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Prayers For Ordinations 2024

Please pray for all those to be ordained, and especially those to be ordained in the Diocese of Leicester this Petertide

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New Lay Ministers Licensed at the Diocese’s Called Together Service

On Saturday 18 May, 11 new Associate Ministers were licensed at the annual Called Together service - a celebration and licensing of lay ministers from across the diocese, including Pastoral Assistants, Pioneers and Evangelists.

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The Very Revd Karen Rooms Installed as Dean of Leicester

On Saturday 9 March, the Very Revd Canon Rooms was installed by Bishop Martyn as the new Dean of Leicester.

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A Celebration of New Beginnings and a Commitment to Shared Ministry

The Revd Julia Bradshaw was licenced as Anglican Chaplain at HMP Gartree.

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Women's Ministry Group Commissioned by Bishop Martyn

Seven women were commissioned by Bishop Martyn at a service at Leicester Cathedral on Sunday 28 January to serve as the Diocese’s Women’s Ministry Group.

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Three New Canons Installed at Leicester Cathedral

At a service of choral evensong on Sunday 28 January, three new honorary canons were installed at Leicester Cathedral, alongside the Rt Revd Saju Muthalaly, who was installed as Bishop of Loughborough.

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New Dean of Leicester Announced

The Bishop of Leicester yesterday announced that Revd Canon Karen Rooms will be the next Dean of Leicester – becoming the third person to hold the post.

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Duke of Edinburgh Visits Leicester Cathedral

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh visited Leicester on Tuesday with tours of the Shama Women's Project, the African Caribbean Centre, the King Richard III Centre, and the Cathedral


Cathedral Choir sing at the world's oldest choral festival

Leicester Cathedral Choir sang in the 386th Clergy Support Trust Festival, held in St Paul’s Cathedral on 9 May.


Bishop Martyn hears people's experiences of being homeless

He recently visited The Hope Forum - Leicester's Homeless Lived Experience Forum

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