11 July 2019
The number of choices we have to make on any day is extraordinary, and the number is increasing.
I googled, “How many products are there in a supermarket?” and discovered that the number has gone up by 40,000 in the last twenty years or so... Read more
10 July 2019in People News
The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby, the leader of the Church of England, will visit Herefordshire and Shropshire this autumn on a three-day tour of the Hereford Diocese. The Archbishop’s visit will focus on the work spearheaded by the Rt Revd Richard Frith, the Bishop of Hereford, who retires later this year... Read more
8 July 2019
As part of the most recent General Synod in York, those of us present have had the privilege of
participating in learning seminars that will eventually form part of the Living in Love and Faith
teaching document... Read more
27 June 2019in Buildings
It is now easier for churches and chapels in Hereford to carry out expert conservation and repair work to stonework, masonry and mortaring and roofs and towers, thanks to an expansion of MaintenanceBooker, www.maintenancebooker.org.uk the heritage website that helps keep church buildings safe for the future... Read more
20 June 2019
20 June 2019
17 June 2019
It is encouraging to see the subject of faith increasingly prominent within our media, highlighting the continued interest in religion and spirituality across our nation.
Last night the 2019 Sandford St Martin awards were... Read more
14 June 2019
A warm, frank and fresh observational documentary series following the lives and work of vicars in Hereford has won a national award, beating Chris Evans and Patrick Kielty.... Read more
12 June 2019
I once visited St Paul’s Cathedral in London during the week. Tourists aimlessly wandered around the monuments to dead white men. It was more like a neglected museum than a place of worship, mystery or celebration. ‘One day,’ I thought ‘there will be a notice here explaining that, long ago, people used to come here for religious rites...’ Read more
7 June 2019
This diocese has had links with Tanzania for more than 30 years. As well as direct links with particular churches, there have been educational, medical and agricultural connections.
A few weeks ago, I was fortunate to be able to visit all four of the dioceses with which we are currently linked. I was accompanied by Kay, my wife, Brian Chave, my Chaplain, and Alison Fawcett, who is a member of the Cathedral congregation... Read more