Ordinations 2018


Once again we invite your prayers for all those about to be ordained, and particularly for the 22 students of the College: 13 to be ordained to the Diaconate, and 9 to be ordained Priest. In an increasingly uncertain world, it is a huge encouragement for us all that the College is able to send […]


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Whit-Friday


On Whit-Friday I joined the Vicar of Mossley and friends for a little walk (hike) around his parish. It was a wonderful event, and the people of St George’s Mossley are always very welcoming to visitors. The day began with the daily celebration of the Eucharist together in the Parish Church. It was a wonderful […]


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Santa Maria de Montserrat


During last week (29 – 31 May) Nicolas and I made a quick journey to Spain, to Catalonia for a meeting to organise the next CIIR (International Interconfessional Conference of Religious) which will take place in June next year. The organising meeting was uneventful and with Nicolas chairing we didn’t hang around! This is very […]


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Family Fun Day!


The Community opens its doors for its annual Family Fun Day on Sunday 1 July, from 1pm till 5pm. Families are welcomed in to the grounds for a day of fun, family friendly activities, entertainment and refreshments. Supported by a volunteer army of brethren, staff, CR companions and others, the day is being organised by Tony […]


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One month Professed….


April is now over, and I have been a brother of the Resurrection for seven weeks. We had a really wonderful Eucharist on March 12th to mark this, which incorporated the profession rite. Thank you to those of you who came and also those who prayed in absentia. Please may you continue to do so? […]


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Auction latest


We are still receiving donations for the upcoming auction, which is being held on the 23rd June at the Community of the Resurrection. Some of these donations are very interesting and attractive, and some are quite unusual! Pictured left are some WWI shells which have been turned into vases. Pictured right (bottom) is a silver […]


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News from CoR


We are very sad to be saying goodbye to the Revd Dr Rowena Pailing after Easter. Rowena joined the staff of the College in 2012 as Dean of Pastoral Studies. This is a complex task that requires some of the skills of a magician, fluent multi-tasking, thick skin, the patience of Job, and the grace […]


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New faces at Mirfield


Those of you who visit or contact Mirfield on a regular basis may have noticed a few new names and faces on site since the start of the year. We welcomed Mike Street into our Guest Hospitality Team at the beginning of January – although he has settled in so well that it probably appears […]


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Holy Week CoR


Celebrating Holy Week together has been one of the most important features of my time at the College of the Resurrection. Many of the Brethren spend the week in parishes, so from the First Evensong of Palm Sunday the seating in Upper Church is rearranged, and the College shares the obligation of the Community to […]


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College welcomes exchange student


On January 22nd I arrived in Mirfield after a long journey from Berkeley, California, where I am in my second year of training for ordination in the Episcopal Church. A new exchange program between my seminary, Church Divinity School of the Pacific, and the College of the Resurrection was created this past fall, and I […]


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Holy Week 2018


During Holy Week most of the CR brothers will be out in parishes across the country.  However, Holy Week in Mirfield still happens…and how!  Every year the ordained College staff, Fr Peter, Fr Ben, M Jennifer and M Rowena, preside at the liturgies and the students welcome guests for the week, many of whom are […]


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Car Boot Sale 2018


Join us on Sunday 8 April at 9.00am for the Community’s Car Boot Sale! Come along to browse for a bargain or sell off some unwanted goods. There will be a £10 charge per car for sellers, and refreshments will be available. Pre-booking is essential, please contact Leanne O’Sullivan  01924 483302 losullivan@mirfield.org.uk


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Sponsored Bike-and-bus ride in Galilee


Israel–Palestine is such an extraordinary country that it is difficult to know what to say about my recent visit, under my own steam, and partly by bicycle. Jerusalem is a surreal mixture of black-hatted Jews on every street, frequently on electric bicycles or even pushing prams, and often boisterously singing rhythmic Jewish music, while very […]


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Auction Stations


It is hard to believe it but we are now on the final run in to the auction. We are doing very well. In previous auctions I have had over a year to campaign but this one really only began around September and was slow getting off the ground; however by Christmas things were hotting […]


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