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A photograph gallery of the Solemn Mass celebrated at St Marie’s Cathedral on 8 December to mark the start of the Jubilee Year of Mercy and the Opening of the Door of Mercy on 12 December at St Marie’s Cathedral

Photographs courtesy of Bob Rae

Year of Mercy opening Mass 1 s

Bishop Ralph processes to the sanctuary

Year of Mercy opening Mass 3 s

The celebration begins

Year of Mercy opening Mass 2 s

Deacon Stephen Parker reads the Gospel

 

Year of Mercy opening Mass 4 s

The Offertory

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The Eucharistic Prayer

Year of Mercy opening Mass 6 s

The Consecration

Year of Mercy opening Mass 7 s

The Our Father

Year of Mercy opening Mass 8 s

Bishop Ralph

Year of Mercy opening Mass 9 s

Receiving Holy Communion

Year of Mercy opening Mass 10 s

Receiving Holy Communion

Year of Mercy opening Mass 11 s

Fr Chris Posluszny

Year of Mercy opening Mass 12 s

The conclusion of the Mass

The Opening of the Door of Mercy

Opening prayers at St Matthew's Anglican Church

Gathering at St Matthew’s Anglican Church, Sheffield

Year of Mercy opening door 2 s

Processing through Sheffield city centre to St Marie’s Cathedral

Year of Mercy opening door 3 s

Bishop Ralph opens the Door of Mercy at St Marie’s Cathedral

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Bishop Ralph shows the people the Book of Gospels

Anglican clergy at the Mass following the opening of the Holy Door of Mercy at St Marie's Cathedral

Clergy guests from other Churches in Sheffield

Mgr Desmond Sexton, Hallam Vicar General, reads the Gospel

Mgr Desmond Sexton reads the Gospel

Year of Mercy opening door 7 s

Bishop Ralph receives Holy Communion

Year of Mercy opening door 8 s

The conclusion of the celebration