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Step back in time for Lent and Easter heritage events at St Asaph Cathedral

20th February 2019

Visitors of all ages to St Asaph Cathedral will be able to step back in time to discover the history of some well-known traditions associated with Lent and Easter. A series of free, drop-in craft events will take place with the first, a Time Traveller’s Pancake Day, taking place on Shrove Tuesday (5 March).

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Diocesan Offering final total exceeds £11,000

11th February 2019

A total of £11, 194.80, was donated to Alzheimer’s Society Cymru for the Diocesan Offering, more than £2,000 higher than previously announced.

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Sabbatical plans for the Bishop of St Asaph

7th February 2019

The Bishop of St Asaph has announced plans to take a sabbatical later this year. The Rt Revd Gregory Cameron, who will have been in post for ten years in April, will be away from St Asaph between July and November.

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New Canons appointed for St Asaph Cathedral

7th February 2019

The Bishop of St Asaph has appointed three new Cathedral Canons. The Revd Martin Batchelor, Vicar of Bistre near Buckley and Mission Area Leader of the Borderlands Mission Area has been appointed as a Cursal Canon. The Revd Kate Tiltman, Vicar of Ruabon and Mission Area Leader of Offa Mission Area and the Revd Steve Green, Vicar of St Andrew’s, Garden City near Queensferry have both been appointed Honorary Canons.

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Lottie the church bell given a new look by Ruthin pupils

7th February 2019

The winners of a competition to design a logo for the bells of Ruthin have been announced. The competition, open to all primary school children in the town, was organised as part of the bells restoration project at St Peter’s Church, Ruthin.  The £150,000 scheme, partially funded by the National Lottery, will see all eight nineteenth church bells cleaned, repaired and fitted to a new metal frame, replacing the ancient oak frame. 

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Ad Clerum – February 2019

6th February 2019

In his February letter, Bishop Gregory announces where this year’s six ordinands will serve as curates, provides information about the Provincial Lent course and outlines the current vacancies in the diocese.

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Teulu Asaph: February / March 2019

30th January 2019

The February / March edition of Teulu Asaph is now available with articles focusing on the place of the church in the world. Read it in full here or pick up a copy in your local church.

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Church and community night shelter opens in Wrexham

11th January 2019

A night shelter run by churches to accommodate people sleeping rough in Wrexham has opened this week. More than 170 volunteers from church and community groups in the town are offering safe beds, a hot meal and a warm welcome to up to ten people every night for the next ten weeks, the coldest time of year. To volunteer or support the project, email Sarah or Stephen: wrexham@housingjustice.org.uk

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Ad Clerum – January 2019

7th January 2019

In his January Ad Clerum, Bishop Gregory suggests that the changing of the year, the moving on from Christmas, and the growing brightening of the evenings, lend us something of a spirit of a new beginning.

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Chalking the Door with Holy Graffiti

7th January 2019

A church in Llandudno is inviting children to draw “holy graffiti” on its doors to welcome the new year. St Paul’s in Craig y Don will be reviving the ancient custom of “chalking the door”, at a family Christingle service on Sunday 13 January at 4pm.

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Bishop’s Christmas card competition success for Wrexham Pupil

3rd January 2019

A pupil from Wales’ only shared faith school has won the Bishop of St Asaph’s Christmas Card Competition. Ahlam Jabir, who’s 13 and attends St Joseph’s Catholic and Anglican High School in Wrexham has won first prize in the competition which attracted more than one thousand entries. 

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Bishop thanks hospital staff and friends for the comfort and joy they offer patients in Deeside

21st December 2018

The Bishop of St Asaph has paid tribute to the work of the League of Friends at Deeside Community Hospital. Bishop Gregory Cameron was invited to visit the hospital by the President of the League, his Lordship, the Right Honourable Barry Jones.  They spent the morning (21 December) meeting staff, patients and members of the League.

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