The Bishops

The Diocese is led by The Bishop of Peterborough, assisted by the suffragan Bishop of Brixworth. 

Both bishops are supported by the Bishops' Office.  Click here to find out more about the Bishops' Office and for details of how to contact the bishop and his staff.

Additionally, there are three retired bishops licensed to work as Assistant Bishops in the diocese. The retired bishops, in the main, help out by leading parish services and taking confirmations.

The Bishop of Peterborough

The Bishop of Peterborough

The 39th Bishop of Peterborough will be the Right Reverend Debbie Sellin.  Bishop Debbie will be installed at a service in Peterborough Cathedral in March 2024.  

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The Bishop of Brixworth

The Bishop of Brixworth

Bishop John joined the diocese in 2011 as suffragan (assistant) bishop. He is responsible for ordinands, curates, retired clergy including Permission to Officiate (PTO), chaplaincies, environmental matters and social issues such as modern slavery. He is currently Acting Bishop of Peterborough.

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Honorary Assistant Bishops

There are three retired bishops licensed in the diocese who in the main help out by leading parish services and taking confirmations. They can be contacted via the Bishops' Office.

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The Bishop's Senior Staff

Meet the senior staff who assist The Bishop of Peterborough.

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Advisers, Visitors & Officers

Meet the Bishops Advisers, Visitors and Officers.

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 Letters from the Management Group 

Bishop’s Management Group letters are sent approximately once a month to the clergy, churchwardens, lay ministers, diocesan and cathedral staff, they are included in your monthly Peterborough Diocesan News distribution. 

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The Bishop's Charity

Each year The Bishop of Peterborough chooses a charity to support.  Find out more about this year's charity here.

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Read the Bishops' Office Privacy notice.

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