Diocesan News


  • Five New Canons
    Five New Canons During evensong at St Albans Cathedral on November 11th 2017, the following were installed as Honorary Canons in St Albans Cathedral: Left to right: The Revd Canon Steven Liley, Rural…
  • Church Resources for Parliament Week
    Church Resources for Parliament Week Parliament week (13-19 November) is a programme of events and activities that connects people with the UK Parliament and democracy. There is something for everyone: whether you…
  • Bishop speaks ahead of Government’s review of gambling stakes
    Bishop speaks ahead of Government’s review of gambling stakes Speaking ahead of the publication of the Government’s review of maximum stakes for Fixed Odds Betting Terminals, (FOBTs) the Bishop of St…
  • Statement about the late Bishop Hubert Whitsey
    Statement about the late Bishop Hubert Whitsey The Church of England has been supporting the police on an investigation into allegations of sexual offences against children and adults by the late Bishop…
  • Bishop’s concern about Monarch Airlines collapse
    Bishop’s concern about Monarch Airlines collapse The Bishop of St Albans, Dr Alan Smith, has spoken about the collapse of Monarch Airlines. He said: ‘The news of the collapse of parts of Monarch’s…
  • Airport Chaplaincy comments on Monarch Airlines
    Airport Chaplaincy comments on Monarch Airlines The Chaplaincy Team at London Luton Airport is saddened by the announcement yesterday that Monarch Airlines has gone into administration. Monarch Airlines has an almost 50…
  • Renewed link with Diocese of Linköping
    Renewed link with Diocese of Linköping Bishop Alan and the Bishop of Linköping, Bishop Michael Modeus, signed the covenant between the two dioceses for a further five years at Diocesan Synod…
  • Caribbean Bishop’s news of Devastation
    Caribbean Bishop’s news of Devastation The Bishop of St Albans has received the following letter from Bishop Errol, Bishop of North East Caribbean and Aruba following hurricane activity affecting Aruba and…
  • A Church learning to grow
    A Church learning to grow Around 100 people from 26 of our benefices are attending the conference Leading Your Church into Growth. Training is being delivered by a fantastic team from…
  • Prayer for the Hurricane Victims in the Caribbean
    Prayer for those affected by Hurricane Irma   Gracious and loving God, We hold before you all those in the path of Hurricane Irma, In particular, Bishop Errol and our link Diocese of North-East…

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