Year: 2020

News from Year: 2020

As we progress through Advent and anticipate Christmas it’s a timely opportunity to take stock of how, during the last year, Cathedral life has had to adapt to unprecedented challenges.  Our community has shown… Read more »

Stained Glass Window Competition Winners and Entries

In October we launched a Stained Glass Window Children’s Competition asking children to think of a happy memory or moments from 2020, using any style of art they were encouraged to design a Stained… Read more »

Stained Glass Window Children’s Competition

**DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 4pm MONDAY 30th NOVEMBER.** We know that 2020 has been a difficult year for all. We want to spark some joy by encouraging children to think of a happy memory or… Read more »

Add Your Prayer to the Cathedral Prayer Wall

Please pray for my daughter Abagael Mary who has coronavirus for the second time despite vaccinations and who is very unwell Please pray for my father Vasileios who is in heaven,I miss him every… Read more »

Choristers salute NHS and key workers

 Ooops – can the choristers throw far enough to reach each other at their own homes? Watch their video to find out …….. Press ‘Read more’ below and find the video

#MakeItBlue

Last Thursday evening, the Cathedral’s north and east faces were transformed from 8pm to 11pm with special messages of support for our county’s key workers and the NHS, projected onto the façades and roof.… Read more »

THE 5 MINUTE REFLECTIONS GIVEN EACH DAY IN HOLY WEEK

The 5 reflections given by the Dean during Holy Week: Monday 6 April Christ Driving the Traders from the Temple (El Greco) here. Tuesday 7 April The Agony in the Garden (Mantegna) here. Wednesday… Read more »

75th anniversary of VE Day – 8th May 2020

Prayers for use on the 75th anniversary of VE Day The plans that had been made in the city to observe the 75th anniversary of VE (Victory in Europe) Day have been cancelled because… Read more »

Holy Week and Easter

The Cathedral’s schedule for Holy Week and Easter has changed due to the need to close at the present time. We are, however, streaming some services this year and we invite you to join… Read more »

Cumbria Rural Choirs: POSTPONED

We are sorry to announce that the Cumbria Rural Choirs Concert scheduled for Saturday 21 March has been postponed. We will update this page when a new date is scheduled.