Vacancy in the See of Beverley

Posted on the 25th Feb 2022 in the Category - Announcements

Following the retirement of The Rt Revd Glyn Webster, as the Bishop of Beverley, the See fell vacant on the 8th January 2022.


Any person wishing to comment on the needs of the role, or who wishes to propose candidates, should write by the 16th March 2022 to:


The Most Revd and Rt Hon Stephen Cottrell

Archbishop of York

Bishopthorpe Palace


Y023 2GE

Contact Details During the Vacancy

Posted on the 9th Feb 2022 in the Category - News

Ellie Doolan continues to run the office, partly from home and partly from in the office.  She will be contactable via her email address:  For a quick response emailing her rather than phoning is advised, as she may not be in the office every day.


To contact Bishop Tony (Dioceses of Durham, Newcastle, Sheffield, Southwell and Nottingham and York):

Bishop Tony Robinson

01924 250781

PA: Caroline Asquith:


To contact Bishop Philip (Dioceses of Carlisle, Chester, Liverpool, Manchester and Sodor & Man):

Bishop Philip North

01254 503087
PA: Louise Hunter:

Chrism Masses 2022

Posted on the 9th Feb 2022 in the Category - Sermons


Bishop Tony Robinson is planning to celebrated the following Chrism Masses:


Sunday 10th April 6.00pm at S. Peter, Horbury, Wakefield

Tuesday 12th April 7.00pm at S. Aidan, Sunderland

Wednesday 13th April at 12noon at Ss. John the Evangelist & Mary Magdalene, Goldthorpe


Bishop Philip North is planning to celebrate the following Chrism Masses:


Sunday 10th April 6.00pm at S. Catherine, Burnley

Tuesday 12th April 11.30am at Manchester Cathedral



Priests of the Society are invited to concelebrate. Please bring a white chasuble. Any priest who would like to concelebrate please contact:


Louise Hunter ( for Burnley on 10th April;

Fr Chris Johnson SSC ( for Horbury on 10th April;

Fr Paul Hutchins SSC ( for Manchester on 12th April;

Fr David Raine SSC ( for Sunderland on 12th April;

Fr Carl Schaefer SSC ( for Goldthorpe on 13th April



Poster for Bishop Philip's Chrism Masses 

Poster for Bishop Tony's Chrism Masses


Chrism Masses celebrated by the other Bishops of The Society can be found here.


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