Welcome to Manchester Cathedral

 

Rogers Govender
Dean of Manchester

Thank you for visiting our website and I hope you will soon be able to visit Manchester Cathedral set in the vibrant city centre of Manchester, surrounded by shops and offices where thousands of people meet for business, work, shopping and leisure.  In the midst of this great city we also have many urban challenges including poverty and homelessness.  Our calling is to be a Christian community celebrating our diversity, supporting those in need and creating hope in the love of God in Jesus Christ.  We serve a large, diverse urban diocese and county with ten towns which includes the two cities of Manchester and Salford. 

Our vision is to grow, build community and make a difference in our society and wider world through the good news of our Lord Jesus Christ.  We seek to live out our faith in God in practical ways and to be an inclusive Cathedral as we see the grace of God at work around us.  I am also pleased to say that we make great music through our choirs and musicians and you can experience this at our regular services during the week and on Sundays.

This website will provide helpful information if you are seeking to explore the Christian faith, attend a service of worship or planning a visit.  If we can be of further assistance to you please do not hesitate to contact us.

God bless you!

Today's Services

Friday 05 Jun 2020

00:00 All Public Worship Suspended (due to Coronavirus)
09:00 Morning Prayer (live streamed on Facebook)
16:30 Evening Prayer (live streamed on Facebook)

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W/C Sunday, 7 June 2020

Order of Service for Trinity Sunday

Date online: 5 June 2020

The Order of Service for Trinity Sunday is now available for download. Our Trinity Sunday Eucharist will be livestreamed from 10.30am on Sunday 7 June 2020 and you can join us via the Cathedral's ...

The Dean's Sermon for the Feast of Pentecost

Date online: 1 June 2020

Watch the Dean of Manchester as he preaches his sermon for St Matthew's, Hayfields, Pietermaritzburg, SA, on the Feast of Pentecost Sunday, 31 May 2020.

Order of Service for the Feast of Pentecost

Date online: 27 May 2020

The Bishop of Middleton, the Rt Revd Mark Davies, will preside and preach for the Feast of Pentecost on Sunday 31 May 2020 at 10.30am and the Order of Service is now available for download. The ...

Order of Service for Ascension Day

Date online: 20 May 2020

Order of Service for Ascension Day

The Order of Service for Ascension Day is now available for download. The Bishop of Manchester will preside and preach for Ascension Day on 21 May 2020 at 12 noon livestreamed on the Cathedral's ...

Act of Remembrance at 9am on Friday 22 May 2020

Date online: 18 May 2020

On Friday 22 May at 9am an 'Act of Remembrance' to mark the third anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack will take place as part of our Morning Prayer. We will pray for all who were killed and ...

The Big Picnic for Hope

Date online: 1 May 2020

The Big Picnic for Hope

Join in the ‘Big Picnic for Hope’ on Friday 8 May by having a picnic at home to help honour heroes past and present. Send us your photos and join others around the country doing the same using ...

Sergio Silva Organ Recital

Date: Saturday, 13 June 2020

Sergio Silva Organ Recital

On Saturday 13 June at 11am the Cathedral will host Sergio Silva in a concert of organ music. Entrance to this recital is free. Born in Lisbon, Sérgio Silva studied the organ with ...

Be a Chorister for a Day

Date: Saturday, 13 June 2020

Be a Chorister for a Day

Explore the Cathedral, try on chorister robes and have a go at brass-rubbing! This is a free event. All music will be provided. Each child attending needs a responsible adult to be present during ...

London Concertante Presents Vivaldi The Four Seasons by Candlelight

Date: Sunday, 14 June 2020

London Concertante Presents Vivaldi The Four Seasons by Candlelight

Programme Mozart - Symphony No. 29 Mozart - Concerto for Flute and Harp Vivaldi - Four Seasons If you are looking for a romantic, candlelit experience - or simply want to enjoy some classical ...

Chetham’s School of Music Lunchtime Concert

Date: Thursday, 18 June 2020

Chetham’s ‘Music for a While’ series profiles individual students from the School of Music as they perform with staff accompanists. Donations are welcome at the end of the concert to support ...

The Piccadilly Sinfonietta

Date: Saturday, 20 June 2020

Programme to include Vivaldi's Le Quattro Stagioni and a Mozart piano concerto. MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON. ...

Cathedral Fellowship of Widowed People

Date: Saturday, 25 July 2020

A Cathedral Fellowship has been formed for men and women who have lost a life partner under any circumstances, whether through bereavement, divorce or the ending of a civil or any other partnership. ...

Terrific Tuesday

Date: Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Come and explore different elements of the Cathedral and participate in craft activities. Suitable for families with children primarily aged 3-8 (though we welcome all ages). Free, although ...

Terrific Tuesday

Date: Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Come and explore different elements of the Cathedral and participate in craft activities. Suitable for families with children primarily aged 3-8 (though we welcome all ages). Free, although ...

Eucharistic Adoration

Date: Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Eucharistic Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration will be offered every Wednesday in the Lady Chapel from 12noon until 1pm. This silent time of prayer is open to everyone – it doesn’t matter if you only stay for ten minutes ...