Diocesan Blog - July, 2019

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Bishop Peter's Parish Visits

Bishop Peter's Parish Visits

Bishop Peter's Summer Diary of Parish Visits 15 July Commissioning of Alessandra Di Chiara as Interim Minister of St Peter’s, Onchan. 7.30pm 17 July Southern Mision Partnership Council Meeting, Ballasalla Parish Hall 7.30pm, 21 July Eucharist at Kirk Maughold 9.30am Eucharist at Christ Church, Dhoon. 11am 28 July Eucharist at… Read more


Temporary Appointment of Interim Minister at Kirk Onchan

Temporary Appointment of Interim Minister at Kirk Onchan

Temporary Appointment of Interim Minister at Kirk Onchan With effect from 15 July, The Revd Alessandra di Chiara, Associate Vicar of the Parish of St George and All Saints, will become Interim Minister at St Peter’s, Onchan, for a period of 12 months. There will be a service… Read more


Father Tom Davis SSC

Father Tom Davis SSC

Father Tom Davis SSC Fr Tom Davis, Parish Priest of St Matthew’s, North Quay, Douglas, has been appointed as Incumbent of St Margaret’s, Hollinwood with St Chad’s, Limeside, in the Diocese of Manchester. A date for Fr Tom’s Institution and Induction has yet to be arranged, but is… Read more


Bishop’s Presidential Address to Diocesan Synod: 27 June 2019

Bishop’s Presidential Address to Diocesan Synod:  27 June 2019

Bishop’s Presidential Address to Diocesan Synod:  27 June 2019 Perhaps one of the foundational human questions has to do with beginnings and endings. To put the question at its simplest:  Where am I coming from, and where am I going? The truth is that it is rarely… Read more


Canonisation of John Henry Newman

Canonisation of John Henry Newman

Canonisation of John Henry Newman The Church of England warmly welcomes the announcement by Pope Francis that John Henry Newman is to be canonised later this year.   Newman, a former Anglican priest who became a Roman Catholic in 1845 – midway through his life – and… Read more