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The Revd Michael Read

First published on: 28th June 2022

The Revd Michael Read, currently Incumbent of St. Aidan Sudden and All Souls Heywood, has been appointed Team Rector of the Heatons Benefice.


Looking forward to moving back to Salford

First published on: 27th June 2022

Marie Pattison will is to be ordained deacon on Sunday and will serve in the benefice of Walkden and Little Hulton.


From Africa to Bury

First published on: 22nd June 2022

For me, the importance of ordination is that it adds a public dimension of visibility and accountability to my calling to share and teach our faith.


I decided to stop arguing with God

First published on: 22nd June 2022

Following God's call, André Adefope will be ordained deacon on Sunday 3 July and will serve his curacy in churches at Deane and Lostock.


Golden couple celebrate 200 years

First published on: 21st June 2022

A special couple from St Mary the Virgin, Davyhulme will be celebrating a double century between them when Win turns 100 years old on 9 July.


Visit to Lahore to mark Bishop Irfan's retirement

First published on: 21st June 2022

Manchester and Lahore dioceses celebrated their 25-year link with a visit to St Denys school and an ordination service in Murree.


Church For A Different World Awards 2022

First published on: 20th June 2022

We invite you to apply for an award to celebrate the progress you have made in using digital technologies to grow, nurture and serve your community.


Report of Diocesan Synod - June 2022

First published on: 16th June 2022

The Diocesan Synod meeting got off to a lively start with Wiggle Worship. There were updates on diocesan finances, SDF-funded projects, the Transformation Programme, and plans for the relocation of the diocesan office to St John's House in Bury.


Please pray for our Readers

First published on: 15th June 2022

Please pray for those who are to be licensed as Readers and Reader Emeritus at Manchester Cathedral on Sunday 10 July.


Fr Derek Palmer RIP

First published on: 14th June 2022

Fr Derek Palmer died very peacefully and fortified with the sacraments on 31 May after a period of prolonged ill health that he bore with great prayerful fortitude.


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