The Canonry is pleased to announce
that our confrere, Brother Stephen Morrison O.Praem.,
will be ordained to the Sacred Priesthood
on 6th December 2014, St Nicholas’ Day,
by our new Bishop of Brentwood, Dr Alan Williams SM.
Please support Br Stephen with your prayers at this time, and, if you are able, come and join our canonry, our parishes, and Br Stephen’s family and friends, for this happy event! You would be most welcome. N.B. Clergy please contact the Priory, if you haven’t already, if you would like to attend the ordination Mass, either in choir or as a concelebrant.
All Masses will take place at our Church of Our Lady Immaculate, New London Road, Chelmsford, and refreshments will be served after each of them.
SOLEMN PONTIFICAL MASS OF PRIESTLY ORDINATION – Saturday Dec 6th, 11:30am
Feast of St Nicholas.
Visiting choir and organist directed by Mr B. Fleetwood-Smyth. Music includes Kitson, Elgar, Bainton, Byrd, Morena and Mawby.
Principal Celebrant and Preacher: Rt Rev Dr Alan Williams SM, Bishop of Brentwood
FR STEPHEN’S FIRST MASS (Ordinary Form) – Sunday Dec 7th, 12 noon
Second Sunday of Advent.
Preacher: Rt Rev Hugh Allan O.Praem., Prior and Parish Priest.
Music by the parish choir and organist with visiting soloists, under direction of Mr E. Allen.
FR STEPHEN’S FIRST SOLEMN HIGH MASS (Extraordinary Form) – Monday Dec 8th, 7:30pm.
Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Patroness of our Parish Church.
Preacher: Very Rev Mgr J. Armitage, VG., diocese of Brentwood.
Music includes Victoria, Elgar, Palestrina, Gregorian chant propers, and a specially commissioned marian motet. Visiting choir, kindly sponsored by The Latin Mass Society, under the direction of Mr M. Schellhorn.