Fr Alex’s ordination

Most probably, the first ordination ever held in the parish.  On Saturday, 24th June, Bishop Tony Robinson of Wakefield, with Bishop Robert Ladds and priests of The Society, ordained Alex Ladds, our curate-in-training, to the sacred priesthood, in the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Thornton-in-Craven.  Good weather, a full church, great singing, a wonderfulContinue reading “Fr Alex’s ordination”

Bishop Hassan’s visit

Broughton held a memorable and moving service on Sunday evening, 21st February 2016. Our monthly Evensong and Benediction played host to Bishop Hassan James, Assistant Bishop of Kadugli Diocese in Sudan, and the new Archdeacon of Richmond and Craven, the Venerable Beverley Mason; with people from several neighbouring parishes. Sung Prayer Book Evensong is oneContinue reading “Bishop Hassan’s visit”

12th July 2014 Annual Pilgrimage

A particularly happy occasion – unusually just before rather than just after a crucial General Synod vote – with fine weather, and a good gathering of the faithful from various parishes. And a special encouragement from our preacher, Fr Christopher Phillips, ordained priest not two weeks before, who simply by his presence and personality, offeredContinue reading “12th July 2014 Annual Pilgrimage”