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Exploring Vocations

The Revd Dr Michael Fox, Diocesan Director of Ordinands shares more: On Wednesday 13 September at 7pm at St Luke’s, New Catton we are delighted to welcome the Bishop of


Petertide Ordinations 2023

Six people will be ordained Deacons and eight ordained as Priests over two services in Norwich Cathedral. The services will be live-streamed on the Norwich Cathedral YouTube channel. Please join


Work with us while you study

We are looking for students to join a successful training scheme for youth and sports ministry. Students will study for a degree in Theology, Ministry and Mission at Ridley Hall

Clergy & Chaplains

Bread, wine and walking boots

The First Communion couldn’t happen quite as had been originally planned, and because we are within a multi-parish benefice, we decided to combine my first communion service in conjunction with

Lay development

New Readers licensed in Norwich Cathedral

In contrast to the usual full cathedral, COVID-19 precautions meant that only a very limited number of people could be present, so we introduce the new Readers here (below). Warden

Exploring vocation & ministry

New Readers to begin training this August

Four applicants from around the diocese had been through a thorough process of investigating their calling with a Vocations Adviser, conversations with their Vicar and Reader Sub-Warden, completing application forms

Exploring vocation & ministry

Might God be calling you to Reader Ministry?

Our four new Readers-in-waiting share some of their journey so far: Gus Woodcock “Whilst, over a number of years, friends both inside and outside church had observed that I’d ‘make

Exploring vocation & ministry

Ministry Stories – a video resource

Whilst some of those being interviewed are licensed clergy, some are also just at the beginning of their journey, but each film goes through how and why they responded to