Thy Kingdom Come, 11 days of prayer between Ascension Day and Pentecost, which was instituted by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, reached a dramatic climax in Lancashire at Blackburn Cathedral on Sunday evening (June 9) with a closing ecumenical ‘beacon celebration service’.
A spectacular flower festival which attracted thousands of people to Blackburn Cathedral is set to return in June 2020. Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival 2020 was officially launched today, when the patron of the festival, Lady Shuttleworth, planted new Fuchsia trees in the grounds of the Cathedral. The Flower Festival will run for 5 days from
Lancashire is once again embracing the local, regional, national and international ecumenical prayer event ‘Thy Kingdom Come’, led by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, which is back again for 2019.
For the past few years parishes across Lancashire have been invited to attend a themed festival at the County’s Anglican cathedral in Blackburn, to foster growth in faith
It was a moving day of thankfulness and encouragement as some of the original 13 women priests in Blackburn Diocese, ordained on May 14, 1994, gathered for Silver Jubilee events. Exactly 25 years on – at 7pm – a special Eucharist took place at Blackburn Cathedral to celebrate the milestone. The Eucharist was presided over by Rt
Thy Kingdom Come runs from May 30 – June 9; launch event on May 29 in Preston Lancashire is once again embracing the local, regional, national and international ecumenical prayer event ‘Thy Kingdom Come’, led by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, which is back again for 2019. For the fourth year running, Christians across
Minute’s silence for victims of Sri Lankan attacks on Friday 26th April.
APPLEY Bridge artist Kelvin Burgoyne has produced a stunning artwork to mark the Easter season, which is set for display in local churches and also Blackburn Cathedral. The work, called ‘14 Stations’, is a series of watercolour pictures of the Passion story, mounted on a wooden cross. Kelvin, a member of the congregation at All Saints
On May 14, 1994 the ordination of the first 13 women priests in Blackburn Diocese took place. Exactly 25 years on – May 14, 2019 at 7pm – a Silver Jubilee Eucharist is due to take place at Blackburn Cathedral to celebrate the milestone. The Eucharist will be presided over by Rt Rev. Julian Henderson, Bishop of
The Archdeacon of Lancaster, The Venerable Michael Everitt, has been appointed Canon Pastor at Durham Cathedral. Archdeacon Michael has served God through Blackburn Diocese for almost 27 years in a variety of roles and has been, in the words of Diocesan Bishop Rt Rev. Julian Henderson, Bishop of Blackburn, ‘a faithful colleague, priest and friend’.