Confirmations this month

The Bishop, the Right Reverend Monsignor Patrick McKinney, kindly visited the parish last weekend to administer the Sacrament of Confirmation. Our thanks to him, to Father Simon Gillespie, his worth assistant, to our parish priest, Father Mark Brentnall, and to the Reverend Mr. Richard Beben, a local deacon, the last two of whom also came to assist in my absence. They are all recognisable from these blurry pictures:

The Bishop acknowledges the candidates, the Rev. Richard at his side
Preparation for confirmation, (left to right) Father Gillespie, the Reverend Beben, the Bishop, and Father Bretnall