Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Corpus Christi in Oxford

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I don't think anyone could accuse Oxford's Catholics of belittling the feast of Corpus Christi. On the Thursday, there were two Traditional High Masses, and on the Sunday there was the long-standing annual Blessed Sacrament Procession through the streets of central Oxford.

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I have photos here of only one event, the High Mass before the Blessed Sacrament Exposed at SS Gregory and Augustine's in North Oxford, where I had the privilege of singing. This included a procession around the grounds and Benediction. Fr John Saward, the celebrant and Priest in Charge of the parish, was assisted by the parish's permanent deacon, as subdeacon, a Benedictine student, as deacon, and also by another priest, Fr Gabriel Diaz.


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