News & Stories

Revd Dr Sarah Siddique Gill Appointed as Leicester Cathedral’s Canon Missioner

The Very Revd Karen Rooms, Dean of Leicester, and the Rt Revd Martyn Snow, Bishop of Leicester, are delighted to announce that the Revd Dr Sarah Siddique Gill, currently Vicar of the United Benefice of St. Stephen with St. James, Blackburn and Assistant Archdeacon in the Diocese of Blackburn, has been appointed as the new Canon Missioner for Leicester Cathedral.

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Ordinations 2024

We are delighted to report that the 2024 Petertide Ordinations in the Diocese of Leicester took place over the weekend in two joyful services at Leicester Cathedral.


Final Annual Service for the Royal Leicestershire Tigers Held in the Cathedral

On Sunday 16 June, members of the Royal Tigers’ Association and the Royal Anglian Regiment celebrated their final annual service at Leicester Cathedral, with their Regimental Standard being presented to the Dean for “eternal safekeeping” in the Cathedral and two plaques in memory of two former Commanding Officers of the Regiment being dedicated. 


Giving Thanks For Our Safeguarding Coordinators

A service of thanksgiving was held during choral evensong at Leicester Cathedral to mark the work of all those who serve as safeguarding coordinators in the Diocese of Leicester.

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Prayers For Ordinations 2024

Please pray for all those to be ordained, and especially those to be ordained in the Diocese of Leicester this Petertide

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New Lay Ministers Licensed at the Diocese’s Called Together Service

On Saturday 18 May, 11 new Associate Ministers were licensed at the annual Called Together service - a celebration and licensing of lay ministers from across the diocese, including Pastoral Assistants, Pioneers and Evangelists.


The Very Revd Karen Rooms Installed as Dean of Leicester

On Saturday 9 March, the Very Revd Canon Rooms was installed by Bishop Martyn as the new Dean of Leicester.


A Celebration of New Beginnings and a Commitment to Shared Ministry

The Revd Julia Bradshaw was licenced as Anglican Chaplain at HMP Gartree.

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Women's Ministry Group Commissioned by Bishop Martyn

Seven women were commissioned by Bishop Martyn at a service at Leicester Cathedral on Sunday 28 January to serve as the Diocese’s Women’s Ministry Group.


Three New Canons Installed at Leicester Cathedral

At a service of choral evensong on Sunday 28 January, three new honorary canons were installed at Leicester Cathedral, alongside the Rt Revd Saju Muthalaly, who was installed as Bishop of Loughborough.

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