Blessing of the Fisheries 2017

2018-11-30T14:33:56+00:00

Blessing of the Fisheries 2017 The Blessing of the Fisheries took place on Sunday 25th June 2017. The Right Reverend Norman Banks, Lord Bishop of Richborough, returned to our Parish to celebrate the Mass in the morning and to bless the Fisheries during a service on Folkestone Stade at 3.15 pm, following the traditional procession [...]

Blessing of the Fisheries 2018

2018-11-30T13:21:01+00:00

Blessing of the Fisheries 2018 The Blessing of the Fisheries took place on Sunday 24th June 2018. The Fisheries were blessed by Hi s Grace, Justin Welby, The Archbishop of Canterbury, following the traditional procession from St. Peter's Church. The Worshipful Town Mayor of Folkestone, Councillor Ann Berry, led the procession of the Cinque Port [...]

Blessing of the Fisheries 2016

2018-07-01T17:01:02+00:00

Blessing of the Fisheries 2016 The Blessing of the Fisheries took place on Sunday 26th June 2016. The Fisheries were blessed by The Right Reverend Peter Wheatley, former Bishop of Edmonton, during a service on Folkestone Stade at 3.15 pm, following the traditional procession from St. Peter's Church. The Worshipful Town Mayor of Folkestone, Councillor [...]

Blessing of the Fisheries 2015

2016-08-25T10:51:21+00:00

Blessing of the Fisheries 2015 The Blessing of the Fisheries took place on Sunday 28th June 2015, again happily the Blessing of the Fisheries coincided with our Patronal Feast of St. Peter, so the Church had a double celebration. Unhappily, it was a slightly damp day. However, we carried on, as ever! The Fisheries were [...]

Blessing of the Fisheries 2014

2016-08-26T11:47:34+00:00

Blessing of the Fisheries 2014 The Blessing of the Fisheries took place on Sunday 29th June 2014. Happily, this year, the Blessing of the Fisheries coincided with our Patronal Feast of St. Peter, so the Church had a double celebration. The Fisheries were blessed by The Right Reverend Michael Turnbull CBE, former Bishop of Durham, [...]

Blessing the Fisheries 2013

2016-08-25T10:44:41+00:00

Blessing of the Fisheries 2013 The Blessing of the Fisheries took place on Sunday 23rd June 2013. The Fisheries were blessed by The Right Reverend Norman Banks, Lord Bishop of Richborough, during a service on Folkestone Stade at 3.15 pm, following the traditional procession from St. Peter's Church. The Worshipful Town Mayor of Folkestone, Councillor [...]