We are fast approaching the day when we will celebrate the ordination of Deacon James to the priesthood. This will be a major celebration in the life of the Cathedral and thus we have identified some preparations that need to be made. We know that many of your will want to support and gift our new priest, as is customary and accordingly we have identified these areas where we would welcome your support:
Deacon James will celebrate his first Mass at the Cathedral on Sunday 23rd June, the Feast of Corpus Christi. Father James, as he will be then, will have new Chasuble (the outer garment worn by the priest, during the celebration of Holy Mass). We would appreciate contributions towards that vestment. It is a most precious gift and one that be treasured by Father James throughout his priestly life.
Deacon James will also need a well earnt break after his ordination, and we would like to pay for his holiday. You may not appreciate that Deacon James has never had a “proper” holiday and we would like to make sure that he can go away as a gift from us all.
Deacon James will of course be inviting family, friends and fellow students from his former seminary to the Ordination. We too as the parish will be welcome to be a part of the special days of his ordination day and the first Mass. We would like to cater for the many hundreds of people who will be there with us. We will provide food and hospitality for the guests here at the Cathedral.
Would you like to help us to make Deacon James' ordination day as special as possible? We would appreciate any help you can give in making his day one he remembers for the rest of his ministry. So, if you would like to help us make that happen then please scroll down a bit further to find out how you can make a donation.
How to make a donation...
Credit or Debit Card The easiest way you can donate is by using your credit or debit card. Click on the 'Donate' button below to make a secure donation. No matter how big or small your donation, it all helps us to make Deacon James' day special. We use SSL security on our website and so you can donate with confidence.
Cheque Please make these payable to “PRCDTR Plymouth Cathedral RC Parish”. You can then post your cheque to us at 45 Cecil Street, Plymouth, PL1 5HW. Alternatively, hand it in to us directly in one of the special envelopes available.
Cash Special envelopes are available at the back of church which you can use for cash. You can also use these envelopes to return cheques, if you wish.