Welcome to Blackburn Cathedral

Blackburn Cathedral is one of England's newest Cathedrals, yet it is one of the country's oldest places of Christian worship. For many centuries, this has been the Parish Church of Blackburn dedicated to St. Mary the Virgin.

It continues as a place of prayer and worship and is at the centre of the Diocese which takes in almost the whole of Lancashire.


Lancashire Bishops respond to 'Yes' Vote on Women Bishops at Church of England General Synod

Lancashire’s Bishop, Rt Rev. Julian Henderson, has welcomed the result of the vote at the Church of England’s General Synod, which has j...  Read More

County Service of Commemoration the Start of the First World War

Parishes throughout the Diocese have been invited to send representatives to take part in a special service to commemorate the start of the First Worl...  Read More

Blackburn Cathedral Development Project - Latest Image and Update

John Turner's the Cathedral Development Contractor began setting up the site on the 22nd April 2014 to start on The Cathedral's Development Project.&n...  Read More

Bishops and Dean Join Forces to Support National Poppy Planting Initiative

POPPIES will be grown in churches and church schools across the country as a joint act of remembrance for the centenary of World War One by the Church...  Read More

A new special edition of The See the magazine produced by The Church of England in Lancashire for parishes across the county is now available

 The special online edition of The See is focussed on the events of Maundy Thursday and the visit to the region’s Cathedral of HM The ...  Read More

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