Posts tagged Philip Penfold

Mission Accomplished: Homily from Fr Philip’s Requiem.

Fr Philip’s Requiem was on Wednesday. It was a deeply moving mass with friends and family gathering at St Agnes’. When Fr Philip was a TAC priest he served as curate at St Agatha’s in Portsmouth and so Mgr Robert Mercer concelebrated and gave the homily, which can be read below: “My text is one […]

A Special Ordination: The Photos!

Here are a few more photographs from Fr Philip’s Ordination, starting with one from the Friday morning rehearsal:  

Times of Sorrow

This year there have been so many times of joy and celebration: Confirmations, First Holy Communions and two Ordinations. The Ordinations were both for Philip Penfold, firstly to the transitional diaconate in July followed by his ordination to the priesthood on Saturday. These were both quite bitter-sweet, full of joy and also celebrated with the […]

A very special Ordination.

Saturday was a day that will live long in the memory. Our group, St Agnes people and the Penfold family gathered for Philip’s Ordination. In the prescence of our Ordinary, Mgr Keith Newton, Philip was ordained by Bishop Keiran Conry, bishop of Arundel and Brighton. There was a real sense of generousity and kindness from […]

Prayers of Thanksgiving and for Peace.

This Saturday is a big day for our group for it is when Deacon Philip is ordained to the sacred priesthood. It is also an important and thought-provoking day for the Church. The Holy Father has called on all Christians to join him in prayers for Syria. Between 7pm and midnight (Rome time) prayers will […]

Philip’s Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate.

For all of those who were unable to make Deacon Philip’s Ordination at Our Lady of the Assumption, Warwick Street in London, here are some photos. These were taken by Jenny’s brother.