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Record breaking number of ordinations this weekend 

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Record breaking number of ordinations this weekend priests ordination deacon cassocks Blackburn Cathedral bishops Bishop Nicholas

Record breaking number of ordinations this weekend priests ordination deacon cassocks Blackburn Cathedral bishops Bishop Nicholas This Weekend all three bishops from the Blackburn Dioscese will be ordaining new deacons and priests.

The ordination of deacons will be Bishop Nicholas’ last ordination in Blackburn Cathedral as he retires from the role of Bishop of Blackburn later in the year. There will be a record-breaking 16 men and women ordained deacon to serve around the diocese.

On Wednesday, those to be ordained deacon had a rehearsal in the cathedral, wearing their brand new clerical shirts and cassocks.  They have now gone into retreat at Whalley Abbey.