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For Ash Wednesday and Lent: St German’s Cathedral, Isle of Man, 14 February 2018 Because I do not hope to turn again Because I do not hope Because I do not hope to turn So begins one of the great modernist poems of English literature: Ash-Wednesday by TS Eliot. … Read more
St George’s Church, Douglas Holocaust Memorial Service: 28 January 2018 ‘The Power of Words’ Words have the power to cause immense harm and hurt, and they have the power to heal. They can hurt at the simplest and most superficial level, and they can also do so at the deepest… Read more
New Year Message The turn of the year is a time both for reflection and for looking forward. So, in wishing you a Happy New Year, I offer five things that I have discovered in my first three months here as bishop, and five things that I hope for in… Read more
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
There is a saying that ‘It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive’, and, while there have been times in my life when I have held that to be true, today I am going to disagree. It is very good indeed to have arrived, and I begin by greeting… Read more
Bishop of Sodor and Man Announced 4 May 2017 The next Bishop of Sodor and Man will be The Venerable Peter Andrew Eagles, Downing Street has announced today. Aged 57 he is currently Archdeacon for the Army and also Deputy Chaplain-General of the Royal Army Chaplains' Department. Commenting on his appointment he has… Read more