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Double Consecration at York Minster

The Bishop of Penrith and the Bishop of Kirkstall

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A double Consecration will take place at York Minster on Friday 15 July for the first time since March 2020.

The Reverend Canon Arun Arora, Vicar of St Nicholas Church, Durham, and Honorary Canon of Durham Cathedral will be consecrated as the Suffragan Bishop of Kirkstall, in the Diocese of Leeds.

The Reverend Canon Robert Saner-Haigh, Residentiary Canon of Newcastle Cathedral and Director of Mission and Ministry for the Diocese of Newcastle, will be consecrated as the next Suffragan Bishop of Penrith in the Diocese of Carlisle.

The Archbishop of York will preside at the service which will be sung by the choir of York Minster.

The service, which will take place in York Minster’s spectacular Nave, will also be livestreamed on our YouTube channel.

All are welcome to attend, no booking required.

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