High Mass on St Jude’s Day during the Second World War

            Photographs by Ronald Procter probably taken in 1939 or 1940. The final image of the blessing was sent as a card to parishioners on active service in...

The servants of the sanctuary.

Father William Maxwell Rennie and the servers with their banner in around...

Processions

Liturgical processions (such as we had for Candlemas) are a feature of our life at St Jude’s – indeed the church almost seems to have been designed for them. These illustrations, however, are all from outdoor processions. The Rt Revd Graham Leonard, then Bishop of Willesden, is escorted by...

Cross and candles

The cross above the candle stand at the west end of the church is a copy of the ‘San Damiano Cross‘, a large Romanesque rood cross that St. Francis of Assisi was praying before when he received the commission from the Lord to rebuild the Church. The original hangs in the Basilica of Saint Clare...

St Jude’s Day in the Lady Chapel

We welcomed the Area Dean, Father Gwyn Clement, as preacher at our celebration of St Jude’s Day and the centenary of the dedication of the Lady Chapel. Edward the boat boy (the Vicar started here) Anastasia leads the procession The altar, prepared by Iris Elkington Ave Maria Enamelled terracotta...

« Older Entries