An Extraordinary Day in Mirfield

It’s been a wonderful day here in Mirfield. Midday saw the licensing of Bishop Mark by Leeds Diocesan Bishop Nick, followed by a fabulous buffet lunch for the College, the brethren and all guests. The afternoon has seen serious tea and cake, followed by the official welcome and blessing of ... Read more


Chaplaincy Placement

The gospels are full of stories of Jesus healing those who are sick, and so care for those who are sick and dying has always been an integral part of Christian ministry. Annie Bolger and Neil Brunskill have spent the last four weeks on placement with George Spencer and the ... Read more


ORATE 2019

We are pleased to publish the Orate for our students being ordained Deacon or Priest this year. Please hold them in your prayers. TO  THE  DIACONATE Paul Fitzpatrick                              Southwark              ... Read more


Former student returns as Principal.

Bishop Mark Sowerby is to be the next Principal of the College of the Resurrection in succession to Fr Peter Allan CR, who will retire at the end of the academic year. With his wife, Ruth, he will move ... Read more


A visit from the BBC

Friday 22nd March saw a change to normal College life with the arrival of the BBC. Scheduled for 2 p.m., they arrived at 4 pm (!) with cameras and sound equipment and Gareth Malone. They recorded an interview with Fr Peter and filmed ... Read more


Face The Different

Sometimes it is worth to step out of the familiar and face the foreign. There is a lot to learn. About God, about the world, about ourselves. Here in England ... Read more


Walsingham Pilgrimage

On Friday 8th March Fr John gave his blessing and waved off Brother Thomas and 9 students from the College for the annual weekend pilgrimage to Walsingham Throughout the year, candles burn for many ... Read more


The essence of the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield in three words…

  Prologue What is it like at Mirfield? Of course, any description reflects the interests and character of the person answering. So the real answer is, “Come and see!” But here is an attempt to point to some distinctive things in just three words… Formationship A consultation involving members of a diocese and representatives ... Read more


From Mirfield to California

I had the opportunity to spend the Advent Term on exchange at the Church Divinity School Pacific, California and what a treat it was! The CDSP community was very different in nature to the CoR community but special in its ... Read more


Holy Week at Mirfield

Holy Week at the College of the Resurrection is a powerful and moving celebration of the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Beginning our journey on the eve of Palm Sunday, we live together through the experience of Holy Week. From Maundy Thursday we ... Read more