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 Cathedral’s Canon Missioner) and Becky Wills from the Gen2 team – flew out on Monday 1st […]

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 House in prayer. On Monday, he took part in a debate on the effectiveness of […]

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 11 curates being ordained as Priests. They were (parishes in brackets): Dawn Airey (Wollaston 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 will be ordained at a service at 11am (the parishes in which they will be […]

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 Minister in Secular Employment (MSE) – a pathway that she didn’t know existed beforehand. “I […]

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 calling has not been a sudden change. “I grew up in a Christian family and […]

Starburst 2018

Starburst 2018

Starburst 2018 – the Diocesan Children’s Ministry Conference – took place on Saturday (16th June), with over 90 people attending. The event took place at All Saints CEVA Primary School in Northampton, and the theme of the day was ‘What roots children in the church, so they continue to engage as they grow older?’ The […]