News and Communications

Canon Hilary of Halifax Minster learns from the BBC, ITV and NHS in Lent journey

First published on: 12th April 2023

As we celebrate Easter, Revd Canon Hilary Barber, Vicar of Halifax Minster, has reflected on his Lent journey, which this year took him into the heart of public discourse.

Joyful celebrations of Easter across diocese

First published on: 11th April 2023

Joyful celebrations of Jesus’ resurrection have taken place this Easter weekend across the diocese.

Good Friday marked by mini Dales pilgrimage to three churches

First published on: 8th April 2023

Good Friday was marked by a mini pilgrimage through stunning Dales scenery by walkers from the churches of Gargrave, Coniston Cold and Kirkby Malham.

Diocese comes together to reaffirm faith

First published on: 6th April 2023

Hundreds of clergy and lay people gathered in Wakefield Cathedral on Maundy Thursday, April 6, to renew their vows and commitment to God.

Let's be 'agents of hope, delight and joy' this Easter, says Bishop Nick

First published on: 6th April 2023

We are called to be ‘agents of hope, delight and joy’ this Easter, said Bishop Nick in his Easter message to the diocese.

Diocese of Leeds Interns hold first ever alumni reunion

First published on: 5th April 2023

The first ever Diocese of Leeds Interns reunion was held recently, allowing interns from the last five years to gather and enjoy fellowship together.

Palm Sunday procession packs Skipton at start of Holy Week

First published on: 3rd April 2023

Hordes of people gathered in Skipton to watch or take part in the town’s Palm Sunday Procession.

Art exhibition shares Crucifixion in new way at St Martin's Potternewton

First published on: 3rd April 2023

A fresh and modern take on the Crucifixion is being shared with people in the Leeds area, thanks to St Martin’s Potternewton.

Step Forward conference helps explore God's call on young adults' lives

First published on: 31st March 2023

A national event encouraging young adults to explore God’s call on their lives has taken place in part thanks to the hard work of our diocesan Vocations Team.

People of all faiths gather for community Iftar in Pendle

First published on: 31st March 2023

Some 300 people of different faiths came together for the first ever community Iftar to held in Barnoldswick in our Ripon Episcopal Area.

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