along with the churches of Stanton St Gabriel's and St John the Baptist Fishponds, they make up the parish of Whitchurch Canonicorum. All three churches hold regular events and activities and serve their local communities.

The Church of St Candida and Holy Cross is open daily to visitors between the hours of 10:00 am and 4:00 pm.

If you are planning a visit outside of these hours or would like to organise a group tour of the church please contact the Church Warden using the details in the side panel.

Services & Events

St Candida & Holy Cross Church

10:00 am - 4:00pm**

Christmas Services 2017

10th Dec

9:30am Cong Matins - Fishpond

11:00am Eucharist - St Candida

16th Dec, Sat

10:00-12 Decorate the Church - St Candida

17th Dec

9:30am Christmas Short n Sweet - Fishpond
11:00am Eucharist - St Candida

21st Dec, Thurs

7:00pm Carols by Candlelight - St Candida
With Mince Pies and Mulled Wine

24th Dec, Sun

6:00pm Carol Service - Fishpond

11:00pm Midnight Mass - St Candida

25th Dec, Mon

9:30am Christmas Eucharist - St Gabriel

**Contact the Church Warden if you would like to plan a visit to the church outside the regular open hours.

Contact Info:

St Candida and Holy Cross
Whitchurch Canonicorum
Dorset DT6 6RJ