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



Carlisle Music Society
Posted Tuesday 16 December 2014
St Cuthbert’s Church, Carlisle, Thurs 19 Feb, 7.30pm

Cockermouth Harmonic Society
Posted Monday 1 December 2014
Christ Church, Cockermouth, 31 Jan, 7.30 pm


Bishop of Penrith welcomes announcement of ...
Posted Wednesday 17 December 2014
The Bishop of Penrith has welcomed the announcement that the Church of England's first woman ...

Bishop of Carlisle's honorary role by royal ...
Posted Thursday 13 November 2014
The Bishop of Carlisle is to preside over the Queen's Chaplains, by royal appointment.

Carlisle United's terraces to resound to ...
Posted Wednesday 12 November 2014
A crowd of 2,500 carol singers is set to descend on Carlisle United's Brunton Park for a ...


The Rt Rev'd James Newcome, the Bishop of Carlisle, delivers his inaugural recorded Christmas message.
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PPopular Pages



See the Bishop of Carlisle's 2014 recorded Christmas message at http://t.co/ndBC5ESyHN4 days ago

Bishop of Penrith welcomes announcement of first woman bishop http://t.co/sZDymv45cF4 days ago

Carlisle Music Society http://t.co/zur49AQmk05 days ago

@lbx22 Hi go to http://t.co/D0RqsvmQIu13 days ago