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This page lists stories from the last four weeks.  You can read previous stories here.

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Measuring to the Saint

In Medieval times, if you needed spiritual or physical help or healing, your body could be measured from head to toe with a length of string or thread, which would be sent to the nearest Cathedral or Abbey, where the monks would make a candle from it, light it and pray for your eternal soul. This practice was called Measuring to the Saint.

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Murder in the Cathedral by Sceni Mundi Theatre

Few stage productions have brought their cast and creative team so much joy as this Murder in the Cathedral, which Scena Mundi Theatre are soon to perform in Southwark. It is without irreverence or facile punning that I can say, as the director, that I feel truly blessed.

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Doorkins Magnificat Retires

This week it was announced that Doorkins, the cat who lives in Southwark Cathedral, has retired to more comfortable surroundings now that old age has finally caught up with her. The Dean, the Very Revd Andrew Nunn, has issued this statement to the congregation

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The Woman at the Well Icon

The Retreat Association has a new icon as an enduring reminder of the value of retreats and reflective prayer which is on display at the Cathedral

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