Archive for June, 2009

Sunday, 14 June 2009

Lesnes Abbey Procession 2009

This afternoon saw the annual Corpus Christi Procession of the Most Blessed Sacrament around the ruins of Lesnes Abbey. The weather smiled on us with bright sunny intervals interspersed with the odd cool breeze. Here are some pictures of the procession:

Some of the First Communicants

The parish groups wind through the gardens

The rear of the procession leaves the cloister area

Assembling in the Abbey Church after the procession

Bishop Patrick gives his sermon …

… followed by Benediction, surrounded by some of the parish banners