Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Snowy Candlemas

picture: compliments of Nick Bristow

Brighton came to a halt, and the rest of England was cut off. Only about 15 people managed to come to our morning Mass and a bit over twice that to the evening Missa Cantata.

I slipped on the Church steps and have bruised rump, everyone who came out deserves a medal, especially our Dominic our MC who motored for miles just to get here. God bless him and everyone who came.
The choir did well too, lots of hard work.


PeterHWright said...

I wish I could have been there, but living in the North of England I'm a bit too far away.

I'm surprised (and pleased) Father got such a good attendance in such weather.

It seems strange, but very English, that, as Epiphanytide ends and Septuagesima begins, Christmas weather arrives.

But then last year, we had snow at Easter.

Arnica is good for bruises.

gemoftheocean said...

Great photo from Nickbris! Must have been coming down pretty hard to get that much in Brighton.

Hope your kiester is better soon.

Annie said...

We were very sad to have missed it!

Shepherd said...

That is one hurdle overcome, I hope you have many more Missa Cantatas, Father, but in the Spring and Summer!

lizard said...

Father, Thank you very much for this very beautiful Mass. The choir was also excellent. Thank you all. Do not you think celebrating such Masses on a regular basis?

old believer said...

Sorry to hear of your slip up. I always fall over whenever there is ice and duly did so yesterday.

Henry said...

Makes one realise we have been having Catholic Lite all these years.