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Latest News from The Lancaster Priory

  • April Newslink - 02/04/20

    Our regular magazine ‘Newslink’ is now available to view online. Please click below for the latest issue. PRIORY NEWSLINK APRIL 2020 FINAL3a Read more

  • Covid-19 Information and Update - 19/03/20

    In light of the Government guidance around non-essential contact, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued advice that public worship is suspended until further notice. However, we will be live streaming morning prayer and some services from our Facebook page. Please check our Read more

  • Lancaster Priory Choir Association AGM - 10/03/20

    Notice is given of the Association’s AGM to be held in the refectory immediately after morning service on Sunday 15th March. Only members of the Association are entitled to vote. The meeting should last around 10 – 15 minutes. Nick Walker (Chairman) Read more

  • Archdeaconry Welcome to The Ven David Picken - 12/02/20

    Welcome to our New Archdeacon of Lancaster The Ven David Picken from the Lancaster Archdeaconry The... Read more

  • Dr Rowan Williams - 12/02/20

    Lancaster Priory was delighted to welcome Dr Rowan Williams (former Archbishop of Canterbury) on Tuesday 11th February who spoke on ‘Fiction and the Work of Grace’.     Read more

  • Lancaster Priory Tower Appeal - 12/02/20

    We really need your help! Our tower is in urgent need of essential repairs. The repairs will cost in the region of £110,000 so this is where you can help us. Sponsor a stone for... Read more

  • EducAid - 06/02/20

    The charity EducAid Sierra Leone is a UK registered charity that Lancaster Priory supports and funds. EducAid provide a high quality education to hundreds of children whoc would otherwise receive little or no education in Sierra Leone. There will be an opportunity for local schools and groups to find out about life and education in Sierra Leone from it's Country... Read more

  • Candlemas & The Feast of the Child Bishop - 06/02/20

    This year Candlemas was celebrated on 2 February, 40 days after Jesus's birth.  Also known as the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus Christ and the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, it commemorates the presentation of Jesus at the Temple. It marks the end of the season... Read more


    LUNAR SPECTACULAR LANDS IN LANCASTER The Moon is landing at Lancaster Priory November 2019. The historic church will host one of the world’s most awe-inspiring artworks – a massive moon – suspended from its ancient rafters from November 1-20. Measuring seven metres in diameter, The Moon features detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface. At an... Read more

  • Appointment of our new Schools and Family Learning Officer - 17/07/19

    Lancaster Priory is delighted to announce the appointment of our new Schools and Family Learning Officer! Viv McCracken will begin this new role in September, developing links with the schools in the parish, as well as supporting the existing work with children and families in the church and in the wider community. Read more

  • “The Major Churches Network” is launched in Lancaster - 05/06/19

    A recent meeting of the Greater Churches Network took place in Lancaster Priory, hosted by the Chair of the Network, The Revd Canon Chris Newlands, Vicar of Lancaster. The decision was taken to rename the group as the Major Churches Network, and to adopt a new constitution. This was a significant move and, though several questions were raised in the... Read more

  • Disconsolate - 08/04/19

    For many people Mothering Sunday is full of warmth and love, but for some it is a challenging and painful day. In acknowledgement of this, two of the members of Lancaster Priory, Louise Ann Wilson and Rachel-Ann Powers, used their professional skills and expertise to put together an installation in which the absences, losses, longings and hurts experienced around Mothering... Read more

  • February Newslink - 28/02/19

    Our regular magazine ‘Newslink’ is now available to view online. Please click below for the latest issue. Priory Newsletter February_2019_PROOF (1) Read more

  • Friday 25th January 2019: Cat Smith MP Brexit Roadshow - 25/01/19

    Cat Smith MP wants to hear your views about your preferred outcome, and what we do next as a country. Read more

  • Canine Partners North West Carol Service - 20/12/18

    Lancaster Priory was host to the Canine Partners North West Carol Service in December as part of the group's North West fundraising activities. We are delighted that Canine Partners North West raised over £23,000 which means that as a result, Canine Partners are now able to create another partnership who will transform someone’... Read more

  • Installation of The Revd Chris Newlands as a Canon of Blackburn Cathedral - 13/12/18

    The Vicar of Lancaster was installed as a Canon of Blackburn Cathedral on Sunday 9 December 2018. Lancaster Priory members attended the service at the Cathedral as the Bishop of Blackburn installed ... Read more

  • Advent Sunday at Lancaster Priory - 01/12/18

    The Vicar of Lancaster was joined on Advent Sunday by our former curate The Revd Joel Love, Vicar of Rochester. Read more

  • Remembrance Sunday 2018 - 14/11/18

    Remembrance Sunday 2018 commenced at 6am to the sounds of a piper, followed by services at Lancaster Priory and Lancaster Town Hall. The evening events began with the sound of The Last Post played by a bugler followed by the beacon lighting and peal of bells. The evening closed with a concert by Lancaster Singers 'A Mass for Peace'     &... Read more

  • Anna Walker joins Lancaster Priory as Ordinand - 18/10/18

    Anna Walker is training for ministry at St Mellitus College and as part of her full-time course will be placed at the Priory three days a week. Read more

  • September Newslink - 27/09/18

    Our regular magazine ‘Newslink’ is now available to view online. Please click below for the latest issue. Priory Newsletter - September Read more