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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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What we need is more love and less paperwork - Renewal and Reform

By freeing-up clergy from administration, more time can be given to growing the Church and serving local communities, argues Graham Millar, from the Mission Partnership Development Worker Project in Sheffield Diocese. Anyone not involved closely with parish ministry may be surprised to know research has found that administration takes up more clergy time than any other type of work. Paperwork is clearly not what most priests are called to and filling in forms and photocopying, whilst...

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Looking forward to a new year...

Aristotle is supposed to have said “The more you know, the more you know you don't know.”  As we reflect on the past twelve months many will do so with joy, some with sadness and others with disappointment and regret.  At the beginning of 2016 none could have known what would impact on us personally, nationally or globally.  Few of us would have predicted ‘Brexit’ for example.  We may have anticipated the continuation of war and terrorism and done so with a great sadness in our hearts,...

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