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Prayer and Discipleship

Pilgrimage Tours

Pilgrimage Tour - Encountering Christ in Ely Cathedral

For centuries Ely Cathedral has been the Mother Church of the Diocese of Ely, a place of pilgrimage for people from all over the world, and a major tourist attraction.

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Way of Life Breakfast Meetings
Saturdays: 3 & 24 February, 8.45-10am
in Powcher’s Hall

Led by Canon Jessica Martin over croissants, orange juice, and excellent coffee. Come to a group which explores scripture, right action and the life of the spirit, talking over the readings for the Sunday Eucharist that weekend, sharing stories, supporting each other, and trying out silent contemplation together. Why not come along? All are welcome, whether occasionally or regularly, and whether you have come before or not.

Ely Cathedral Confirmation Group
Led by Canon Jessica Martin and Canon James Reveley
Thursdays: 15 February - 14 March, 7.30pm
in the Black Hostelry

During Lent this year a small group of interested adults are exploring faith and working towards confirmation at Easter. We will be meeting on Thursday evenings and discussing matters of faith and belief, worship, prayer and discipleship.

Session themes
15 February - Jesus - His life and ministry
22 February - Jesus - His death and resurrection
29 February - The Bible
7 March - The Holy Spirit and Prayer
14 March - Holy Communion

Malika Booker's Passiontide Poetry
Malika Booker read her poems ‘Nine Nights’ and ‘The Garden of Gethsemane' in events held in conversation with the novelist Francis Spufford.
The poems ponder the events of Holy Week but are located in a modern Caribbean setting. ‘Nine Nights' focuses on the raising of Lazarus and 'The Garden of Gethsemane' reflects on Jesus’ agony in the garden the night of his arrest. Recordings of the poetry and conversation are available below:

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