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Bishop Guli visits Falcons School
Bishop Guli visited the Falcons Primary School in Leicester recently and enjoyed talking and listening to the pupils and seeing their creative work around the school.
Open Bishop Guli visits Falcons School

Joy at Petertide ordinations
This Petertide, we have been delighted to ordain 12 deacons and seven priests at services in Leicester Cathedral with the Bishop of Leicester, the Rt Revd Martyn Snow, and the Bishop of Loughborough, the Rt Revd Guli Francis-Dehqani.
Open Joy at Petertide ordinations

Special service for hundreds of Year 6 Leavers
Bishop Martyn and the Diocesan Board of Education team welcomed several hundred pupils from some of our Church of England schools to Leicester Cathedral to mark the end of their last term before progressing to secondary schools
Open Special service for hundreds of Year 6 Leavers

A weekend of celebrations for Launde’s 900th anniversary
This weekend has seen big celebrations of the 900th anniversary of Launde Abbey – Ancient Wells, Living Water.
Open A weekend of celebrations for Launde’s 900th anniversary

The popularity of pilgrimage…
We sent Ruth to meet with pioneering minister Matthew Gough and Jon Barrett from Mission and Ministry to find out more about the growth in the popularity of pilgrimage, the significance of walking, and the relationship between nature and prayer.
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Video: ‘Paper Action’
When Jesus preached his first sermon he chose to speak about some words from the Old Testament prophet Isaiah. It was a message about “good news for the poor”, about “setting captives free” and giving “sight to the blind.”
Open Video: ‘Paper Action’

New season at Leicester Cathedral
Leicester Cathedral’s new season of activities, which began yesterday invites us to consider the themes of identity and legacy.
Open New season at Leicester Cathedral

Christians from Leicester represented at Lambeth Palace gathering
On Thursday 13th June, a group Christians of Indian heritage from Leicester took part in a gathering at Lambeth Palace, hosted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Open Christians from Leicester represented at Lambeth Palace gathering

Diocese celebrates 25th anniversary of Ordination of Women as Priests
Saturday afternoon saw a packed Cathedral at a service to celebrate and give thanks for 25 years of women being ordained as priests in the Church of England.
Open Diocese celebrates 25th anniversary of Ordination of Women as Priests

Messy Confirmation held in Oadby
“Peter’s Place”, a Messy Church in Oadby, hosted a service with candidates from St Peter’s Oadby, “Peter’s Place” and St Cuthbert’s, Great Glen being baptised and confirmed by Bishop Martyn. The service, which included Messy Church style activities, was a wonderful celebration of the faith journeys of those being baptised and confirmed.
Open Messy Confirmation held in Oadby

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