Diocesan Blog - July, 2016

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Messy Marquee at Manx Royal Agricultural Show

Messy Marquee at Manx Royal Agricultural Show

Messy Marquee at the Royal Agricultural show, Patrick, Friday and Saturday, August 12 & 13, 9am-5pm. The Messy Church Isle of Man team invite you to join them in the Messy Marquee over the Manx Royal Agricultural Show weekend.  In the spring they issued a challenge for people to make… Read more


Churches Security Notice

Churches Security Notice

Following the terrible murder of Father Jacques Hamel in France yesterday, and the attack on his congregation our thoughts are with their loved ones, his congregation, community and once again the people of France. We are again reminded of the indiscriminate nature of terrorism and the brutal and senseless actions… Read more


Bishop Robert announces Retirement

Bishop Robert announces Retirement

Bishop Robert announces his retirement Bishop Robert has today announce that he will retire on Friday 11 November 2016 having served as Diocesan Bishop on the Island for eight and half years and over four and a half decades in stipendiary ministry. He commented, 'Retirement will be an interesting experience… Read more


Growing Faith for Generations

Growing Faith for Generations

The Diocese of Sodor and Man has been awarded a substantial grant to help with plans for sharing faith among all ages on the island in the coming years.  “Growing Faith for Generations” is the intent of the diocese and partner organisations, building on the diocesan vision for ‘together, making Christ… Read more


New Mission Partnership Leader

New Mission Partnership Leader

The Northern Mission Partnership has a new leader.  Bishop Robert has appointed Rev Chris Lowdon, Vicar of Maughold and South Ramsey, as leader of the Northern Mission Partnership from 1st July.    Rev Canon Cyril Rogers has been the leader since the inception of Mission Partnerships in 2010 and Cyril is now retiring. … Read more