Wednesday, February 21, 2007

LENT HAS BEGUN

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

Are these the Penitentiaries of St Mary Maudlin?

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Just to provoke someone: is that silk they are wearing?

Andrew said...

I love Spain!

Anonymous said...

Taht is not Spain. This is Brighton.

Mac McLernon said...

Heheheh... I didn't know the Klan did Lent!

frockie said...

How much is that purple satin a metre?

Anonymous said...

Nonesense, they are clearly Anglicans, it is, as should be obvious, a meeting of the Masonic Book of Common Prayer retired Rifle Brigade officers association in their traditional 'Town' garb, they are going, as is their custom, for a stroll in Hyde Park after a fine lunch at the East India Club.

Capt. J. Arbuthnot Crawthorn-Jones said...

OFFICERS of the Rifle Brigade, do NOT wear violet satin IN TOWN, They are obviously Guards Regiment, senior NCOs.

Anonymous said...

Are there other Penitentiaries at St Mary Magdalene's?
I mean what is the strictest?

Marty said...

what is that? I've never seen it before.

Fr Ray Blake said...

Marty they are part of a Penitential Confraternity, normally in Southern Europe, especially Spain. They walk in the Holy Week Processions normally carry or pulling a lifesize statueo or statues of the Passion.

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