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Crozier Group visit the Island

Crozier Group visit the Island

Crozier Conference The Diocese is pleased to welcome the attendees of the annual Crozier Conference to the Island. The Crozier group is a network of bishop’s chaplains serving in the Church of England and every year a different diocese hosts the conference; the Isle of Man has the honour and privilege of hosting the event this year. The role of a bishop’s chaplain is one of the most unique in the Church of England in that a bishop’s chaplain has only one person in their immediate care, the Bishop. A bishop’s chaplain is there to serve and assist the Bishop with the many different tasks that their episcopal and diocesan duties require of them. Bishop’s chaplains work behind the scenes, facilitating the public ministry of the bishop in a quiet and unobtrusive way. A bishop’s chaplain does not just offer administrative support, although that is of course an… Read more


New Vicar General Announced

New Vicar General Announced

New Vicar General Announced The Bishop writes: I am delighted to announce that Howard Connell has accepted my invitation to become Vicar General of the Diocese of Sodor and Man, in succession to Geoffrey Tattersall QC.  Howard is currently deputy Vicar General.  He is also well known… Read more