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Bishops’ Lent Pilgrimage

Bishops’ Lent Pilgrimage

March 13th, 2017

Photo: Keith Mindham Photography   TWO bishops have walked 65 miles across Suffolk to meet communities face to face and discover the challenges they face. ...

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Bishops’ Lent Pilgrimage

Bishops’ Lent Pilgrimage

March 01st, 2017

Best feet forward, Bishops Martin, right, and Mike, left, begin their eleven day walk to Bury St Edmunds after the service at Dunwich Beach....

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Lent Appeal 2017: Kagera

Lent Appeal 2017: Kagera

January 11th, 2017

This coming Lent +Martin and I are asking you to consider joining in a diocesan Lent appeal on behalf of the diocese of Kagera....

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Christmas at HMP Highpoint

Christmas at HMP Highpoint

December 25th, 2016

The Bishop of Dunwich spent Christmas morning in prison - meeting prisoners who can feel the separation from their families acutely at this time...

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£350,000 repairs grant awarded to St Edmundsbury Cathedral

£350,000 repairs grant awarded to St Edmundsbury Cathedral

December 05th, 2016

In an award reflecting its importance as a centrepiece of the community and a repository of Suffolk’s history, St Edmundsbury Cathedral has...

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Junk Food? Felixstowe Churches Tackle Throwaway Society

Junk Food? Felixstowe Churches Tackle Throwaway Society

November 29th, 2016

Bishop Mike today visited Felixstowe to see how the town’s Anglicans are making a difference in the community by holding a...

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Lighting the Advent Wreath

Lighting the Advent Wreath

November 29th, 2016

During prayers for the first week of Advent, the Revd Dave Gardner, Director of Mission, led Diocesan Office staff in reflection on the...

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Bishop puts Eminent Elizabethan back on the Map

Bishop puts Eminent Elizabethan back on the Map

November 28th, 2016

Around 100 people joined Bishop Martin on Advent Sunday to celebrate the life of one of Suffolk's historic celebrities yesterday,  a...

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Bishop Martin: Friday Prayer for Syria and Iraq

November 25th, 2016

Our cries, and the cries of thousands around the world, go up for the people of Syria and Iraq. It is hard for...

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New Canons Installed

New Canons Installed

November 21st, 2016

Four Christians from across Suffolk have been recognised by the Bishop for exceptional dedication and commitment to the life of the Church...

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November Diocesan Synod

November Diocesan Synod

November 16th, 2016

Diocesan Synod Saturday 12 November 2016 Change, Recovery, Progress, Growth The overall message was: much accomplished, much still to do.  Synod heard how significant...

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Flourishing Congregations Making a Difference

Flourishing Congregations Making a Difference

August 15th, 2016

The Rt Revd Martin Seeley, Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, reflects on how the summer months can provide us with an opportunity to...

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