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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...

Re-opening for Private Prayer

Date online: 12 June 2020

In line with advice from HM Government and the Church of England, and respecting strict social distancing, Manchester Cathedral will be open to the public for private prayer from Monday 15 June...

Black Lives Matter Reflection

Date online: 9 June 2020

In this Black Lives Matter Reflection for the Protest and Prayer Evening, the Dean of Manchester calls upon the Church of England to become more inclusive of BAME laity and clergy and to offer an ...

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.

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 ...