Induction of Fr Tom Cooper as Parish Priest of St James'
Saturday 20th September 2014
Slide show will run at start.  Click small square next to arrow to stop.
You can then click inside picture to move forward (right edge) and back (left edge)
A full church at 6.00pm Mass officially welcomed Fr Tom as Parish Priest.  Canon Tom McHugh made the formal introduction to Bishop Patrick Lynch and Deacon Duncan Aitkins was also present.  The congregation joined Fr Tom in their joint promises to serve God and the community.  Several fellow priests concelebrated Mass with Bishop Pat.  After Mass, Fr Tom and the bishop greeted the people leaving church and there was a joyful reception held in the Social Centre.  Friends of Fr Tom from previous parishes were present as were his brothers John and Danny with their wives Mary and Mary.
Revd David Camilleri | Tel: 01689 827100  |  281a Crescent Drive, Petts Wood, Orpington, BR5 1AY