Friday, October 29, 2010

St Jude's Day in the Lady Chapel

We welcomed the Area Dean, Father Gwyn Clement,
as preacher at our celebration of St Jude's Day
and the centenary of the dedication of the Lady Chapel.

Edward the boat boy (the Vicar started here)

Anastasia leads the procession

The altar, prepared by Iris Elkington

Ave Maria

Enamelled terracotta Virgin and Child
given in memory of Roma Read

St Jude chasuble worn by the vicar

St Jude banner (early 1920s)

Our Lady's banner (remade 1962)
and Diamond Jubilee banner (1971)

Image of Our Lady after Fra Fillippo Lippi Madonna with two Angels (in the Uffizi, Florence) given as the Shears Memorial (1964) (on south side of sanctuary)

The Angelus (by the bell pull)

Anna returned from Oxford to direct the music

Agreement reached

The temperance tradition of the Free Church was represented.

Photos by Lucrezia Walker

Photos (and flowers) by Iris Elkington