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High Mass


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for the Sunday after Christmas from St. Chad's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Birmingham.
Celebrant, Canon Brian Withers assisted by Fr John Harrington and Fr. Anthony Brisland
Sermon by the Most Rev. Francis Joseph Grimshaw Archbishop of Birmingham
The Cathedral Choir directed by Fr. C. Barlow
Action of the Mass, described by Fr. Patrick McEnroe

Built in 1841, St. Chad's was the first Roman Catholic Cathedral to be consecrated since the Reformation. The grimy factories which for 150 years surrounded the Cathedral have now vanished, and it now stands at the heart of the new Birmingham rising around it, a link between the new and the old.
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Celebrant: Canon Brian Withers
Assisted by: Fr John Harrington
Assisted by: Fr Anthony Brisland
Sermon: The Most Rev. Francis Joseph Grimshaw
Singers: The Cathedral Choir
Choir directed by: Fr C. Barlow
Organist: Anthony Bradbury
Commentator: Fr. Patrick McEnroe

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