The Rt Revd Mark Ashcroft has announced that he will retire as Bishop of Bolton in February 2023. He was ordained in Manchester Diocese in 1982 and consecrated Bishop of Bolton at York Minster in 2016. Bishop Mark will be 68 later this year and the exact details of his retirement will be announced in due course. Your prayers for him and the family are appreciated over the coming months.
Bishop of Bolton to retire
First published on: 18th July 2022