Bishop's Blog

Where is home for you?

Where is home for you? Is it a place, a feeling or a group of people? What or where is it that makes home, for you? Because there’s a deep […]

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Safeguarding Sunday

What does the word ‘safe’ mean to you? What does it feel like? Where does it take you in the bible? And how about the word ‘guard’? What feelings does […]

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Presidential Address: Diocesan Synod November 2023

Two and half years ago Bishop Philip introduced On the Way in a video to the diocese. And he began by suggesting that the bible story that can best help […]

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Faithfulness, curiosity and mutuality

Glory to the father, and the Son and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now and shall be forever. Amen Anyone who has ever been […]

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September’s the time for New Year’s resolutions

Every year as holidays end, a new school year starts and summer turns to autumn, I feel like something new is beginning – so much so that I’ve always felt […]

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Bishop Hugh talks Change & Renewal at May’s Synod

I hope that you’ve had a chance to read the Diocesan plan. I was heartened to hear someone at the briefing that we ran for Synod members saying that, while […]

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Presidential Address – May Synod 2023

We find ourselves today at a significant point in the Church’s year. Just two days ago we celebrated the Ascension (or at least I hope we did – for me […]

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Setting the record straight

Over the weekend a report about the Diocese of Truro was shown on BBC Politics South West. We were extremely concerned by the way the report was put together, in […]

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A tale of two cities

  The two cities we normally associate with that phrase are, of course, London and Paris. Both are cities in which I have been privileged to minister, and which I […]

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Bishops share thoughts on February’s General Synod

 We have just left General Synod and write to share our thoughts.  Although the focus was clearly on the bishops’ response to Living and Love and Faith (LLF), other crucial […]

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Safeguarding

Ensuring that children and young people as well as adults are kept safe whilst in our care in an integral part of our diocese life.