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Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich

Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Location
Ecclesiastical province Canterbury
Archdeaconries Sudbury, Suffolk, Ipswich[N 1]
Statistics
Parishes 446
Churches 482
Information
Cathedral St Edmundsbury Cathedral
Current leadership
Bishop Martin Seeley, Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Suffragan Bishop of Dunwich (vacant)
Archdeacons David Jenkins, Archdeacon of Sudbury
Archdeacon of Suffolk
Archdeacon of Ipswich (vacant)
Website
[1]

The Diocese of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich is a Church of England diocese based in Ipswich, covering Suffolk (excluding Lowestoft). The cathedral is St Edmundsbury Cathedral and the bishop is the Bishop of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich. It is part of the Province of Canterbury.

The diocese was formed on 23 January 1914 from part of the Diocese of Norwich and the Diocese of Ely.[2]

Though the diocesan offices, the bishops' offices and residences are all in Ipswich – only the cathedral (and its offices) are in Bury St Edmunds – the diocese is nonetheless often referred to as St Edmundsbury diocese.[3] Both the diocese[4] and the diocesan bishop[5] are commonly called "(St) Eds and Ips."

Contents

  • Bishops 1
  • See also 2
  • Notes 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Bishops

Alongside the diocesan Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich (Martin Seeley), the Diocese has one suffragan bishops: the Bishop suffragan of Dunwich. The See of Dunwich is currently vacant, since the suffragan see was not filled before the diocesan fell vacant. There are also some retired bishops living in the diocese who are licensed as honorary assistant bishops:

Alternative episcopal oversight (for parishes in the diocese which reject the ministry of priests who are women) is provided by the provincial episcopal visitor, Norman Banks, Bishop suffragan of Richborough, who is licensed as an honorary assistant bishop of the diocese in order to facilitate his work there.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Ipswich archdeaconry still exists As of 2012 pending an archidiaconal reorganisation which will split its current territory between the two remaining archdeaconries;[1] no such scheme can go forward until a new diocesan bishop is in post.

References

  1. ^ Diocese of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich – 2012 Elections to Diocesan Boards of Education
  2. ^ The London Gazette: no. 28795. pp. 588–589. 23 January 1914. Retrieved 17 August 2011.
  3. ^ Sample letter
  4. ^ Sutton – Who's Who in the Church (Accessed 24 April 2014)
  5. ^ Jeremy Fletcher: General Synod – Monday (Accessed 24 April 2014)
  6. ^ Reid, Gavin Hunter.  
  7. ^ Waine, John.  
  8. ^ Walsh, (Geoffrey David) Jeremy.  
  9. ^ Knowles, Graeme Paul.  
  10. ^ Millar, Preb. John Alexander Kirkpatrick, (Sandy).  
  • Church of England Statistics 2002

External links

  • Diocese of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich


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