On the evening of the 26th of April, the Bishop visited the parish of S. Augustine of England, to the north-east of Nottingham City centre, to Confirm a group of young people. The following is a series of photographs from the event.
The parishioners gathered, with the families and friends of the confirmands.
One of the confirmands reads the First Reading.
The deacon, Rev. Mr. Anthony Sullivan, reads the Gospel.
The Bishop holds forth his hands in blessing over the confirmands.
The parish priest, Rev. Fr. Malachy Brett, holds forth his arms to bless the confirmands.
The Bishop anoints the confirmands and blesses them once more.
The Bishop, with the newly Confirmed of the parish of S. Augustine.