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The Revd D. Geoffrey G. Davies

A correspondent writes: THE Revd Geoffrey Davies, who died on 24 August, aged 91, had a long career in the Church in Wales and the Church of England. Ordained in Brecon in 1951, and serving for two years as a minor canon of the cathedral, he left the area in 1955, to serve at Oystermouth,...

Canon William Jones

Canon Idris Thomas writes: ON THE death of Canon William Jones on 1 September, aged 85, Bangor diocese lost a popular and a much loved priest. He was ordained 60 years ago, and, until a few weeks before his death was still taking services in the Churches of the Llŷn Peninsula, where...


ACKERLEY. The Revd Glyn Ackerley, Vicar of Shorne, and Diocesan Director of Ordinands (Rochester), to be Vicar of Bushmead (St Albans).BRADISH. The Revd Paul Bradish, Rector of Shiplake and Dunsden and Harpsden (Oxford), to be Priest-in-Charge of Headbourne Worthy and King’s Worthy...

Resignations and retirements

AILEY. The Revd Nicholas Bailey, Chaplain of Repton Preparatory School, Foremarke Hall (Derby).BANKS. The Revd Michael Banks, Chaplain of Beeston School (Norwich).BLODWELL. The Revd Christine Blodwell, NSM of All Saints’, Marple (Chester): 31 December.COOK. The Revd Judith Cook, NSM...


BONHAM-CARTER. — On 24 September, the Revd Gerard Edmund David Bonham-Carter: NSM of St Paul’s, Wandsworth (1987-2004); Chaplain of Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability (1992-2004); aged 84.CLELAND. — On 5 October, the Revd Richard Cleland: Vicar of All Saints’, Ilkley (1967-83); Master...

The Revd Dr Kenneth Leech

The Revd Dr Kenneth Leech

THE Revd Dr Kenneth Leech known to all as Ken, who died on 12 September, aged 76, in Manchester, was a priest in the Anglo-Catholic tradition associated with the slum priests of the 19th and early 20th century

The Revd Professor John Adney Emerton

PROFESSOR John Emerton, who died on 12 September, aged 87, was born in London


Seeking copies of The Anglican Hymn Book with Additional Hymns (OUP, 1986: ISBN: Words, 0-19-143462-0; Music, 0-19-143461-2) 


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ALLFORD. The Revd Judith Allford, formerly Chaplain...

Resignations and retirements

ABRAM. The Revd Steven Abram, Team Vicar in the Mid...

Catholics urged to fuller participation in C of E

Catholics urged to fuller participation in C of E

THE Church of England’s traditional Catholics are being...

Readings: 19th Sunday after Trinity

Proper 23: Job 23.1-9, 16-end; Psalm 22.1-15; Hebrews...

Bishop of London tells story of Diocese

Bishop of London tells story of Diocese's revival

BY 2050, London could be an international beacon of...

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Team Rector

North West

The Loughrigg Team Partnership Team Rector for the parishes of Ambleside, Brathay and Langdale The Loughrigg Team is situated in and around the small town of Ambleside in the South Lakes area of ...  Read More

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It depends what you mean by ‘gaps’

It depends what you mean by ‘gaps’

John Polkinghorne, physicist, priest, and writer, will be 85 on 16 October. Patrick Miles talked to him  Subscribe to read more

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In forgetfulness of the Kingdom

The Church has cut Jesus’s teaching from the heart of its worship, says Hugh Rayment-Pickard  Subscribe to read more

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