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Seven decades of church and community celebrated in Mixenden

First published on: 23rd July 2024

70 years of strong spiritual life and community engagement at Holy Nativity, Mixenden has been celebrated with a service of thanksgiving.

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Loving, Living, Learning rings out in song thanks to one of our school choirs

First published on: 18th July 2024

Talented young singers at one of our primary schools have released their very own “Song for Leeds” to help celebrate our diocese’s 10th anniversary.

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New priests ordained across diocese

First published on: 24th June 2024

Seventeen new priests were ordained this weekend in services across the diocese.


A pilgrimage paved with prayer to all churches in Huddersfield Deanery

First published on: 29th May 2024

An inspiring pilgrimage has taken place across our Huddersfield Deanery with prayerful walkers visiting all 17 churches and covering more than 30 miles.

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Festival of Faith during Lent has been a hit for Halifax Minster

First published on: 8th April 2024

Halifax Minster is celebrating the success of its bold decision to rebrand Lent this year as a Festival of Faith open to all.

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Charity founded on prayer receives King's Award for helping former prisoners

First published on: 3rd April 2024

Alpha House, a charity which prepares people for mainstream society after prison and was born out of prayer has received the prestigious King’s Award for Voluntary Service.

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And the Oscar goes to...a new cinema club that's growing church

First published on: 19th March 2024

New people are coming to church services, thanks to a recently-launched community cinema club.

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Bishop Smitha marks International Women's Day at special regional event

First published on: 8th March 2024

Exactly a year since the announcement that the Bishop of Huddersfield, Rt Revd Smitha Prasadam would join our diocese from her role as Chaplain of Copenhagen, she attended a special International Women’s Day event hosted by West Yorks Mayor, Tracey Brabin.

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Muslim Council of Britain's Zara Mohammed talks faith with Bishop Tony

First published on: 16th February 2024

The first woman Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain joined Bishop Tony in conversation at Halifax Minster as part of its new Festival of Faith.

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New Festival of Faith launched this Lent by Halifax Minster

First published on: 5th February 2024

Halifax Minster is launching a new annual, outward-facing Festival of Faith in a bid to make the traditional festival of Lent as accessible to as many people as possible.

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