Service of Ordination 2

Photos of the Rite of Ordination, the Communion and to the end of the service.

  • Rite of Ordination begins
    Rite of Ordination begins
  • Bishop elect, Ven David McClay
    Bishop elect, Ven David McClay
  • Declares canonical obedience to the Archbishop of Armagh
    Declares canonical obedience to the Archbishop of Armagh
  • Kneeling for prayer
    Kneeling for prayer
  • The cathedral was full
    The cathedral was full
  • Jenny Hart sings a solo
    Jenny Hart sings a solo
  • Gathering round
    Gathering round
  • Laying on of hands
    Laying on of hands
  • Bishop goes to be vested
    Bishop goes to be vested
  • Bishop David now robed
    Bishop David now robed
  • Bishop David is presented to the congregation
    Bishop David is presented to the congregation
  • Congratulated by the Archbishop
    Congratulated by the Archbishop
  • Dean Forde comes forward
    Dean Forde comes forward
  • Takes the Bishop to his stall
    Takes the Bishop to his stall
  • Installs Bishop David
    Installs Bishop David
  • Who takes his seat
    Who takes his seat
  • Bishop McClay in his stall
    Bishop McClay in his stall
  • Celebrant, Archbishop Clarke
    Celebrant, Archbishop Clarke
  • Distribution
    Distribution
  • The congregation take communion
    The congregation take communion
  • Blessing the Benedictine Brothers
    Blessing the Benedictine Brothers
  • Bishop David receives his Bishop’s staff
    Bishop David receives his Bishop’s staff
  • That’s what Chaplains are for!
    That’s what Chaplains are for!
  • The service ends
    The service ends
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