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Ordinations 2024

Published: 17th April 2024

This year’s ordinations will take place over the weekend of 29 & 30 June. Let us know if you are planning to be at the service and would like to robe.

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Her Majesty the Queen to distribute Royal Maundy gifts in Worcester

Published: 4th March 2024

The annual Royal Maundy Service will be coming to Worcester on Thursday 28 March when Her Majesty The Queen will be distributing the Royal Maundy gifts on behalf of His Majesty The King at the Cathedral.

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Living Gently on the Earth

Published: 12th January 2024

The latest Living Gently on the Earth programme from the Cathedral.

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Appointing a new Dean of Worcester

Published: 3rd January 2024

The process of appointing a new Dean of Worcester continues to move forward with confirmation of the names of those who will sit on the panel.

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The Souls of our Shoes – 16 days of activism against gender-based violence

Published: 27th November 2023

The Mothers’ Union has joined forces with the Cathedral and Worcester Community Trust for a powerful exhibition to raise awareness of domestic abuse and gender-based violence.

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Becoming an Eco Cathedral

Published: 7th November 2023

The Cathedral have produced a video about becoming an "Eco Cathedral" and their Living Gently on the Earth Series.

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Licensing of our new Archdeacon of Worcester

Published: 6th November 2023

Mark Badger will be licensed as our new Archdeacon of Worcester by Bishop John during Evensong in Worcester Cathedral at 5.30pm on Saturday 2 December.

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The Dean of Worcester retires after 16 years

Published: 25th August 2023

The Dean of Worcester, the Very Reverend Peter Atkinson, will officially retire on Friday 25 August, after more than 16 years in the post, and 43 years as a priest in the Church of England.

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The Dean's Farewell

Published: 17th August 2023

On Sunday 10 September, we shall say farewell to Peter Atkinson.

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The importance of a long-term view

Published: 9th June 2023

An article from the Dean of Worcester, Peter Atkinson for July editions of parish magazines.


'Living Gently on the Earth'

Published: 10th May 2023

The latest events, talks and workshops in the Cathedral's 'Living Gently on the Earth' series.


Churches mark the Coronation

Published: 7th May 2023

Churches throughout the Diocese celebrated the King’s Coronation today, with prayers said in services and community lunches with coronation-themed cakes and family activities.


New book of the Dean's sermons

Published: 27th March 2023

To mark his retirement later in 2023, Sacristy Press are publishing a collection of 50 sermons preached by the Dean, Peter Atkinson over the past 30 years.


Robin Parry to be Associate Priest at the Cathedral

Published: 3rd January 2023

Robin Parry is to be licensed to Worcester Cathedral as an associate priest with a remit for eco-spirituality, exploring the intersection of spirituality, worship, and ecology.


New Residentiary Canon appointed at the Cathedral

Published: 5th December 2022

The Cathedral has announced that His Majesty The King has approved the appointment of the Reverend Kimberly Bohan as Residentiary Canon of Worcester Cathedral.


Harvest Festival in Worcester Cathedral

Published: 21st September 2022

This year’s Farmers’ Harvest Festival will take place at 6.30pm on Sunday, 2 October in Worcester Cathedral. As with all festivals, this service will give thanks for the farmers who ensure we have food on our plates and celebrate rural life in general.


Bishop John to cycle the Camino

Published: 5th May 2022

Bishop John and H-J will be cycling almost 500 miles on the Camino Frances to Santiago De Compostela in Spain to raise funds for the Cathedral.


New Honorary Canons installed in the Cathedral

Published: 14th March 2022

Ten new honorary Canons have been appointed at Worcester Cathedral in recognition of their work in both the Diocese and the wider Church. Appointments are made by the Bishop of Worcester in consultation with the Chapter of the Cathedral.


Knife Angel visits Worcester

Published: 1st March 2022

During March 2022, the Knife Angel visits Worcester city centre. This imposing structure stands at 8 metres tall and is constructed from over 100,000 knives and blades confiscated by UK police forces.


A call to prayer for Ukraine

Published: 24th February 2022

Bishop John calls on all in the Diocese of Worcester to pray for the people of Ukraine and for peace, and for the leaders of the West as they deliberate on how to respond to the terrible unprovoked aggression of Russia.

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St Clement's, Worcester achieves the MU's RISE UP award

13th June 2024

On 9 June, St Clement’s Church in Worcester were delighted to welcome Sue Coleman, CEO of West Mercia Women’s Aid and Judith Grubb, President of Worcester Diocese Mothers’ Union....

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