O Sacrament Most Holy!
Many hundreds braved the sweltering heat yesterday to walk through the streets of Oxford with our Eucharistic Lord. For the first time we were able to close streets to traffic along the way, by the courtesy of Oxford City Council, and this made for a smooth procession and an excellent witness.
The Blessed Sacrament is exposed:
The Blessed Sacrament is taken from the Oratory:
The Procession heads along St Giles':
The Witney Town Band performed valiantly and rousingly a selection of marches and hymns to the Blessed Sacrament:
At Blackfriars, where Fr Robert Ombres O.P. preached:
The Gospel is read:
The Procession leaving Blackfriars:
Archbishop Cranmer doesn't appear to approve:
In Magdalen Street:
St Michael's Street:
New Inn Hall Street:
Benediction was given in the Newman Rooms at the University Chaplaincy:
At last, tea!