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The winner of Capture the Cathedral: The People’s Choice 2018 is......

The winner of Capture the Cathedral: The People’s Choice 2018 is......

The annual Capture the Cathedral photography competition returned this year for its sixth year with over 200 photographs of our beautiful historic building submitted.

Published: 13 August 2018

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Peace and Unity - Our Manchester Our Communities

Peace and Unity - Our Manchester Our Communities

On Sunday 29 July 2018, the third annual 'Peace and Unity event took place at Manchester Reform Synagogue. The event was a free multi-faith/ community event which aimed to bring people together to celebrate our cultural diversity. The programme included guest speakers, musical performances, comedy, song, dance, activities for children, yoga and meditation.

Published: 31 July 2018

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Changes to Worship times

The Dean and Cathedral Chapter have unanimously agreed to change the Cathedral’s Service Schedule.

Saturday – 4.30pm Evening Prayer

Monday – 5.30pm Evensong (4.30pm Evening Prayer during the school holidays)

This new schedule starts in September and will be reviewed at Easter 2019.

All other services remain unchanged.

Published: 25 July 2018

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Capture the Cathedral: winners announced!

Capture the Cathedral: winners announced!

This year marks the sixth year of Capture the Cathedral, our annual photography competition. Every year the standard gets better and better as entrants seek to impress the judges with images of this beautiful historic building.








Published: 23 July 2018

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Introducing our new Verger

Introducing our new Verger

On Monday 9 July we welcomed Danny Pritchard Shepherd to the staff team as our third verger.

Published: 09 July 2018

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Bee in the City

Bee in the City

Up to 30,000 children and young people are unleashing their creativity for Bee in the City, a mass participation public art trail taking place across Manchester from July until September.

Published: 04 July 2018

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Vacancy: Worship and Music Administrator

The Dean and Chapter seek to appoint a Worship & Music Administrator from August 2018. This full time, permanent position presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator to join this busy, urban cathedral to help ensure its liturgical and musical offerings are professionally and sensitively presented to the congregation and visitors. The closing date for applications is 6 July 2018 and interviews are scheduled for 20 July 2018. Informal queries are welcomed by the Canon Precentor, which may be made by contacting Canon Marcia Wall on 0161 833 2220 (ext. 245). This role involves regulated activity and so will require an enhanced criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Published: 28 June 2018

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Vacancy: Cantoris Tenor Lay Clerk

The Dean and Chapter seek to appoint a Cantoris Tenor Lay Clerk to join the Cathedral Choir from September 2018.

Published: 15 June 2018

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Volunteering opportunities available at the Booth Centre

Volunteering opportunities available at the Booth Centre

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Booth Centre. They welcome people to the Centre, signpost them to where they can get more help, give advice, help serve food and drinks, support the centre's activities programme and spend a lot of time listening to people.

Published: 01 June 2018

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Faith and Peace-building: A Bigger Vision

I was recently attending an Asian event in the city and during the evening a colleague asked me why I am willing to attend such events given my role as an Anglican priest and dean of the Cathedral in the city. This colleague had become aware that over the past months and years I have visited other churches, mosques, temples, Gudwaras, synagogues, a Buddhist temple, etc. My response to this question was that I firmly believe in breaking down barriers and building understanding of differences among the people of our city. By supporting different (faith) communities I believe we can learn new things, share our own beliefs and practices, and build lasting friendships. This is one of the best ways to build a peaceful community. My understanding of community is to be together beyond our narrow, dogmatic religious formations or other such like.

Published: 04 June 2018

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