Diocesan Blog - October, 2017

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A few moments of history making...

A few moments of history making...

Dedication of New War Memorial at Malew

Dedication of New War Memorial at Malew

On Sunday 29 Ooctober Bishop Peter dedicated the new War Memorial at Kirk Malew and preached his first sermon there... ‘First Sermon’ preached at Kirk Malew, with Dedication of the new Memorial to the Fallen of the Second World War. Even without the horse and the Landau carriage, it is… Read more


Father Tom Instituted and Licensed at St Matthew's

Father Tom Instituted and Licensed at St Matthew's

Father Tom Davis has been instituted and licensed to the Parish Church of St Matthew's,Douglas on Monday 23 October 2017. He is pictured with the Bishop of Beverley, the Rt Revd Glyn Webster and Bishop Peter. Bishop Peter preached at the service and his sermon can be read in full… Read more


New Parish Priest for Arbory and Castletown announced

New Parish Priest for Arbory and Castletown announced

New Vicar for Arbory and Castletown Bishop Peter is pleased to announce the appointment of the Reverend Irene Cowell to be the next Vicar of the Parish of Arbory and Castletown. Irene will also work for 30% of her time as the  Continuing Ministry Development (CMD) officer for the diocese.… Read more


2018 Safeguarding Dates

2018 Safeguarding Dates

Safeguarding Training Dates 2018 The dates for Safeguarding training in 2018 have been issued. In all cases the venues are still to be arranged. For everyone partcipating in the training there is a requirement to complete the course for C0 prior to completing all C1 courses and C2 if a… Read more


A Second Ordination!

A Second Ordination!

Bishop Peter ordained the Reverend William James Mackay to the priesthood on Saturday 7 October at the Parish Church of St Mary de Ballaugh. Sermon for the Ordination to the Priesthood of The Revd William Mackay:  St Mary de Ballaugh, 7 October, 2017 This is the third… Read more