Doncaster born priest ordained in St-Peter-in-Chains parish

Earlier this month saw the ordination of Henry Woodhouse, a young Doncaster-born priest.

Friday, 29th July 2022, 10:12 am
Updated Friday, 29th July 2022, 10:13 am

Priests are usually ordained in St Maries Cathedral, Sheffield, so it was a huge honour for St-Peter-in-Chains parish to host such a wonderful occasion.

The Bishop of Hallam, Right Reverend Ralph Heskett, C.Ss.R, presided with over 30 priests in attendance.

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Visitors from across the region, and beyond, joined in and stayed to celebrate afterwards, the church was full.

A spokesman said: “It was to be a truly historic and joyous event.”

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The ordination gets underway. Pic by Graham Warrender