News & Stories

Bishop Saju to lead cricket match to celebrate unsung heroes in the community

Leicestershire County Cricket Club has confirmed the inaugural ‘Connecting Communities’ Cricket Match this September.


Widow of a Leicestershire priest takes Vow in the Single Consecrated Life

This was only the second service of its kind in the diocese


Bishop Martyn's final blog from the Lambeth Conference

Global Church: part 3 - building our “dream home”


An arty pilgrimage as ‘Hayley Draws Churches’

‘Hayley Draws Churches’ is taking social media by storm here in the Diocese of Leicester and capturing attention even further afield. We caught up with artist, Hayley Fern, who is on a mission to draw every one of our 310 parish churches, as an expression of her everyday faith and calling…  


A weekend of commemoration and celebration in Earl Shilton

On Sunday 24 July Bishop Martyn confirmed 7 people and 7 people were admitted to communion in a wonderful service of celebration.


Bishop Martyn's blog from Lambeth Conference: part 2 - power

Part 2 of the Bishop's of Leicester's blog 'A Global Church'


Prayer cards for Comfort and Hope

More than a million free prayer cards have been delivered to cathedrals and churches of all denominations, including our very own Leicester Cathedral. They aim to help people find comfort and hope in this world of uncertainty and has been shaped by people’s experience of the pandemic.  



Ten years since the dig that found King Richard III

August 2022 brings the 10th anniversary of the Greyfriars archaeological dig in Leicester, which uncovered the remains of King's remains.


Bishop Martyn's blog from the Lambeth Conference

Part 1 of the Bishop's of Leicester's blog 'A Global Church'


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