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Blog of the Bishop of Doncaster - The Rt Revd Peter Burrows. Peter was consecrated as the sixth Bishop of Doncaster at York Minster on 23 January 2012. He serves as the Suffragan Bishop to the Diocese.

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Presidential Address to Diocesan Synod

We’ve recently had Euro 2016 and perhaps the less said about that and the England performance the better.  We’ve also had Wimbledon and of course my favourite sport, Formula 1, continues for another few months - while August sees the start of the Olympic Games in Rio.  Not being a sporting person, I am constantly impressed by the commitment and dedication of athletes who train tirelessly to reach a critical stage, ready to perform and compete at the peak of their ability.  For many competing in the Olympic Games will be the pinnacle of their career, a significant moment or sporting achievement whether they win or not. It doesn’t matter how much the athletes train and prepare themselves, sometimes things don’t go to plan; perhaps they’re having an off day and don’t perform in the way...

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