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Blessing of the Fisheries 2019

The Blessing of the Fisheries took place on Sunday 23rd June 2019. The Right Reverend Roger Jupp, Superior-General of the Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament, joined us to celebrate the Mass in the morning, which included the Confirmation of Tom Forbes. The Bishop was joined for lunch by the Worshipful Town Mayor of Folkestone and several of the Cinque Port Mayors before the Blessing of the Fisheries during a service on Folkestone Stade at 3.15 pm, following the traditional procession from St. Peter’s Church.

After a return procession Bishop Roger lead a short service in the Church, followed by splendid refreshment for all!