Corpus Christi Processions

The Corpus Christi procession was an important part of the life of the parish for many years.
It set off from the church and ended with Benediction at the bandstand in the park opposite.
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Altar on Bandstand (152780 bytes)

It was the tradition that the children who hade received their First Communion that year
should wear the clothes they had worn then -
and the little girls would scatter rose petals in the path of the Blessed Sacrament.

Procession 1967 (247073 bytes)

After the Second World War, Polish and Italian people joined the procession -
often wearing national dress.

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