Diocesan News

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Archbishops ask cathedrals and churches to toll bells for Notre Dame

Archbishops ask cathedrals and churches to toll bells for Notre Dame

by Michael Ford 17 April 2019

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are encouraging, where possible, all cathedrals and churches across England to toll a bell for 7 minutes at 7pm this Thursday (18 April), as a mark of solidarity following the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral.

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Salisbury is the best

Salisbury is the best

by Michael Ford 17 April 2019

Salisbury has been named the best place to live in the UK by an expert panel.

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Four Royal Maundy Money recipients are from Dorset and Wiltshire

Four Royal Maundy Money recipients are from Dorset and Wiltshire

by Michael Ford 16 April 2019

A Swyre sheep farmer and an 80 year old who has attended her Shillingstone Parish Church since birth, along with an 85 year old resident of Cathedral Close and a pensioner charity worker from Holt, have been nominated to receive Maundy Money from the Queen this Easter.

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Expert Rural Panellist announced

Expert Rural Panellist announced

by Michael Ford 16 April 2019

The first expert panellist for the Rural Hope Ministry and Mission Day has been announced and it is the Director for the 'Growing in God in the Countryside' project.

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Ride and Stride in Wiltshire

Ride and Stride in Wiltshire

by Michael Ford 16 April 2019

The popular Wiltshire Ride and Stride will be taking place this year on Saturday 14 September.

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Community Kitchen celebrates second anniversary

Community Kitchen celebrates second anniversary

by Michael Ford 17 April 2019

Two years on from the start of Blandford Community Kitchen, the outreach project run by the parish church has welcomed nearly 1,500 people through its doors.

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Worship, Prayer and a plethora of cake

Worship, Prayer and a plethora of cake

by Michael Ford 16 April 2019

It’s two down and one to go in the Cley Hill Churches as they head towards Easter celebrating the success of the new outreach projects that have already taken place during Lent.

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"I will keep watch"

"I will keep watch"

by Michael Ford 16 April 2019

What is a picture of a man in a flat cap outside a Manchester mosque doing in a church in Poole, Dorset?

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The Running Rector

The Running Rector

by Michael Ford 17 April 2019

A Wiltshire Priest is running his Marathons at a "leisurely pace" this year and on Sunday (14 April) his companion was a Palm Cross.

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Daily Office Lessons

Daily Office Lessons

by Michael Ford 16 April 2019

A group of Dorset primary school children has been learning about the history and present worship of the Evening Office.

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