Tuesday 28 March 2017

Some photographs of Br Oliver's Ordination to the Diaconate

Br Oliver was ordained to the sacred Diaconate last Saturday, the Solemnity of the Annunciation, by Bishop Robert Byrne, Cong. Orat.

Here are some pictures of the ceremony:

The candidate is called forward:

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The Litany of the Saints:

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The promise of obedience:

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The Laying on of Hands:

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The Presentation with the Book of the Gospels:IMG_1700 (2)

The new deacon assists the bishop to incense the altar:IMG_1712 (2)IMG_1716 (2)IMG_1735 (2)

The Sign of Peace:

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The new deacon performs the ablutions after Holy Communion:IMG_1749 (2)

Br Oliver sings the dismissal at the end of Mass:IMG_1759 (2)

All the members of the Oxford Oratory together:IMG_1783 (2)

The cake being cut at the party after Mass:IMG_1831 (2)