Pope Appoints New Bishop of Northampton, England
Pope Francis has appointed Canon David James Oakley as the thirteenth Bishop of Northampton.
Bishop-elect Oakley served as Rector of St Mary’s College Oscott, a seminary in Birmingham for training priests for ministry in England and Wales, since February 2013.He succeeds the Right Reverend Peter Doyle whom he described as “a wonderful spiritual father and great pastor in Northampton”.
Bishop Doyle has worked closely with Bishop-elect Oakley during his seven years as rector of the seminary at Oscott and knows him to be a man of faith and prayer, and a pastoral priest and wise teacher.
St Stephen’s Day 2019 : enrolment of new members into the Guild of St Stephen for Servers.
Thanking all who serve for all they give to the liturgy.
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Leader - Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful
All - And kindle in them the fire of your love
Leader - Send forth your Spirit, and they shall be created
All - And you will renew the face of the earth
Leader - Let us pray (we pause)
ALL - Lord, by the light of the Holy Spirit, you have taught the hearts of your faithful. In the same Spirit help us to love what is right and always rejoice in your consolation. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
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