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The most recent news from the Diocese of Brechin are displayed below: please see News archive for all past news entries. Please see our Calendar section for details of forthcoming events, and our Brechin Bulletin and Grapevine publications for more news and features.

Advent: Preparing for Christmas

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An Advent reflection by Bishop Nigel: 'At this time of year, even amidst a recession, Dundee’s winter lights twinkle in the city centre and the commercial aspects of Christmas press in on us through enticing TV advertisements and shop windows. In a scene repeated in households across Courier country, at Bishops House we are gathering this year’s ‘must have’ presents, ready for our grandchildren’s Christmas visit.'

Thanks to outgoing Bishop’s Secretary Jean Kelty

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Jean Kelty retires as Bishop’s Secretary at the end of December. She has served the diocese for five and a half years having started with Bishop John Mantle in June 2007.

First Among Equals: a new book on Scottish Episcopal bishops

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Edward Luscombe and Stuart Donald have between them produced a book under this title, which is subtitled 'Bishops who have held the Office of Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church from 1704 to 2012'.

‘It is done! Welcome, Bishop Ellinah!’

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'It is done! Welcome, Bishop Ellinah!' With these words the Rt Rev Thabo Makgoba, Archbishop of Cape Town and Primate of the Province of Southern Africa, announced the news that the consecration of the Rev Ellinah Wamukoya as Bishop of Swaziland, one of our companion dioceses, had taken place on Saturday 17 November.

Bishop Nigel’s visit to Iowa

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Bishop Nigel reflects on his recent visit to our Companion Diocese in Iowa.

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