Anglican Catholic Church

Gallery of Our Lady & St Edward, Bolton

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The portable Altar

The portable Altar


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The first Mass

The first Mass

Those who attended the first Mass on Saturday 28th November 2009 gather for a picture afterwards.

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Fr Howard Marsh Ordination

Fr Howard Marsh Ordination

Saturday 26th February 2011. The Very Revd Charles Johnson presents the candidate to the Bishop.

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The Bishop Preaching

The Bishop Preaching


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The Clergy Listening ... I hope!

The Clergy Listening ... I hope!


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Canonical Oaths

Canonical Oaths


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The Litany

The Litany


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Questioning the candidate

Questioning the candidate


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"Come Holy Ghost our souls inspire"

"Come Holy Ghost our souls inspire"


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Prayers

Prayers


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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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Laying on of hands

Laying on of hands


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"to consecrate and sanctify these hands"

"to consecrate and sanctify these hands"


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Distribution of Holy Communion (1)

Distribution of Holy Communion (1)


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Distribution of Holy Communion (2)

Distribution of Holy Communion (2)


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The Bishop receives Fr Howards first blessing and kisses the new priests hands

The Bishop receives Fr Howards first blessing and kisses the new priests hands


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The Congregation are blessed

The Congregation are blessed


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The Bishop and the new priest

The Bishop and the new priest


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Fr Howard Marsh's First Mass - The Gospel

Fr Howard Marsh's First Mass - The Gospel


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Fr Howard Marsh's First Mass

Fr Howard Marsh's First Mass

On Sexagesima Sunday (27th February) 2011 Fr Marsh celebrated his first Mass at St Alban's Church, Salford. After Mass Isobella Ighadaro presented him with a gift on behalf of the congregation.

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First Mass Congregation

First Mass Congregation

The congregation of St Albans Salford with Fr Howard after his first Mass

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New Home Whitsun 2011

New Home Whitsun 2011

We move into the Vestry at the Iron Church, Bolton.

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New Home Whitsun 2011 (2)

New Home Whitsun 2011 (2)


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New Home Whitsun 2011 (3)

New Home Whitsun 2011 (3)


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New Home Whitsun 2011 (4)

New Home Whitsun 2011 (4)

In the main part of the Church now used for the sale of bedroom furniture with Mr Jaz Singh and Mr Laki Singh the owners of the business.

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New Home Whitsun 2011 (5)

New Home Whitsun 2011 (5)

A painting of the Crucifixion that graces the wall of the Chapel

Patronal 2011

On Saturday 29th October the Mission of Our Lady & St Edward celebrated it's Patronal Festival at the Iron Church.

Father Howard Marsh, the Priest in Charge, celebrated the Mass. Fr Patrick Davies was guest preacher and Roy Shepherd was guest organist.

The altar with new frontal and Lectern fall

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The Ladies of the Mission prepare refreshments

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After the Mass

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Archbishop Visits April 2012

Archbishop Visits April 2012

The Archbishop visited on Wednesday 18th April and celebrated Mass

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Archbishop Visits April 2012 (2)

Archbishop Visits April 2012 (2)


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Archbishop Visits April 2012 (3)

Archbishop Visits April 2012 (3)

The new Church street sign is blessed

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Archbishop Visits April 2012 (4)

Archbishop Visits April 2012 (4)

The New Sign

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Archdeacons Visitation October 2014 (1)

Archdeacons Visitation October 2014 (1)

On Saturday 25 October 2014 the Archdeacon made a Visitation to Our Lady and St Edward, Bolton, where he celebrated the Patronal Festival Mass and preached on the life of Edward, King and Confessor.

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Archdeacons Visitation October 2014 (2)

Archdeacons Visitation October 2014 (2)


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Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015

Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015

We were proud to Host the Diocesan Synod in April 2015. On the evening before we held our pre synod dinner at the Holiday Inn Hotel.

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Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015 (2)

Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015 (2)


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Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015 (3)

Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015 (3)

The Synod Mass was held at the Cobden centre where we hold our regular Wednesday worship.

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Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015 (4)

Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015 (4)

Before Mass the Bishop received Bolton regular Roger Bell into the full communion of the ACC

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Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015 (5)

Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015 (5)

The Bishop celebrated the Mass and preached

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Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015

Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015

Communion of the people

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Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015

Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015

Clergy and lay Delegates assembled

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Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015

Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015

Business begins

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Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015

Hosting Diocesan Synod 2015

Earnest debate and discussion

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All Souls Church, Bolton.

All Souls Church, Bolton.

Home to our regular Saturday Mass

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All Souls Church, Bolton. (2)

All Souls Church, Bolton. (2)

The sanctuary chapel in All Souls

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All Souls Church, Bolton. (3)

All Souls Church, Bolton. (3)

The beautiful windows

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All Souls Church, Bolton. (4)

All Souls Church, Bolton. (4)

Fr Marsh celebrates Mass

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All Souls Church, Bolton. (5)

All Souls Church, Bolton. (5)

Outreach in the café and meeting space adjacent to the Chapel in All Souls

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The Altar at Easter 2017

The Altar at Easter 2017