Abbatial blessing at Belmont Abbey

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Abbatial blessing at Belmont Abbey

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Title Abbatial blessing at Belmont Abbey, Hereford.
Description Black and white photograph of an Abbatial Blessing at Belmont in 1967. The incoming Abbot, Robert Richardson is being blessed. It is Lent because the cross is covered. Officiating is Archbishop John Murphy, of Cardiff. Belmont was once the cathedral for the Catholic diocese of Wales. The Sub-deacon, with glasses is Father Christopher Jenkins of Belmont. He later became head of the school at Belmont.
Photographer / artist Derek Evans
Publisher Derek Evans Studio
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Date Undated
Type Image
Format Photograph
Identifier CJ42-5-25-61
Area Hereford
Collection Holder