The light of the world

21 April 2017


The Bishop of Durham, the Rt Revd Paul Butler, lights the paschal candle at Durham Cathedral’s Easter Dawn Liturgy, when two people were baptised, and 25 were confirmed

“Jesus” leaves the market place in Settle, North Yorkshire, on his way to Calvary, as part of the annual Passion play in the town, which is organised by the local Churches Together group

Another Passion Play, in Reedham, Norfolk, drew crowds of 500 people and had a cast of 112

Forthcoming Events

16-18 February 2018
Church Times Festival of Faith & Literature

Our literary festival with a theological slant in Bloxham, Oxfordshire. Speakers include Francis Spufford, Ruth Valerio, Eve Poole, Mark Oakley, James Runcie and many others. Find out more

5-6 May 2018
Church Times Festival of Poetry
With Sarum College, Salisbury. More details coming soon - register your interest here

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