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A Day of Silence, Prayer and Reflection – Being with Jesus
22nd March 2022 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm£32
Leader: The Right Reverend Lord Hope
You are welcome to begin this day of silence, reflection and prayer by joining our weekly Holy Communion at 10.15am, otherwise the day will begin at 11.30am, and includes lunch, morning coffee and afternoon tea.
David Hope was born in Wakefield where he attended the Grammar School and sang in the Cathedral Choir. He went on to Nottingham University where he gained a degree in Theology, and then to St Stephen’s House, Oxford, to prepare for ordination. Whilst there he gained a doctorate in early liturgical texts. He was ordained in 1965 in Liverpool where he served a curacy for four years, part of this time spent as a priest student in Bucharest, licensed to serve in Yugoslavia, Romania and Bulgaria! – all still under strict communist regimes. His first incumbency was in Warrington, a council estate of some 15.000. He returned to St Stephen’s House as Principal in 1974 and in 1982 became Vicar of All Saints Church in the west end of London. In 1985 he returned to Wakefield as Diocesan Bishop, and in 1991 became Bishop of London. In 1995 he became Archbishop of York. Following retirement in 2005 he returned to parish life as vicar of St Margaret’s Ilkley, but retired due to ill health eighteen months later. He now describes himself as priest of last resort!
The price for this event includes lunch