Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Bishop Davies visits SS Peter & Paul, New Brighton

Mass Begins
Memorial of Deceased of ParishAbove: Canon Meney saying Mass, with Bishop Davies in choir.

On Sunday 2nd Bishop Davies made a pastoral visit to the shrine church of SS Peter & Paul and St Philomena, in New Brighton. I hadn't realised how in the 1962 books when a bishop visits a parish, formally, there are special ceremonies and blessings, notably for the deceased of the parish.

I wasn't present myself at this ceremony, but it is good to see a bishop taking seriously his paternal concern for his parishes.

There are a couple more photos here.

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