1. Maundy Thursday Chrism Service

    Maundy Thursday Chrism Service 17th Apr 2014 - The building of Cathedral Gardens continuing outside and the setting up for the live BBC service on Easter Sunday inside was the backdrop for this years annual service of Renewal of Commitment to Christian Ministry and the Blessing of Oils at Leicester Cathedral. Continue Reading
  2. Bishop Tim’s Easter Message

    Bishop Tim’s Easter Message 15th Apr 2014 - This year, more than ever, the drama of Holy Week and Easter Day will be something of a public spectacle in Leicester. Clergy will gather from all over the diocese on Maundy Thursday, and on Good Friday morning at Humberstone Gate churches from all the city will gather at the foot of the Cross. On Easter morning, new Christians will be baptised and confirmed in the open air at dawn at the Cathedral. And the ten o’clock Eucharist will be broadcast live on BBC television. In one way or another this pattern will be repeated around our diocese, around the country and around the world. Continue Reading
  3. Palm Sunday

    Palm Sunday 15th Apr 2014 - ‘Loretta’ the donkey was a star at St Peter’s Church Langton on Palm Sunday. Continue Reading
  4. #EasterMeans

    #EasterMeans 15th Apr 2014 - The Church of England today announces its Easter twitter campaign #EasterMeans which will run from Maundy Thursday (17 April) until Easter Day (20 April). Continue Reading
  5. Welfare reforms are not working Updated

    Welfare reforms are not working Updated 6th Apr 2014 - The Bishop of Leicester, Tim Stevens, has warned that Welfare Reforms are not achieving many of the things they were intended to. Continue Reading
  6. World War Commemoration Grants

    World War Commemoration Grants 3rd Apr 2014 - The Growth Fund is pleased to announce that it has granted money for events commemorating the centenary of World War 1. The Committee received several promising applications and was delighted to even be able to upgrade one of them to a full Tier 1 Application! Continue Reading
  7. The Rt Revd Colin Scott 1933 -2014

    The Rt Revd Colin Scott 1933 -2014 2nd Apr 2014 - With great sadness Bishop Tim confirms that Bishop Colin Scott, Honorary Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Leicester, died in the early hours of yesterday morning after a long period of deteriorating health. His wife Margaret and family members were with him at his care home in Shepshed. Continue Reading
  8. Reordering designs approved

    Reordering designs approved 31st Mar 2014 - The Dean and Chapter of Leicester Cathedral are delighted to announce that their revised proposals for internal reordering have been approved by the Cathedral Fabrics Commission for England. Continue Reading

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