Diocesan Blog

Royal Air Force Centenary Screen

Royal Air Force Centenary Screen

Royal Air Force Centenary Screen St. George's Church, Douglas, celebrates the installation of a Royal Air Force Centenary Screen to enclose their War Memorial Chapel of Remembrance. This celebrates the centenary of service and sacrifice of the RAF over the century since it was first formed, and also, in this centenary of the end of the Great War, marks that solemn occasion. The church are immensely grateful to the Royal Air Forces Association (IoM) who have paid for this work in its entirety - which is costing c. £23k. The intention had been to remove the memorial windows from the now redundant All Saints Church in Douglas, and install them in a purpose built screen made by T.E. Leece & Sons. This was found to be impossible to do without a high risk of destroying the originals, and so T.E.Cobbons were commissioned to make replicas. The Lt. Governor, Mayor of… Read more


John Bell Visit

John Bell Visit

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Archbishop of Canterbury's speech at the TUC

Archbishop of Canterbury's speech at the TUC

Watch or read the Archbishop of Canterbury's speech at the Trades Union Congress conference in Manchester         Transcript as delivered:  Two thousand five hundred years ago, the Prophet Amos, speaking into a society divided between rich and poor, which had forgotten the values which alone could… Read more