1. Peterborough Cathedral is inviting the adventurous to take part in a sponsored abseil down its 144ft west front. More than 100 abseilers have already signed up for the event on Friday 8 July and Saturday 9 July, supervised by Derby Mountain Rescue. All proceeds will go towards the Peterborough 90...
THE Oxford Dictionary of Saints offers five different ways to
spell his name, and is not sure whether it was in the sixth or
seventh century that St Carannog did much to evangelise the middle
part of Cornwall. Near Padstow, there was a church or chapel
believed to be dedicated...
SEVERAL members of the congregation of St Andrew's Minster
Church, Plymouth (Exeter diocese), could remember clearly the sheer
joy and relief when peace finally came at the end of the Second
World War. Shirley Denny, for example, could recall vividly some of
the events when...
IT IS the simplest of schemes - people save their 5p pieces in
order to save lives. A parish on the Isle of Wight
(Portsmouth diocese) has been doing it since 2003,
and has raised an astonishing £4000, which means that, in 12 years,
they have collected some 80,000 of those irritating...
HARRY the Hippo lives in St Augustine's, Ipswich, where he has
the job of welcoming children, particularly those new to church.
Last month, he was commandeered to a similar task in the Church of
England's marquee at the Suffolk Show.
He was joined by the new Bishop of St Edmundsbury...
THEY started in the north-west of Unst, the land of legend for
most of us where there are marvellous names such as Muckle Flugga
and Grunka Hellier. It is the northernmost point of the British
Isles, as well as of the united diocese of Aberdeen &
Orkney. The Dean of the...
JUST in case Princess Charlotte gets cold toes, the good
knitters in Abbeyfield houses across Britain have been busily
knitting squares to make her an extra blanket
FOUR young people in the diocese of Hereford are being invited
to spend a year trying out ministry in the Church to see whether
that is what they want to do
IT IS always good to know about a church that is growing so
healthily that it needs more space, and extended facilities
"HE IS just like the pictures of him in the papers - outgoing,
friendly, and very humble," Bishop John Flack, said
IT IS an ambitious eight-year programme, but the Bishop of
Durham, the Rt Revd Paul Butler, is planning a series of prayer