A story about Percy, God’s dog

I have spent a lot of my working life writing other people’s stories, so I thought it was time to share one of my own. This is a story about […]

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Faith and Mental Health in Cornwall

On Saturday, people gathered from across Cornwall to find out more about the relationship between faith and mental health. Mental health, or mental ill health, has been with us forever, […]

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Oceans apart a mother and son pray for a miracle

People often talk about the power of prayer, from the mundane, like finding a parking spot, to the magnificent. Patrick Gilbert’s story definitely falls on the side of magnificent. It […]

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The light that shines through the Cross of St Piran Awards

On Sunday evening, at the Cross of St Piran Thanksgiving Service, Bishop Philip spoke of how Jesus is the light of the world as well as, according to Isaiah, nations […]

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Leaving fear behind between Grenfell and Cornwall

It’s hard to know where God is when something as terrible as the Grenfell Tower fire ripped through the lives of the residents, neighbours and fire-fighters, leaving a heart-breaking trail […]

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Tegan – a teenager in flight for her faith

It’s no secret that there are very few young people in church in Cornwall. In fact, the UK has the lowest church attendance among young people in Europe. So it […]

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If the church really is in decline why bother with confirmation?

If the Church of England really is racing towards its decline, stopping only to scoop up a handful of older people, why did 30 people, including teenagers, choose to be […]

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The journey, joy and heartache of adoption

When Jane* and Mark* began the long road to adopting James*, they knew it was going to be challenging. Having reached a point in their lives when they accepted they […]

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Dying Matters – for all of us

In this Dying Matters Awareness Week, we’re taking a closer look at what is, generally, a subject none of us like to talk about. Dying Matters is a coalition that […]

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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.