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Matthew Hall

About Matthew Hall

Matthew Hall was the diocesan Communications Assistant, before going on to become a Franciscan Friar with the Society of St Francis. Matthew seeks to protect the environment. He adores hiking and being outdoor in the country or by the sea in nearly all weather. He dreams of hiking to Rome and Jerusalem.

Matthew Hall / 4 November 2016

Reflections on Embers by war-artist Arabella Dorman

The Embers exhibition at All Hallows Twickenham as part of the Festival of Remembrance.

St Edward's Tomb, courtesy of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster Abbey
Matthew Hall / 12 October 2016

A pilgrimage of wellbeing

Walking a pilgrimage can be done for spiritual purposes, or for health and wellbeing, and churches should be central in its rise in popularity.

Bill Viola's Mary
Matthew Hall / 6 October 2016

Mary by Bill Viola

Bill Viola’s latest video installation, Mary, goes on show at St Paul’s Cathedral, highlighting many opposites of life and location.

Sport at grass roots level, run by churches
Matthew Hall / 17 August 2016

Be Inspired by the Olympics!

Matthew Hall has found inspiration from watching the Rio Olympics and highlights how churches can get more involved in sports with a selection of groups in London.

Michael Palin (© John Swannell)
Matthew Hall / 16 August 2016

50 Things to do in a Church

‘50 Things to do in a Church’ celebrates the many uses of church buildings, some of which are in London.

The Ceiling of St Mary Aldermary
Matthew Hall / 3 August 2016

Rise like a Phoenix. Churches after the Great Fire

The Londonist publishes an article on a stunning new book about the 17th Century City Churches that rose after the Great Fire of London.

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan
Matthew Hall / 20 July 2016

Get your church to show that #LondonIsOpen

The #LondonIsOpen photo campaign has been launched by the Mayor of London, and all churches can be involved.

Lampadusa cross with Jill Maggs, Registrar, British Museum
Matthew Hall / 20 June 2016

St Paul’s Cathedral exhibits items for Refugee Week

The Lampedusa Cross is exhibited at St Paul’s Cathedral with displays for refugee week.

The Preb Alan Moses
Matthew Hall / 24 May 2016

Area Dean walks the Silver Way to Santiago

Area Dean of Westminster, the Revd Preb Alan Moses, is walking 1,000 km to Santiago de Compostela, for the Lent Appeal in aid of persecuted Christians.

Richard Samuel
Matthew Hall / 11 May 2016

Willesden Apprentices: Meet Richard Samuel

The Willesden Area has four apprentices who run children’s and youth work while studying. This is their story, continuing with Richard Samuel.

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