Standing room only…

Posted February 18, 2018 7:23 pm by Joanna Bogle

Standing room only…

…in church this morning, with some 30 candidates being baptised or confirmed and lots of friends/family/godparents etc swelling the always substantial normal Sunday congregation for the 11 am sung Mass.. We were squashed into the pews but more and more people kept arriving, crammed into the back and up along the side aisles…Children in traditional white outfits, glorious singing, the splashing of water at the baptisms and the glittering of candles in procession…the solemn words of Confirmation quietly said again and again as each candidate knelt before Mgr Keith Newton…

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