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 is Revd Philip Evans, the Lead Chaplain at St Andrew’s Healthcare, a specialist mental healthcare […]

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 […]

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 to join in and witness the occasion. The Ven. Richard Ormston is the Archdeacon of […]

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 […]

New app is launched to end modern slavery at hand car washes

New app is launched to end modern slavery at hand car washes

This week has seen the unveiling of an app, launched by the Church of England and the Catholic Church in England and Wales, which aims to eradicate modern slavery in hand car washes. The Safe Car Wash App was launched on Monday 4th June by The Clewer Initiative – the Church of England’s campaign against modern slavery – and the […]

The Great Vocations Conversation

The Great Vocations Conversation

‘The Great Vocations Conversation’ is a new initiative from the Church of England to encourage all ministers, lay and ordained, to have at least one conversation about vocation with someone new every month. Research has shown that people often need others to show them what their gifts are, and whether they potentially have a calling […]

Receiving Maundy money from the Queen

Receiving Maundy money from the Queen

Jill Cannings – a reader at St Peter and St Paul, Uppingham and branch leader of the town’s Mothers’ Union – was one of four people from the diocese to receive Maundy money from the Queen on 29th March. Here is her personal account of an unforgettable day at Windsor Castle. On Maundy Thursday, I travelled […]

2018 is ‘The Year of Northamptonshire Churches’

2018 is ‘The Year of Northamptonshire Churches’

A new campaign is being launched to highlight the beauty and history of the churches of Northamptonshire. 2018: The Year of Northamptonshire Churches is aiming to celebrate the historic churches of the county, and to inspire local people and tourists to discover these unique and diverse places of worship. The campaign has been funded by […]

The Bishop’s Bible Days for 2018 are underway!

The Bishop’s Bible Days for 2018 are underway!

Over 150 people attended the first of two Bishop’s Bible Days at Peterborough Cathedral on Saturday (24th February). The theme of the day – the first to ever be held at the Cathedral – was ‘St Paul for today’, and featured a meditation on Paul’s conversion (led by Canon Missioner Sarah Brown), two talks from […]

Bishop Donald’s week-long residency in the House of Lords

Bishop Donald’s week-long residency in the House of Lords

Bishop Donald was in attendance in the House of Lords last week (Monday 22nd to Friday 26th January). As the designated ‘Duty Bishop’ he opened proceedings each day by leading the House in prayer. He also made two speeches during the week. On Monday, he took part in a debate on the anonymity of dead […]

Sarah Brown is installed as Canon Missioner of Peterborough Cathedral

Sarah Brown is installed as Canon Missioner of Peterborough Cathedral

Sarah Brown has been installed as the new Canon Missioner of Peterborough Cathedral. The ordination took place at an Evensong service at the Cathedral on Sunday afternoon (21st January). Despite the snowy conditions, the Cathedral was filled with worshippers and well-wishers – including some who had come in minibuses from Sarah’s previous parish of Daventry. […]

Chris Dalliston is installed as Dean of Peterborough Cathedral

Chris Dalliston is installed as Dean of Peterborough Cathedral

It was a day of celebration at Peterborough Cathedral on Saturday afternoon (20th January) as the Very Revd Chris Dalliston was installed as the new Dean of Peterborough. The new Dean’s installation was attended by hundreds of worshippers, including the Mayor of Peterborough, the Lord Lieutenants of Northamptonshire and Rutland, and representatives of other faith traditions. Whilst […]

New Director of Education will be Peter Cantley

New Director of Education will be Peter Cantley

The new Director of Education for the Diocese of Peterborough from 1st January 2018 will be Peter Cantley Peter grew up in Manchester and was educated at Manchester Grammar School, Capernwray Bible School and Warwick University. In his early career, Peter gained experience of both primary and secondary teaching in Church of England schools, as […]

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