News & Stories


A Christmas Message from Bishop Martyn & Bishop Saju

In their Christmas message, filmed at Launde Abbey, Bishop Martyn and Bishop Saju share what it means for the birth of Christ to have brought joy to the world, even in times of uncertainty and conflict.

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Celebrating Licensings Within Archdeaconry

As the year comes to a close, we celebrate the work of our clergy around the diocese and share with you two licensings that have recently taken place within the Archdeaconries of the Diocese of Leicester

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Leading Young People With Love

The recent findings of our latest ‘listening exercise’ with children and young people in the diocese, on the theme of leadership.

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Confirmations and Commitments of Faith: November and December 

As the end of the year draws ever closer and we get ready to celebrate the birth of Christ, the final baptisms, confirmations, and commitments of faith, have taken place around the diocese.

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Bishops' Study Day: Eco Communities

Anne Scott, a licensed pioneer in the diocese and member of the diocese's Eco Group, reflects on the main takeaways from the Bishops' Study Day on Eco Communities.

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'Limitless' In Their Prayers

An intergenerational worshipping community in Market Harborough have been putting their own spin on scripture, by taking Bible verses that speak to them and rewording them as prayers.

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Tea and Theological Discussion With Leicester's Diverse Faith Communities

Bishop Saju visited Guru Tegh Bahadur Gurudwara in Leicester, together with Tom Wilson from the St Philip’s Centre.

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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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Mothers’ Union Call to Action Against Gender-Based Violence

Members of the Mothers’ Union around the Diocese of Leicester are coming together to tackle gender-based violence, raising money to protect young girls from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in our link diocese, Kiteto, Tanzania. *This article covers sensitive topics - please read with care.*

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Living Well Together Across Difference

At a time when important, and often difficult, conversations are being held within the Church of England, Christians around the diocese are being encouraged to engage with the reconciliation ministry course, Difference.

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