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An arty pilgrimage as ‘Hayley Draws Churches’

‘Hayley Draws Churches’ is taking social media by storm here in the Diocese of Leicester and capturing attention even further afield. We caught up with artist, Hayley Fern, who is on a mission to draw every one of our 310 parish churches, as an expression of her everyday faith and calling…  

Prayer cards for Comfort and Hope

More than a million free prayer cards have been delivered to cathedrals and churches of all denominations, including our very own Leicester Cathedral. They aim to help people find comfort and hope in this world of uncertainty and has been shaped by people’s experience of the pandemic.  

Thy Kingdom Come 2022

Thy Kingdom Come came to a close yesterday – an annual event that saw Christians across the Diocese of Leicester joining with Christians around the world in a commitment to pray 24 hours a day for 11 days, from Accession through to Pentecost.

Christian Aid is inviting churches to join together to pray and light candles for Ukraine this Sunday

Prayers for an end to the conflict and for all those affected by the terrible impact of war

Bishop joins Ukraine Church service and vigil near a monument to a genocide almost a century ago

The Bishop of Loughborough attended the service at the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Leicester on Sunday 13 March

Bishops and Archbishops call us to unite in prayer for Ukraine

The Bishops of Leicester and Loughborough have called for time to be set aside for prayer

Art & Soul

A new art, faith and culture group with a Christian ethos has emerged in Leicester, bringing together women from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds, who are mostly asylum seekers and refugees.

Everyday Faith during Advent

Here are some online Advent Calendars that you might find helpful aid's in your everyday prayer this Advent season

Bishop re-dedicates restored school bell

A newly restored bell is sounding at All Saints Church of England Primary School in Coalville

Praying for COP26

As the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow is running from 31 October – 12 November 2021 we've compiled a list of resources to help us hold the conference in our prayers.

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