Category Archives: Canon Andrew Bishop

Locked down borough takes Remembrance services online

An online church service and a scaled-down civic ceremony will be held on Sunday as Croydon remembers those who fought and died in two world wars and conflicts since. Although the country has entered a new coronavirus lockdown, the government … Continue reading

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BBC radio is returning to capture the music of Croydon Minster

DAVID MORGAN on the latest very public endorsement of the quality of the choir and music at Croydon Minster It seems like a lifetime ago now, what with everything that has happened since, but it is 10 months since the … Continue reading

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Minster embraces Zoom and YouTube in response to covid

Croydon’s 1,000-year-old parish church has embraced 21st Century digital technology during the coronavirus lockdown to share worship and provide support for its congregation,  writes DAVID MORGAN Rev Dr Andrew Bishop, the priest in charge of Croydon Minster, knows how rapidly … Continue reading

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Croydon’s Christmas mass: It was exciting. And terrifying

The Vicar of Croydon, Canon Andrew Bishop, has spoken of his excitement – and terror – when the BBC came calling to ask to broadcast its 2019 Christmas Eve midnight mass from Croydon Minster. Nearly six months of careful preparation … Continue reading

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Joy to the world! The history behind BBC’s Christmas service

DAVID MORGAN on the undiscovered gem of Croydon Minster, which will be screened around the world on Christmas Eve When the BBC transmission goes live at 11.40pm on Christmas Eve, Croydon Minster will be in the national spotlight. The cameras … Continue reading

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Minster gets new vicar but Negrini and Newman miss ceremony

The congregation at Croydon Minster, Croydon’s parish church for more than a century, has a new vicar this Sunday, following a formal service this week. Canon Andrew Bishop was named as the new priest-in-charge at the Minster by the Diocese … Continue reading

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Church appoints Bishop to be the new Vicar of Croydon

This could get confusing: the Church of England has appointed a new Vicar of Croydon, A. Bishop. And he’s a Canon. Canon Andrew Bishop has been announced by the Diocese of Southwark as the replacement for Canon Colin Boswell. It … Continue reading

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