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Bishop

‘Bishop’ comes from the Greek word for ‘overseer’. So a bishop is a senior Christian minister authorised to have oversight for God’s people. As well as duties given to deacons and priests, bishops confirm and ordain.

Diocese

‘Diocese’ refers to the geographical territory in which a bishop exercises oversight. The Church in Wales is divided into six dioceses each with its own cathedral in which is housed the cathedra (the bishop’s ‘chair’ or ‘throne’).

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'Flourish'

'Flourish' is our monthly video-style magazine which looks at the bigger picture, through a local lens.

Bishop Cherry is joined by familiar faces from across the diocese to share good news and good practice, while discussing key campaigns and issues.

July Flourish - Ordinations and Calling


June Flourish - Volunteers Week


May Flourish - What Christian Aid Week means to our Diocese