Monday, 27 December 2010

Confirmations in the Traditional Rite at St. James' Church, Spanish Place, on November 20th.

Edward Marshall (left) Fr. Christopher Back of Our Lady and the English Martyrs Church, Cambridge (centre) and sponsor Lech Handzel-Bonavia, at the reception at St. James' Church, Spanish Place.

Edward Marshall and family and Bishop George Stack, at the reception after being confirmed.

Edward Marshall receiving his confirmation certificate from Bishop George Stack.

Some 300 people were present at St. James' Church, Spanish Place, to witness the confirmation of 39 candidates. The ceremony was carried out by Bishop George Stack, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, with the support of Archbishop Vincent Nichols. The ceremony was followed by Solemn Pontifical Benediction.

Edward Marshall, eleven years old and a member of St Laurence's parish, Cambridge, was the only candidate from East Anglia to be confirmed this year.

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