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



St Agnes Fountain
Posted Thursday 30 October 2014
St Mary’s Church, Wigton, Tues 2 Dec, 7.30pm

Hospice at Home West Cumbria’s Light up a ...
Posted Thursday 30 October 2014
These events are where people come together to celebrate the lives of loved ones they have ...


The Late Robert Waddington, formerly Dean of ...
Posted Wednesday 22 October 2014
Following allegations of abuse, the Archbishop of York set up an independent Inquiry chaired ...

Work together and be innovative says Rural ...
Posted Friday 17 October 2014
Small rural primary schools must form effective partnerships and collaborations if they are ...

new Trustees for Diocese
Posted Monday 13 October 2014
Carlisle Diocesan Board of Finance is looking for new Trustees


The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu posts a daily reflection online inviting people to use this time of Lent to look at what God has in store for each one of us.

PPopular Pages



St Agnes Fountain http://t.co/yGoAdXb06zabout 22 hours ago

Hospice at Home West Cumbria’s Light up a Life Services http://t.co/M5CxPvXUA41 day ago

Abbey Singers http://t.co/qEEwgEsgWv2 days ago

Ambleside and District Choral Society http://t.co/reIULmemtB4 days ago