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  1. Easter Live!

    Easter Live! 20th Apr 2014 - This Easter Sunday morning Leicester Cathedral played host to the BBC Easter Live service. The Cathedral was packed to the rafters with 500 people in the congregation (and cameras!) to share in a moving and joyful Easter Eucharist. Continue Reading
  2. Alleluia! Christ is Risen!

    Alleluia! Christ is Risen! 20th Apr 2014 - Leicester Cathedral welcomed 20 people, young and old for baptism and confirmation at dawn this Easter Day. See photographs from the morning here. Continue Reading
  3. Leicester @ the Cross

    Leicester @ the Cross 18th Apr 2014 - 6,000 people came to an event in the city centre to remember the events of Good Friday. Watch here Continue Reading
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Palm Sunday

    Palm Sunday 15th Apr 2014 - ‘Loretta’ the donkey was a star at St Peter’s Church Langton on Palm Sunday. Continue Reading
  7. #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
  8. 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

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