|Your new CDN is now being distributed
Our twelve new priests are featured in a colour photo in the August issue of Chester Diocesan News, currently being distributed. CDN is packed with news about great things happening at diocese level and around our parishes. Read on for details of how to order your copies ...
|‘Yes’ to women bishops
The General Synod has now given its final approval for women to become bishops in the Church of England. The vote on the measure was carried by the required two-thirds majority in the three constituent Houses – of Bishops, Clergy and Laity.
|Chester Cathedral gets ‘excellence’ award
A Certificate of Excellence award has been given to the cathedral, which has an increased role as a visitor attraction. The award, for hospitality excellence, is only given to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, the travel website.
|Teddy bears’ picnic in Knutsford
Earlier this month (July 2014) families with young children were invited to a teddy bears’ picnic by St Cross parish in the town. The congregation were also invited to come along and get to know one another better.
|Fun and spirituality in France for our young people
The annual diocesan youth pilgrimage this summer saw young people from Bishop’s Blue Coat C of E Academy, Chester, and Cre8 (a youth project from Macclesfield) travel to Taizé in Burgundy, France.
Cycle of Prayer (Download booklet)
Cycle of Prayer - 29/07/2014
C: John Hughes. LM: Marian Harris, Andrew Hardy, Hilary Chambers, Dug Harris.
Bishop Martín De Jesús Barahona, El Salvador (Central America)
The Church tent at the Cheshire Show
17th and 18th June 2014 Cheshire Show takes place after the 3rd Sunday in June each year. The Show is a celebration of all that is good about agriculture, the countryside and rural life in Cheshre. Over the course of this two day Show, one of the largest in the country, over 80,000 people visit the showground at Tabley near Knutsford.
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