The Right Reverend Tim Dakin, Bishop of Winchester, said: “Yesterday’s shocking murder of Father Jacques Hamel at the church in St-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy, is deeply disturbing. It is especially distressing that Father Jacques was attacked while saying mass with his congregation around him. This violation of a place of peaceful worship appals me and is an… Read more »
HRH Princess Alexandra attended the 40th birthday of Hampshire’s Good Neighbours Service at Winchester Cathedral.
Almost 1,600 children from across Hampshire were invited to attend special celebrations as they looked forward to the next step in their education at secondary school in September.
The largest group of deacons to be ordained in the Diocese of Winchester since 2009 will join parishes across Hampshire and East Dorset.
“Yesterday’s referendum has concluded with a decisive democratic outcome, coupled with a hugely contrasting range of emotions.”
The Diocese of Winchester has today published its Review of 2015: Building a Mission-Shaped Diocese.