A former member of Holy Rood Parish in Barnsley was ordained to the priesthood on Saturday, 26 April at St Chad’s Church, Manchester.

Fr Boyle, Parish Priest, said, “We thank God for the ordination as Priest of Richard Bailey from Holy Rood Parish on 26th April.  Bishop Brain performed the ceremony with 30 priests in a packed (500+) church, where Fr Richard is a member of the Oratory.  Several parishioners from Holy Rood attended the ordination.”  Fr Richard is pictured with his Mum.

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