Diocesan Blog - July, 2020

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Prayer Diary August 2020

Prayer Diary August 2020

The August Diocesan Prayer Diary is now available online and for download.… Read more


A Statement on Episcopal Consecrations

A Statement on Episcopal Consecrations

A statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury.  Together with the Archbishop of York, in consultation with the Bishop of London, and after conversation with the House of Bishops, I have put forward new arrangements for the consecration of bishops. These new arrangements are made in… Read more


The Confirmation of Election of the 98th Archbishop of York

The Confirmation of Election of the 98th Archbishop of York

The Confirmation of Election of Bishop Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell as the 98th Archbishop of York took place on Thursday 9 July at 11am. The full Order of Service can be downloaded here: Weblink Bishop Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell, today took up the historic Braganza Crozier – his staff of… Read more


First online prison church service to be broadcast by Church of England

First online prison church service to be broadcast by Church of England

On Sunday 5 July, prisoners and their families will be able to worship together during the first-ever online prison church service broadcast by the Church of England. The service will be broadcast from 9am on prison television and radio, as well as on the Church of England’s website, Facebook… Read more


New Theological College planned for the Isle of Man and North-West of England

New Theological College planned for the Isle of Man and North-West of England

Bishop Peter writes: “I am delighted that the Diocese of Sodor and Man is to share with our colleagues in the North-West of England in the creation of a new theological college.  Building on the strengths of our current regional providers, we look to implement a new vision for theological… Read more