On Saturday 22nd August 2009 the Bishop visited St Alban the Martyr Church, Great Cheetham Street East, Salford, Greater Manchester to bless the reordered Church, celebrate Mass and confer the Sacrament of Confirmation.

Some 22 people were in attendance and John Alban Ben’et Pendlebury was Confirmed. After the service the congregation shared a bring and share lunch and the day ended with simple Evensong.