WWelcome to Carlisle Diocese

We look after 351 churches and 105 schools, from Barrow in Furness to Bewcastle and Nicholforest, from St Bees Head to Stainmore.

Our mission:
By God's grace to grow God's Kingdom in Cumbria.

Our vision:
To see our Churches growing Disciples of all ages.


DDiocesan Calendar



Exhibition of Pre 1950 Artefacts
Posted Thursday 16 April 2015
St Brides Church, Kirkbride, June 12, 13 and 14.

Special Days
Posted Tuesday 14 April 2015
Beaumont Parish Hall, Kirkandrews-on-Eden, Carlisle, CA5 6DX, Sat 20 June, 10.00am to 4.30pm ...


Diocese of Carlisle Ember List Petertide 2015
Posted Thursday 2 April 2015
Please pray for all those to be ordained this year. Pray for them in these final weeks of ...

Roof repair funding joy for Cumbrian churches
Posted Friday 27 March 2015
Five Cumbrian churches have benefited to the tune of nearly £200,000 to help fund roof ...

Ancient crypt opened as part of church flood ...
Posted Wednesday 18 March 2015
An ancient crypt which contains the remains of a noblewoman has been opened temporarily as ...


As the Diocese of Carlisle prepares for a 'Vocation Sunday' in April and a Vocations Fair in October, three interviewees tell how they listened to what God wanted of them.
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Milburn Sheep Fest http://t.co/5LWpW2GKT56 days ago

Armathwaite Open Gardens http://t.co/TtaA93b9mK6 days ago