1. Hallowing the Finial Cross

    Hallowing the Finial Cross 27th Nov 2015 - David Monteith The Dean of Leicester climbed scaffolding on the cathedral spire to bless a new stone cross. Continue Reading
  2. Mothers’ Union Makeit0 campaign

    Mothers’ Union Makeit0 campaign 27th Nov 2015 - Members of the Mothers' Union in the Diocese of Leicester are observing the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence with a 'Wave of Prayer' in which a different branch or group will pray each day using prayers especially written for this period as part of the national One in three to zero #makeit0 campaign. Continue Reading
  3. New Diocesan reps at General Synod Updated

    New Diocesan reps at General Synod Updated 25th Nov 2015 - General Synod has begun and one of our Rep's Shayne Ardron reports ... Continue Reading
  4. Partnership for Missional Church Leicester Launch

    Partnership for Missional Church Leicester Launch 23rd Nov 2015 - After five years of piloting Partnership for Missional Church with partners in Nottingham, last weekend Bishop John helped launch a new three year cluster just for Leicester Diocese. Continue reading for more. Continue Reading
  5. JustPray

    JustPray 23rd Nov 2015 - The Church of England has said it is “dumbfounded and bewildered” by the refusal of the country’s leading cinemas to show a 60 second advert promoting prayer, adding that the “plain silly” decision could have a “chilling effect” on free speech. Continue Reading
  6. Buy a Lunch Give a Lunch

    Buy a Lunch Give a Lunch 17th Nov 2015 - On Tuesday 24th November the annual Leicester Cathedral fundraising lunch will take place at St Martins House. This year it will be jointly in aid of SoundCafe Leicester and the outreach work at Leicester Cathedral. Continue Reading
  7. Sound portraits and dreams…

    Sound portraits and dreams… 16th Nov 2015 - Today, Leicester Diocese was delighted to host 65 leaders of new churches from around the country for a day on prophecy and fresh expressions of Church. Organised by Michael Mitton (fresh expressions of Church advisor for Derby Diocese) it was wonderfully disruptive, blending encouragement, challenge and plenty to think about/try. Continue Reading
  8. Bishop John statement on Paris attacks

    Bishop John statement on Paris attacks 16th Nov 2015 - Bishop John Holbrook, the Acting Bishop of Leicester today described his shock and sadness following the attacks in Paris on Friday night: “Tragically, once again we are mourning with the people of Paris following an appalling terrorist attack, and we are praying for all those whose lives have now been shattered by loss. ... Continue Reading

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