A new Dean has been appointed to Peterborough Cathedral

A new Dean has been appointed to Peterborough Cathedral

Downing Street has announced today (Wednesday 1st November 2017) that The Queen has approved the appointment of the Very Revd Chris Dalliston as Dean of Peterborough. Chris Dalliston is currently Dean of Newcastle, a post he has held since 2003. During his time at Newcastle he has overseen significant improvements in the Cathedral’s facilities for […]

New Canon Missioner appointment announced

New Canon Missioner appointment announced

It was announced yesterday (1st October 2017) that Bishop Donald has appointed the Revd Canon Sarah Brown as Canon Missioner, a full time residentiary post at the Cathedral which she will take up in January 2018. Sarah is currently Team Vicar of Daventry with Special Responsibility for Braunston, Welton and Ashby St Ledgers and Rural […]

Celebration of Lay Ministry

Celebration of Lay Ministry

On Saturday 23 September Peterborough Diocese held its first Celebration of Lay Ministry. From 9am until 4pm about 120 lay ministers gathered at the Bishop’s Palace, then the Cathedral, for fellowship, teaching, workshops and lunch. In the afternoon the numbers grew to over 350 for the licensing and admission of new lay ministers and readers. […]

Petertide Ordinations

Petertide Ordinations

Last weekend the cathedral hosted two joyful ordination services.  Bishop Donald ordained ten people as deacons to serve in parishes throughout the diocese and eight people as priests to continue serving in their parishes. At both services, the sermon was given by the retreat conductor, The Revd Dr Emma Ineson, Principal of Trinity College, Bristol. […]

Peterborough Cathedral’s Canon Precentor to retire

Peterborough Cathedral’s Canon Precentor to retire

Canon Bruce Ruddock, who has been Precentor at Peterborough Cathedral since 2004, is to retire from stipendiary ministry in June, due to ill health. His farewell service at the Cathedral will be at 10.30am on Sunday 4 June. As Precentor, Canon Ruddock has been responsible for the Cathedral’s worship. In addition to the daily round […]

‘Strictly’ fever hits Peterborough Cathedral

‘Strictly’ fever hits Peterborough Cathedral

For fans of BBC TV’s Strictly Come Dancing, a charity event next month at Peterborough Cathedral is a definite date for the diary! On Friday 19 May, at 7.00pm, Strictly Cathedral is an opportunity for you to dance in the beautiful setting of the Cathedral nave, with some expert tuition if you need it. More […]

Business Women are encouraged to ‘Be Bold for Change’ at International Women’s Day event Wednesday 8 March at Peterborough Cathedral  

Business Women are encouraged to ‘Be Bold for Change’ at International Women’s Day event Wednesday 8 March at Peterborough Cathedral  

Dame Mary Archer DBE will be the keynote speaker at an event to mark International Women’s Day at Peterborough Cathedral, on Wednesday 8 March at 10.30am. The event will raise the profile of issues that are central to career development for female colleagues and Dame Mary will share her own experience of the challenges faced during […]

Praying for Peterborough during Lent

Praying for Peterborough during Lent

By Liz Hurst Many people think of giving something up during Lent but Sister Catherine, a nun from the Anglican Community of the Holy Name who lives in Welland, is taking up a new commitment. On Friday lunchtimes between now and Easter she will be in the Cathedral, praying silently for the city and its […]