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Saturday 19 March 2011

Br Nicholas's Ordination to the Diaconate

Br Nicholas Edmonds-Smith was ordained deacon by Bishop William Kenney C.P. on 18th March - the Vigil of the Solemnity of St Joseph.

Br Nicholas's family came over from Cape Town. Here, the South African flag flies from the Oratory arch:

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The Gospel - read by Br Edward Van den Bergh of the London Oratory:

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The Litany of the Saints:

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Standing before the Bishop:

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The Laying on of Hands:

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Clothing in the Dalmatic:

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Br Nicholas is given the Book of the Gospels:

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The Kiss of Peace:

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Assisting the bishop at the altar:

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With the Bishop & Br Edward:

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Cutting the cake at the party afterwards:

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Photography by Tessa Caldecott