News & Stories

National honour for Filipino Chaplain Father Herbert

Chaplain to the Filipino community here in our Diocese, Father Herbert Fadriquela has been appointed a Member of the Chapter of Canons of the National Cathedral in Manila, Philippines.

Confirmations in Loughborough a joyous occasion!

Bishop Guli confirmed nine people and received another into the Church of England on Sunday, all from St Mary in Charnwood, Nanpantan and All Saints, Loughborough.

Jennifer's Everyday Faith

Jennifer is a PhD human rights student and a musician, and attends Church of the Martyrs in Leicester. She talks to us here about how her singing and studying is part of her living out of her every day faith:

SoundCafe officially welcomed into the Diocese of Leicester

Cake, balloons, songs and a special new status were all part of a Celebration Service for SoundCafe, the pioneering Leicester charity which welcomes people who find themselves without a home or socially isolated.

The new Anglican Chaplain at HMP Gartree is licensed

We are welcoming the new Anglican Chaplain at HMP Gartree, the Revd Emma Higgins, who has just been licensed by Bishop Martyn.

First novices join the Community of the Tree of Life in Leicester

The Community of the Tree of Life has warmly welcomed its first novices with the arrival of Isaac and Tom whose you can find out more about below.

‘Paper' Bible

If you've been to one of the Everyday Faith Deanery roadshows you'll have heard our Bishops talking about “Everyday Prayer”, “Everyday Witness” and “Everyday Action.”

Paul Rattigan welcomed to the Diocese

Saturday saw our new Diocesan Director of Ordinands and Canon Chancellor of Leicester Cathedral, Paul Rattigan welcomed to the Diocese, in a Candlemas service in which he was licensed as DDO by Bishop Martyn, and installed as a Canon by David Monteith, Dean of Leicester.

Deborah's Everyday Faith

Sometimes we don't have the answers. Sometimes our journey isn't deemed ‘conventional'. Sometimes we feel lost. And sometimes we question our faith. Deborah has an enquiring mind. She doesn't follow the crowd – but she does try to follow the Lord, and believes and trusts in Him.

Resourcing Churches meet

Leadership teams from our six designated Resourcing Churches met for three days last week at Hothorpe Hall to plan, pray, prepare and listen to God as they embark on their journey of planting new congregations and creating fresh expressions of church.

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