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


Mother Jennifer’s Licensing

On Sunday a group of our students travelled up to the Cathedral at Newcastle upon Tyne to support Mother Jennifer at her licensing which took place during Evensong. Around 20 supporters from the College attended. We wish her well. Read more


Advent Message

Rightly or wrongly there has been much criticism of the Brexit process and much of that criticism has focused on the perceived lack of preparation. Too many issues seemed, to observers, to have been neglected until the last moment. Somewhat similarly, Christmas catches ... Read more


College Academic Programmes

The college has an enviable reputation both for high academic standards and for enabling those with little prior formal learning to fulfil their potential. Over the years this has been greatly helped by partnerships with Leeds and Sheffield universities. Our present partnership with Sheffield will be coming to an end, as ... Read more