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Honorary Canons are installed at Ripon Cathedral

First published on: 31st January 2023

A range of Honorary Canons have been installed at Ripon Cathedral in recognition of their service and dedication to the diocese.


Mothers' Union to host Domestic Abuse Awareness Day

First published on: 26th January 2023

Mothers’ Union in our diocese are running a Domestic Abuse Awareness Day on Friday, February 24 at St John the Divine in Rastrick


£4.2 million boost for our diocese from the Church Commissioners

First published on: 24th January 2023

Key Christian faith projects in our diocese will get a £4.2m boost, thanks to funding from the Church of England.


Prayers asking for God’s blessing on same-sex couples published by C of E Bishop

First published on: 20th January 2023

Prayers asking for God’s blessing on same-sex couples as they give thanks for their civil marriage or civil partnership are published today.


Diocesan Interns start 2023 training looking at racial justice

First published on: 18th January 2023

Our cohort of Leeds Diocesan Interns have started 2023 with much food for thought as they came together again for weekly Monday training which is designed to equip them for life, work and leadership.


DAC builds capacity with three new members

First published on: 18th January 2023

Our Diocesan Advisory Committee is expanding its ability to support parishes with their buildings, with the recent addition of three new members and seven new specialist advisors.


Hong Kong arrivals welcomed and baptised by Leeds Church

First published on: 18th January 2023

New arrivals from Hong Kong continue to be supported and welcomed by St Barnabas’ Church in Alwoodley.


Diocese says farewell to Bishop Helen-Ann as she heads for Newcastle

First published on: 17th January 2023

The Diocese bade a fond farewell to the Rt Revd Dr Helen-Ann Hartley at a special evensong service at Ripon Cathedral.


Bishop Nick visits Leeds school

First published on: 12th January 2023

Bishop Nick has been seeing what goes on in our schools, with a recent visit to Whinmoor St Paul’s in Leeds.


Our Director of Lay Ministry to be an Archdeacon in the Church in Wales

First published on: 9th January 2023

Our Director of Lay Ministry, Revd Canon Dr Hayley Matthews will be the new Archdeacon of Wrexham, the Bishop of St Asaph announced today.


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