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Design the official Cathedral Christmas Card - deadline extended!

We have extended the deadline for entry to the Design our Christmas card competition. Entries can be submitted until 4pm on Friday 3 October.

We are hosting our first ever ‘Design our Christmas Card’ competition. This is an opportunity for budding or professional designers to design the official 2014 Manchester Cathedral Christmas Card. The card will be sold to raise money for the Development Project which provides an opportunity to secure a 600-year music tradition, develop the Cathedral buildings, and enhance the immediate environment of the Cathedral.

Published: 16 September 2014

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Cathedral Office

The Cathedral staff will be on an away day on Friday 29 August. The Cathedral office will be closed and will reopen on Monday 1 September at 8.30am.

The building will still be open to the public and services will take place as usual.

Guides and Welcomers will be onsite to answer any queries you may have.

Thank you.

Published: 29 August 2014

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The Cathedral Volunteer Programme

Manchester Cathedral is pleased to announce that Nesta and the Cabinet Office are supporting us to expand the Cathedral Volunteer Programme further.

Published: 28 August 2014

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Prayers for Peace in Gaza and Israel

Religious organisations around the country and indeed the world have been praying for an end to the violence in Gaza and Israel over the past few weeks. A special prayer corner with an opportunity to light a candle will be open to members of the public at Manchester Cathedral and St Ann’s Church in the city centre from Friday this week. The public is also encouraged to pray for community relations in our city region as we seek to encourage a spirit of unity in the midst of the horrific events in the Middle East over these past few weeks. The Cathedral is open from 9.00am until 5.00pm each day for prayer. St Ann’s is open from 10am on weekdays.

Published: 06 August 2014

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Day of prayer for peace to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One

Day of prayer for peace to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One

Published: 30 July 2014

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Canon for Theology and Mission

It is with great pleasure that we are now able to announce details of the successful candidate for the new Residentiary Canon for Theology and Mission here at Manchester Cathedral. The Revd Dr David Holgate has accepted the post and will be joining the Cathedral sometime in November 2014. David is currently Principal of the Southern Theological Education and Training Scheme, which is the regional course in the south-central region of England that is validated by the Church of England for ordination education, training and formation.

Published: 28 July 2014

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Design our 2014 Christmas Card!

We know it is a little too early to think about Christmas but we have an exciting new competition to tell you about - we are looking for an exciting design for our 2014 Christmas card!

We are hosting our first ever ‘Design our Christmas Card’ competition. This is an opportunity for budding or professional designers to design the official 2014 Manchester Cathedral Christmas Card. The card will be sold to raise money for the Development Project which provides an opportunity to secure a 600-year music tradition, develop the Cathedral buildings, and enhance the immediate environment of the Cathedral.

Published: 14 July 2014

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Telephone Fault

We are experiencing problems with our telephone system. Our telephone provider is investigating the problem. It will not be possible to contact the Cathedral by telephone. If you need to contact the Cathedral, please send an email and someone will be in touch.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Published: 04 July 2014

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Minutes of the AGM and Easter Vestry Meeting

The AGM and Easter Vestry meeting took place on Sunday 11 May. The minutes from the meeting are now available to download.

Published: 03 July 2014

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Summer Events at Manchester Cathedral

Summer Events at Manchester Cathedral

We have introduced some exciting new concerts, walks and talks, poetry trails, mini dramas and great exhibitions alongside the daily services which have taken place here for nearly 600 years, every day of the week.

Published: 27 June 2014

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