Goodbye Liz!

Goodbye Liz!

It was a sad day for the Diocese on Friday 18 January when we said farewell to Liz Holdsworth, our Director of Mission and Development, who has retired from her role. Liz’s 17 years at Bouverie Court has covered a huge amount of experience, adventures and encounters, so we thought we’d ask her a few […]

Albatross – a reflection from the Archdeacon of Northampton

Albatross – a reflection from the Archdeacon of Northampton

Fifty years ago, in February 1969, ‘Albatross’ by Fleetwood Mac was at Number One in the UK charts. It’s a classic instrumental and definitely worth a listen … but not until you’ve read the rest of this article. However, I must confess that the word ‘albatross’ does not take my thoughts solely in a Fleetwood […]

Bishop Donald’s Christmas Message – 2018

Bishop Donald’s Christmas Message – 2018

Healing Our Divisions Sadly, and in many ways, we are a much more divided society than we used to be. During the independence referendum in Scotland in 2014, many who voted to remain in the United Kingdom were afraid to say publicly how they were going to vote or how they had voted. Many people […]

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 […]

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 […]

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