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On the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

Date online: 9 April 2021

On the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

Manchester Cathedral shares its deepest condolences with the Royal Family today following the news of the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh. Our flag will be flown at half mast and we remain open for ...

A Message from The Dean of Manchester on the Death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Date online: 9 April 2021

A short video message from the Very Revd Rogers Govender, Dean of Manchester, on the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.

First Anniversary of the Pandemic Lockdown

Date online: 23 March 2021

On Tuesday 23 March 2021 we marked the first anniversary of the first pandemic lockdown. Welcome to our short video commemoration... "We meet in the presence of God, who knows our needs, hears our ...

Services in Holy Week and Easter

Date online: 9 March 2021

Services in Holy Week and Easter

Hoping that you will be able to celebrate Easter with us this year, either in person or online.Services may be subject to change due to the shifting nature of Covid19 restrictions. For up-to-date ...

Archbishops issue letter to the nation

Date online: 28 January 2021

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued a call to the nation to pause and reflect, and to remember the more than 100,000 people from across the UK who have died after contracting Covid-19, ...

Suspension of public worship

Date online: 14 January 2021

Given the continued severity of the transmission of the virus at present, further changes have been made to our public worship. Sadly, all public worship is now suspended with immediate effect.

A prayer for an end to the pandemic

Date online: 6 January 2021

Picture of single candle

Most Merciful God, we pray for our worldand for an end to the pandemic.  Bless all health care workers and our NHS, Give strength and skill to all who tend  the sick and dying; May all people know ...

Lockdown Statement from the Dean of Manchester

Date online: 5 January 2021

Given the severity of the transmission of the virus at present, we have made changes to our public worship pattern. All our services, except The Eucharist on Sundays at 10.30am, will now be held ...

Virtual Poetry Prizegiving 2020

Date online: 18 November 2020

Virtual Poetry Prizegiving 2020

We are pleased to announce that the Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition Prizegiving 2020 is now available to watch online. Thank you again to this year’s judge, Rachel Mann, who is a priest, ...

Manchester Cathedral receives lifeline grant of £260,480 from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Date online: 11 November 2020

445 organisations will share £103 million, including Manchester Cathedral, to help restart vital reconstruction work and maintenance on cherished heritage sites, keeping venues open and supporting ...

The Manchester Sleepout 2020

Date online: 20 October 2020

Join us from home on Friday 6th November 2020 to raise funds to enable the Booth Centre to help people who are homeless in Manchester.

Manchester Cathedral flies rainbow pride flag

Date online: 7 August 2020

Pride Flag

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, Manchester Cathedral will once again show its support for LGBTIQ+ people across Greater Manchester this August. Marking Pride Season across our region, Manchester ...

Greater Manchester remembers lives lost to COVID-19

Date online: 16 July 2020

People in Greater Manchester who have lost a loved one to COVID-19 have been invited to join an online, interfaith, memorial service being held today, Thursday 16 July 2020, at Manchester Cathedral.

Manchester Cathedral Opens for Worship

Date online: 2 July 2020

On Sunday 5 July 2020 we shall be re-opening the Cathedral for public worship beginning with the Eucharist at 10.30am. Worshippers are being asked to register their attendance in advance using ...

The Bishop, Dean and Canons take the knee in support of BLM

Date online: 21 June 2020

The Bishop, Dean and Canons take the knee in support of BLM

Video: The Bishop, Dean and Canons of Manchester take the knee for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in support of Black Lives Matter...

The Dean welcomes you to Manchester Cathedral for private prayer

Date online: 16 June 2020

Video: The Dean of Manchester explains what you can expect to see and do at Manchester Cathedral as we re-open to the general public for private prayer...