Anglican Catholic Church

New Priest in Bolton

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Bishop Damien Mead with the newly ordained Fr Howard Marsh

Bishop Damien Mead with the newly ordained Fr Howard Marsh


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The Very Revd Charles Johnson presents the Candidate

The Very Revd Charles Johnson presents the Candidate


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During the Litany

During the Litany


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"Come Holy Ghost our souls inspire"

"Come Holy Ghost our souls inspire"


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"Receive the Holy Ghost for the Office and Work of a Priest in the Church of God"

"Receive the Holy Ghost for the Office and Work of a Priest in the Church of God"


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During the Creed

During the Creed


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Fr Howard gives his blessing after the Mass

Fr Howard gives his blessing after the Mass


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Fr Howards First Mass

Fr Howards First Mass

The following day, Sexagesima Sunday, Fr Howard celebrated his first Mass at St Alban's Chjurch, Salford. Isabella Ighadaro presented Fr.Howard with a gift from the congregation of St Albans.

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St Albans Congregation

St Albans Congregation


On Saturday 26th February 2011 at the Mission of Our Lady and St Edward, Bolton, Lancashire, the Right Revd Damien Mead, Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of the United Kingdom, ordained to the Priesthood the Revd Howard James Marsh.
Fr Marsh was licensed as Priest in Charge of the Bolton Mission and already has plans for developing the ACC's work in the town. Fr Marsh is also the Chaplain for Anglican Catholics At Large in the Northern Deanery.
Some 30 members of the congregation and friends gathered for the service and clergy from the Northern Deanery joined with the bishop in the laying on of hands.