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Monday 19 April 2010

Archbishop Longley celebrates Solemn Pontifical Mass on third Sunday of Easter

The Most Reverend Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham, made his first visit to our church as our archbishop on Sunday 18th April, when he sang the High Mass. In his sermon, His Grace recalled how he used to come to Mass here when he was an undergraduate at New College.

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After Mass, His Grace was able to meet parishioners:

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The Archbishop came to the Parish Centre, where, as Patron of our Reaffirmation and Renewal Campaign, he urged everyone to support the building of new accommodation for the community, the Newman Chapel and Library and the restoration of our church:

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Photographs by James Bradley