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Peterborough formally welcomes new Bishop

Tuesday 5 March

Rt Rev'd Bishop Debbie Sellin is formally installed as the new Bishop of Peterborough at special service on Sunday.

Peterborough Cathedral was bathed in a radiant aura of celebration on Sunday as Rt Rev'd Bishop Debbie Sellin was formally installed as the new Bishop of Peterborough. The joyful ceremony, attended by clergy, dignitaries, and well-wishers, marked the beginning of a new chapter in the spiritual leadership of the Peterborough Diocese.

With a palpable sense of excitement and anticipation, congregants gathered in the grandeur of Peterborough Cathedral to witness the significant moment. Bishop Debbie, brings with her a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to serving the community, and her appointment is made even more significant as she becomes the first woman to hold the esteemed position of Bishop of Peterborough.

The installation ceremony was attended by a diverse array of clergy, dignataries and community leaders, reflecting the inclusive ethos of Bishop Debbie's leadership.

Embarking on her new role, she faces a myriad of challenges and opportunities in guiding the Peterborough Diocese forward. From addressing social injustices to nurturing spiritual growth, her leadership promises to be marked by compassion, empathy, and a steadfast commitment to serving others.

The installation of Bishop Debbie at Peterborough Cathedral is not only a historic milestone for the Cathedral but also a beacon of hope and inspiration for the community. As she begins her journey of spiritual stewardship, she does so with the full support and blessings of the congregation here in Peterborough, who eagerly anticipate the positive impact of her leadership on the lives of all who call Peterborough home.

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