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**

Dec Services 2018

2nd Dec

8:00am Eucharist - St Candida
9:30am Eucharist - Fishpond

9th Dec

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

16th Dec

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

20 Dec - Thurs

7:00pm - Carol Service - St Candida

23rd Dec

11:00am Eucharist - St Candida

24th Dec - Christmas Eve

6:00pm Carol Service - Fishpond
11:00pm Midnight Mass -St Candida

**Contact the Church 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 6RQ