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Corpus Christi 22nd June 2014

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17th June Dome Building works
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The outer scaffold gets a cover to protect the work and workers                        Inside, the pews are cover for protection, lighting is added for the work                                 Took the opportunity to snap a picture of the inside of the Organ which many people will never see

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Mayor takes dome Heritage Tour
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On Tuesday 17th June the Mayor, Cllr Steve Foulkes and several VIP guests including Cllr Rob Gregson, Ashlyn Whitty representing HLF, Terry Nolan from Davies partnership, Mark Proctor of Onefiveonecreative, Steve Billington our photographer, Adrian Swain of Nightingales and Canon Moor, parish priest of Holy Apostles and Martyrs, enjoyed a wonderful heritage tour of the church. The Mayor was delighted to find that we have a collection point for Wirral

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Home-made afternoon tea for the Mayor and Mayoress of Wirral
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A big thank you to the team who worked to prepare the wonderful, home-made afternoon tea for the Mayor on Tuesday, those behind the scenes as well of those present on the day! It was a real feast. When the Mayor was presented with a beautifully decorated cake showing the Mayoral crest and silhouette of the Dome, he was loath to cut in to it. Instead, he suggested donating the cake to the volunteers who work at the Foodbank. Of course, Canon Montjean

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Thurifer
Thurifer

The role of thurifer is one of the most interesting and most beautiful. The thurifer is, of course, in charge of the thurible, the larger metal incenser, which is used throughout the Mass at the Gospel and Offertory especially. Originally the office of daily incensing the Lord in the Jewish Temples was an honour which each priest could perform only once in his life! To incense the Arc of the Covenant in the Holy of Holies, was a privilege reserved

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