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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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Reflections on the River

Cycling home from the office in Rotherham alongside the river, I was digesting some sad news.  I prayed for something which I knew would lift my spirits – and suddenly, there it was: a flash of bright turquoise, skimming low over the water.  I love those fleeting glimpses of our local kingfishers.  On other days, the river offers different delights: the breath-taking aerobatics of the swifts as they swoop for insects; the statuesque stillness of the heron, patiently waiting in the...

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Preached at Celebration of Lay Ministry 2017 – Luke 6

My garden has a number of apple trees and this year an abundance of apples - both cooking and eating apples.  I can’t tell you how many apple crumbles and pies we must have eaten this year already.  Life can be tough sometimes you know, but someone has to rise to the challenge.  But those who know me well will also know that my knowledge of gardening - let alone trees - could be written on the back of a postage stamp.  However, while researching this sermon my attention was drawn to a number...

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