The Paschal Message of the Presiding Archbishop for 2020

Surrexit Christus Vere, Alleluia, Alleluia!

The traditional proclamation on Easter Sunday. However, one feels at the present time that “Alleluias”, though liturgically permitted, may not be quite appropriate for a while yet.

It goes without saying that we all are living today in troubled times. A virus, a disease, a plague, the like of which none of us have experienced in our lifetimes, or in the lifetimes of our parents, grips the entire world. Indiscriminate about whom it infects – young or old, rich or poor, entirely healthy or with underlying illness; nobody knows who might have been infected or who might be infected.

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Archbishop’s Easter Message 2020

NCC Bedford – Rededication of Parish

Decree of Rededcation of the Parish of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Alban, Bedford.

Whereas, the Parish of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Alban was erected by His Grace The Most Reverend Peter John Davies, Archbishop of Anglia and Cambria, on the 26th day of April 2013, we have received notice that His Grace wishes the parish to be additionally dedicated to St John Paul the Great, recently canonised by His Holiness Pope Francis, Bishop of Rome, we do hereby proclaim that the said Parish of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Alban is now the Parish of Our Lady of Walsingham, St Alban, and St John Paul the Great, with immediate effect.

Given at Gibraltar,
Feast of St John Paul the Great
22nd October 2014

✠ M. John P.B. Carchrie Campbell