Diocesan Blog - November, 2020

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St Martin-in-the Fields to broadcast national online service for Advent Sunday

St Martin-in-the Fields to broadcast national online service for Advent Sunday

St Martin-in-the-Fields church in central London is to broadcast a national online service to mark the start of Advent this weekend as the nation prepares for a Christmas ‘like no other’ amid the coronavirus pandemic. The service for Advent Sunday will be the first in a series of pre-recorded ‘worship… Read more


Christmas Live 2020

Christmas Live 2020

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Prayer Diary December 2020

Prayer Diary December 2020

The December Diocesan Prayer Diary is no available online and for download… Read more


Giving Hope to Vulnerable Christians - Silent Nights in Bethlehem

Giving Hope to Vulnerable Christians - Silent Nights in Bethlehem

Brothers and Sisters, This is the time when I had hoped that we would be on Pilgrimage to the Holy Land! The disappointment that we may feel at having to postpone our pilgrimage is as nothing compared with the plight of our fellow-Christians in the Holy Land and the wider… Read more


Change of Gear

Change of Gear

After many years of lively, friendly lay ministry with the Church of England, Paul Bregazzi will no longer be wearing Reader gear in church having decided, aged 85, to stand down this month from the responsibilities of leading services or preaching. Dr Paul Bregazzi’s long ministry was celebrated in Ballaugh… Read more


New Team Rector Announced for Onchan, Lonan and Laxey

New Team Rector Announced for Onchan, Lonan and Laxey

Bishop Peter is pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Alessandra di Chiara, currently Interim Minister of St Peter’s, Onchan, as Team Rector of Onchan with Lonan and Laxey.   Bishop Peter writes:  It is with great joy that I appoint Revd Alessandra to this senior… Read more