Diocesan Blog - March, 2017

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Obituary - Rev Leslie Guthrie

Obituary - Rev Leslie Guthrie

It is with great sadness that we report the death of one of our longstanding ecumenical partners Rev Leslie Guthrie. He will be greatly missed for his rich ministry and we send our deepest sympathy and condolences to his wife Jean, the family and his many friends. Bishop Robert on… Read more


A Prayer for Peace

A Prayer for Peace

Diocesan Prayer Diary - April

Diocesan Prayer Diary - April

The Diocesan Prayer Diary for April 2017 can be found HERE… Read more


Lent is a time to travel with Jesus

Lent is a time to travel with Jesus

Lent is a time to travel with Jesus on his journey to the cross. Lent leads us to Holy Week so we think not just of Jesus’ death but upon our own mortality too. This poem by Jan Sutch Pickard puts it well: Truly dust we are, and… Read more


Welcome to members of Central Readers' Council

Welcome to members of Central Readers' Council

Readers in the Diocese have just enjoyed a visit by representatives of the CofE Central Readers' Council. Gertrud Sollars, Vice-Chair, and Andrew Walker, the recently appointed Secretary, made the customary visit by representatives of the Council to meet the new Warden of Readers for this Diocese. Margaret Galloway, (front row R in photo),… Read more


Cathedral Organist awarded an ARSCM

Cathedral Organist awarded an ARSCM

The Cathedral is proud to announce that their Organist and Director of Music Dr Peter Litman has been awarded an ARSCM. Each year the RSCM Council confers Honorary Awards on those who have made outstanding contributions to church music. These will be presented at Celebration Day later this year. ARSCM… Read more