Peter Warren Ordained to the Permanent Diaconate

Congratulations to Peter Warren who was ordained to the Permanent Diaconate by Bishop Terry Drainey on Saturday 26th June at St George’s Church in York. Photos of Peter’s Ordination can be found in the Diocesan galleries at...

On the move

In September the following moves will take place: Ricardo Morgan will step down as Dean of the Cathedral but remain in residence as co-pastor in that parish Father Gerard Robinson to move to be Dean of the Cathedral Father John Paul Leonard is to move to Sacred Heart...

Open Day at St George’s, York

Everyone’s welcome to come and visit St George’s, York on Saturday 20th June between 10am and 4pm for its Open Day. Opened in 1850 and designed by Charles and Joseph Hansom, famous for the Hansom cab, St George’s stands between Walmgate and...

‘How can I close the House of God?’

These were just about the last words spoken by Fr Ragheed Ganni, 34, an Iraqi priest serving in Mosul two years ago when the persecution of Christians in that part of Iraq was particularly severe. He had been told by militants to close the church and leave the city....

Induction to Ministry of Acolyte

Peter Warren writes, ‘I was inducted into the Ministry of Acolyte by Bishop Drainey at the Sunday morning Mass at St George’s in York on 8th March. It was wonderful to be able to share this special service with the parishioners of my home parish. The...

All hands on deck

The February READ-A-BOOK-A-MONTH launch was hosted at URC Church, Priory Street, an imposing edifice built to cater for the spiritual needs of the Scottish regiments based in York. Leviticus, the book for January, and Numbers for February share a pamphlet. These...