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Bishop of Hereford's Message

This section contains transcripts from the Bishop of Hereford's video messages.

Bishop Richard's Weekly video Message - Transcript 20/03/2020

Hello everyone. This is going to be the first of a weekly video I’m going to send out while the coronavirus crisis continues. I’m conscious this isn’t an ideal start to my ministry as your Bishop

Bishop Richard's Weekly video Message - Transcript 26/03/2020

Hello everyone. I hope that you are all bearing up in this strange new world. I’ve certainly been inspired by the stories of creative engagement and pastoral care going on across our diocese

Bishop Richard's Weekly video Message - Transcript 16/04/2020

I was never brilliant at maths at school. I remember the experience of maths lessons where the teacher tried to explain new concepts to the class.I recognised the individual words, but put together in a sentence, they made no sense to me at all.

Bishop Richard's Weekly video Message - Transcript 23/04/2020

This time of isolation makes communication very difficult.We can talk at a distance and connect through social media in many ways, but it’s no substitute for a face to face conversation.I’m conscious of that as I share with you through these videos.

Bishop Richard's Weekly video Message - Transcript 02/04/2020

Hello everyone. I do hope you are bearing up two weeks in to our restrictions. Its hard for everyone, but I’m constantly encouraged by the creativity and sheer ingenuity people are exercising to continue connecting and caring for one another.

Bishop Richard's Weekly video Message - Transcript 09/04/2020

Some years ago, I attended the funeral of a very gifted young man who died all too young of a very nasty but short illness. His family had a vibrant Christian faith and the funeral was a great celebration of resurrection hope in a packed church.

Hereford Times Article - 06/04/2020

This is my first article in the Hereford Times since I became Bishop of Hereford a couple of weeks ago. I'm very grateful for the many notes of welcome and good wishes that I have received since moving to Hereford.I am very much looking forward to eventually getting out and about as soon as social distancing permits.

Statement from Hereford Diocese regarding Bishop Richard Jackson

A spokesperson for Hereford Diocese said: “We can confirm that following his return from Venice, on Tuesday 25 February, the Rt Revd Richard Jackson sought advice from NHS 111 and took the precautionary measure of self-isolating

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