Mental health in the diocese, the Church and beyond

Mental health in the diocese, the Church and beyond

With one in four of the population likely to experience a mental health condition at some point in their lives, work in this field has never been more important. One of those working within this diocese in mental health support…

Bells to ring out across the country (including the diocese!) for the Armistice centenary

Bells to ring out across the country (including the diocese!) for the Armistice centenary

Bells of all shapes and sizes will ring out across the country at 12.30pm on Sunday 11th November to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice, and churches and individuals across the Diocese of Peterborough are being encouraged to take part….

Korea trip strengthens the link between the Dioceses of Peterborough and Seoul

Korea trip strengthens the link between the Dioceses of Peterborough and Seoul

Four members of the Diocese of Peterborough staff team are in South Korea for a ten day trip to visit the Diocese of Seoul. The team – Bishop Donald, Revd Canon Tim Alban-Jones (Vice Dean of Peterborough Cathedral), Revd Canon Sarah Brown (the…

A happy day at Bouverie as Pete Squires is licensed as Giving Officer

A happy day at Bouverie as Pete Squires is licensed as Giving Officer

Pete Squires has been formally licensed by Bishop Donald as Giving Officer for the Diocese of Peterborough. The licensing took place on Wednesday 25 July at Bouverie Court during its weekly 12pm Eucharist service, which enabled the whole Bouverie team…

The Diocese of Peterborough receives £1 million grant from the Church of England

The Diocese of Peterborough receives £1 million grant from the Church of England

The Diocese of Peterborough has been awarded a £1.1 million grant from the Church of England for its children and youth work. The money will be used by the Gen2 Children and Youth Team for its Generation to Generation project,…

Bishop Donald in the House of Lords this week

Bishop Donald in the House of Lords this week

Bishop Donald is in attendance in the House of Lords this week (Monday 25th to Friday 29th June) representing the Diocese of Peterborough in Parliament. As the designated Duty Bishop, he is also opening proceedings each day by leading the…

Ordinations of Priests and Deacons take place at Peterborough Cathedral

Ordinations of Priests and Deacons take place at Peterborough Cathedral

It was a joyful and triumphant day at Peterborough Cathedral on Sunday 24th June as two Ordination Services took place to ordain Priests and Deacons into the Diocese of Peterborough. The Ordination of Priests service took place at 11am, with…

Ordinations of Priests and Deacons to take place this Sunday

Ordinations of Priests and Deacons to take place this Sunday

Those who have recently completed their training at theological colleges will be ordained as Priests and Deacons at two special services at Peterborough Cathedral this Sunday (24th June). They will then service within parishes in the Diocese of Peterborough. The priests…

What’s it like to be a MSE?

What’s it like to be a MSE?

For many people, a call to ministry means a 360° about-turn from their previous line of employment. But for Jane Burns, that isn’t the case. After her ordination as a Deacon at Peterborough Cathedral on 24th June, she became a…

Ordinand swaps the court for the Church

Ordinand swaps the court for the Church

It was a change of direction for Phil Nightingale when he was ordained as a Deacon at Peterborough Cathedral on Sunday 24th June. The 36-year-old is an England international squash player, and a former professional in the sport, but his new-found…