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Visit of the Archbishop of York to the Island

Visit of the Archbishop of York to the Island

Visit of the Archbishop of York to the Island The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu is to visit the Diocese of Sodor and Man for two days on the 6 & 7 October. He will travel around all of the Isle of Man, accompanied by Bishop Robert Paterson. On… Read more


Refugees welcome to the Isle of Man

Refugees welcome to the Isle of Man

Refugees welcome to the Isle of Man 12 noon to 3pm - Saturday 17 September Sunken Garden, Loch Promenade, Douglas Please come along and find out more about the current situation and how the Isle of Man could help with the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme. Do bring with you… Read more


Church Leaders Speak about the General Election

Church Leaders Speak about the General Election

Church Leaders speak about the election The leaders of the Island's Churches join in asking all the people of the Island to exercise their freedom to vote in the General Election; to seek candidates with generosity of spirit, breadth of vision and gifts of leadership who will identify deprivation, support… Read more


New Canons Announced

New Canons Announced

Bishop Robert is pleased to announce that the Reverend Dr Joseph Heaton has accepted his invitation to be the next Canon of St German in succession to the Reverend Canon Ian Brady.         Also that the Reverend Janice Ward has accepted his invitation to be the next… Read more


Advice to a scribe

Advice to a scribe

ADVICE TO A SCRIBE Published in The Church of England Newspaper on 2 September 2016   The Bishops and the Church of England generally face a bumpy ride as the rubber hits the road in whatever emerges from the Shared Conversations on Sexuality.  Life would be so much simpler for… Read more


Parish finances show record level of giving

Parish finances show record level of giving

The generosity of churchgoers from across the country is highlighted in the latest parish finance statistics. The figures – covering the year 2014 – demonstrate a record level of giving with total planned giving up £6 million at £329 million and total direct giving up £71 million at £481 million.… Read more