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On Sunday 2 July, four new priests are to be ordained at Coventry Cathedral. The new priests have already served as deacons for a year. On their ordination as priests they will remain in their present parishes while their on-going training continues. The service at Coventry Cathedral starts at 10.30am and is open to all. No tickets are needed, and everyone will receive a warm welcome at the main entrance of the Cathedral. ...Click the photo for more.

The Bishop of Coventry, the Right Reverend Dr Christopher Cocksworth, is pleased to announce that the Reverend Clive Hogger has been appointed as Acting Archdeacon in a newly created post. ...Click the photo for more.

Each year since 2011, an annual Support Fund meeting has agreed the amount that each deanery is to pay into, or receive from, the Support Fund in the following year. Without generous giving to the Support Fund, we would be unable to continue our ministry and mission across the whole of the diocese. On Saturday 10th June in Budbrooke, two representatives from each deanery gathered for the meeting to share their news, concerns and aspirations, and to agree the Support Fund payments for 2018. ...Click the photo for more.

On Sunday 2 July, nine new deacons are to be ordained at Coventry Cathedral. The new deacons have undertaken a course of study and training, and following their ordination they will serve as curates (assistant ministers) while their training continues. As deacons they will lead worship and carry out pastoral and teaching work. ...Click the photo for more.

On the 25th May a special Ascension service was held at Coventry Cathedral to mark the beginning of Thy Kingdom Come. On Sunday 4th June there was a Pentecost celebration of praise and prayer in the Cathedral ruins to mark the end of the global time of prayer. ...Click the photo for more.

In the wake of the terrorist attack on Coptic Christians travelling to a monastery in Minya, Egypt last Friday, the Bishop of Coventry, the Right Reverend Dr Christopher Cocksworth, has written to the General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, Bishop Angaelos. ...Click the photo for more.

On Ascension Day 2017 a small group from St Mark's, Coventry and diocesan staff gathered together with Bishop Christopher in the soon-to-be restored St Mark's Church for an Ascension Day Eucharist and the licensing of Phil Atkinson as vicar. ...Click the photo for more.

The leaders of faith communities in Coventry and Warwickshire have expressed their solidarity in response to the Manchester attack by issuing a joint statement. ...Click the photo for more.

The Right Reverend Dr Christopher Cocksworth, Bishop of Coventry, joined people from Coventry, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Rugby, Nuneaton and Kenilworth this week to launch the start of the 60th Christian Aid Week appeal (14-20 May) – to celebrate where it all began. ...Click the photo for more.

Last December the diocese was the focus of an independent safeguarding audit. This was part of a two-year programme in which every diocese is being audited. The full audit report was received in April 2017. ...Click the photo for more.