As President of the Guild of All Souls Bishop Norman made his first visit to All Hallows which is now under the patronage of the Guild.
Bishop Norman preached at the Solemn Mass for Our Lady’s Assumption in Bristol Cathedral. In the afternoon rosary was followed by choral Evensong.
The Bishop of Ebbsfleet, Jonathan Goodall, presided at the Mass and preached at Evensong.
Bishop Norman with Father Gray, local clergy and servers at Mendlesham’s annual Assumptiontide Festival.
Solemn Mass, Procession of Our Lady and Benediction was followed by fireworks in the churchyard.
Solemn Mass and Confirmation a S Mary’s Swanley for the Feast of the Assumption.
The annual Richborough Family Festival at S Albans Cathedral will take place at 12 noon on Saturday 10th August 2019.
Following the Mass in the Cathedral, Bishop Norman opens his garden at Parkside House where drinks will be served. Please bring your own picnic. (There is limited seating, plenty of shaded areas, but no wet weather provision).
The Confirmation at S Mary and S Gabriel Binbrook concluded a weekend of events for the parish celebrating the 150th anniversary of the church’s consecration.