News Archive 2017

News from 1st January - 31st December 2017
  1. Archbishop and woman view exhibition at York Minster

    Archbishop visits the Pilgrimage Exhibition at York Minster


    NEWS - Pilgrimage past and present is the focus of an exhibition in York Minster’s Undercroft Museum. The exhibition, “Tourist, Traveller, Pilgrim?” was formally opened today by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu. 

  2. Macmillan Academy Remembrance Medals Project

    Macmillan Academy and Archibald Primary School Remembrance


    NEWS - Students from Macmillan Academy and Archibald Primary School shared their remembrance events with the Archbishop of York on Friday 10th November.

  3. Archbishop of York outside York Minster

    Welcoming New Readers in the Diocese of York


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, will admit and license six new Readers to serve in parishes in the Diocese of York, during a service at York Minster on Saturday 18th November.

  4. Archbishop with blazer clad rowers at naming of Constantine the Great rowing boat outside York Minster

    York City Rowing Club's New Boat 'Constantine the Great'


    NEWS - York City Rowing Club are delighted to announce that the Archbishop of York, will name their newest boat 'Constantine the Great' in a ceremony to be held outside York Minster. 

  5. York St John University Logo

    York St John University Honours Inspirational Figures


    NEWS - York St John University students will be graduating in York Minster next week alongside an array of leading figures in the charity sector, conservation, psychology, business, sport, music, television and the Deaf community, who will be awarded with honorary degrees.

  6. St Leonard's Hospice Memory Tree

    Memory Tree Unveiled at Hospice


    NEWS - A very special sculpture has been unveiled at St Leonard’s Hospice.

  7. Diocese of York Presidential Address at Synod - Pottery figures with candle

    Presidential Address to York Diocesan Synod


    COMMENT -  The Archbishop spoke to the York Diocesan Synod on the theme of TEAM C R Y (Cleveland, Riding, York). The Bible Reading: Haggai 1: 1-15.  

  8. The Cenotaph, Linthorpe Road Middlesbrough

    Archbishop Sentamu Shares God's Love in Middlesbrough


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu and Bishop of Whitby, the Rt Revd Paul Ferguson will be leading the Remembrance Service at 11am at The Cenotaph, Linthorpe Road as part of a wider mission weekend to share God’s love in Middlesbrough.

  9. Revd Stephen Foster OHP Chaplain

    New Chaplain Licensed at The Order of the Holy Paraclete


    NEWS - The Reverend Stephen Foster was licensed as Chaplain to the Order of the Holy Paraclete on 3 November 2017.

  10. Sports Ministry Day at Bishopthorpe

    Sports Ministry Day at Bishopthorpe


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu and the Archbishops’ Sports Ambassador, the Rt Revd Tony Porter today welcomed delegates from the Northern Province of the Church of England to Bishopthorpe Palace for a Sports Ministry Day.