News & Stories

Farewell to Dean David

Sunday evening saw the diocese pay a fond farewell to David Monteith at St Mary de Castro church in Leicester. After 13 years in the diocese, David is moving on to take up his new appointment as Dean of Canterbury. 


Bishop Saju receives, baptises and confirms Christians across the diocese

Bishop Saju travelled the diocese on Sunday as he received, baptised, and confirmed candidates from a number of churches and the cathedral.


Communities Unite in Remembrance

All around the diocese, churches, clergy and ministers have been leading services and involved in civic and community events to mark Remembrance Sunday


Bishop Martyn's address at the Justice Service

The Bishop of Leicester says we must all be public about our commitments and values so that we can have genuine debate about the common good.


Dean David appointed as new Dean of Canterbury

Her Late Majesty The Queen approved the nomination of The Very Revd Dr David Monteith, Dean of Leicester, for election as Dean of Canterbury.


Bishops express thanks & ongoing support for our worshipping communities

As the period of national mourning ends, Bishop Martyn thanks our churches and worshipping communities for all their efforts, promises ongoing support and shares sermon notes from two of the civic services


Bishop quotes the Queen's encouragement to work for unity at special service

Civic dignitaries and Cadets and guests from other faiths took part in this moving service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving for The Queen.


Seats available at Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving

On the eve of the state funeral, people of all faiths and none are invited to attend Leicestershire’s Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.


Service of Prayer & Reflection remembering Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

A Cathedral service was held at the historic St Mary de Castro Church led by the Dean and Bishops and attended by civic dignitaries and members of the public


Special service of Prayer and Reflection

Our Bishops and civic guests will attend a special Cathedral service open to the public tomorrow evening at 6.30pm at St Mary de Castro Church in Leicester.


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