Sodor & Man: THE Cathedral, St
German's, in Peel, on the Isle of Man, is undergoing a regeneration
to extend its facilities, remodel its grounds, and develop its
Meath & Kildare: A former Bishop of
Cork, Cloyne & Ross, the Rt Revd Roy Warke, has sent me a
photograph of the annual reunion of retired bishops of the Church
of Ireland, together with their wives, which recently took place at
Europe: NO LONGER does anyone live on the Isla
del Rey, in the harbour of Mahon, in Majorca, but it was once home
to one of the oldest Royal Naval Hospitals in the world.
York: WHEN most churches upgrade their heating,
they go for the most up-to-date system they can afford - but not at
St John the Baptist, Pockley, near Helmsley. There they have gone
back to Roman technology.
Ripon: MORE than 50 children enjoyed an
open-day Sunday afternoon at the Cathedral, to explore whether they
might like to audition for the cathedral choir.
Bradford: WHEN the people at St Paul's,
Manningham, decided that they needed to brighten up the rather
colourless entrance to their church, where the font stands, they
turned to Bradford Grammar School for help. And a magnificent
archangel was the result
Peterborough: BOTH Andrew and Sarah Wild
come from travelling-circus families. Sarah is the daughter of
Peter Jolly, the circus proprietor, and Andrew's parents performed
a Wild West act until their retirement - an act that Andrew and
Sarah have taken over.
IT TOOK place in a Methodist church
in Truro diocese, but with much Anglican
co-operation; so that it became a bilingual ecumenical wedding.
Paul Holmes and Jean Pollock are both members of the choir Tereba
Nessa, which sings in the Cornish language, and they wanted to make
their vows in Cornish.
ON A recent visit to Oxford diocese,
the Archbishop of Hong Kong, the Most Revd Paul Kwong, specially
wanted to pay a visit to the village of Lewknor, where his pre-
decessor, Bishop Ronald Hall had lived, and where his ashes are
buried beneath a memorial plaque.
THIS is just one medallion from a new window in St Mary the
Virgin, Wortham, near Eye, in the St Edmundsbury &
Ipswich diocese. It praises God for the rural life that
surrounds it, both past and present, and portrays a horse-drawn
plough and tractor in the Suffolk fields, with wildlife and the
fruits of the earth.
DID you ever visit Walsingham,
in Norwich diocese, by train, and arrive
at this station? St Seraphim's Trust, which converted it to an
Orthodox chapel nearly 50 years ago, would like to hear your
memories of it.