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Cathedral Delight

20

December
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On Thursday 19th December Durham Cathedral was once again the setting for the Provincial/Chapter Carol Service, and despite appalling weather was yet again attended by large numbers of Masons and their families filling the pews to almost capacity.

 

The Dean, Andrew Tremlett led the procession which included the Provincial Grand Master of Durham, John Arthur into the Nave of the Cathedral after which the Dean welcomed all present and hoped they would all enjoy the following hour.

 

What followed was a feast of music, prayers and readings, the music provided by the Cathedral Choir who were magnificent and lessons/readings by those listed below.  Credit to Daniel Cook, Master of the Choristers and Cathedral Organist who led the Choir with so much energy and enthusiasm. The quality and acoustics made this a very special occasion which would long be remembered by all present.

 

The sixty minute service flew past and before retiring from the Nave the Dean took the opportunity of once again thanking all for attending and wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

 

Readers :-

 

George Clark

Clinton Leeks

David Mathews

Paul Mundell

Helen Walker

Martin Talbot

John Arthur

 

Well done to all of the organisers and the Provincial Grand Stewards who were magnificent on the night.

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