Alpha at SS Alban & Stephen Catholic Church in St Albans
The Bishop's Visit 3rd/4th March
2012 and 25th March 2012
Photos from the Bishop's Visits
Bishop John celebrated many Masses during the weekend of 3rd/4th March,
in the Church and at Maryland, and again at Marshalswick on Sunday 25th March.
There are plenty of photos, some
of which are available here on our website. We hope you enjoy them.
Bishop John Sherrington was ordained a priest for the Nottingham Diocese
in 1987 and has been parish priest for the Good Shepherd Parish in Nottingham
for the past two years. In addition to various diocesan curial responsibilities,
Fr Sherrington has also assisted the Bishops’ Conference of England and
Wales on ethical issues and was a part of the working party for the Bishops’
Conference document ‘Cherishing Life’ (2005).
After a degree in Mathematics from Cambridge University and two years
working for Arthur Andersen Management Consultants London, Fr Sherrington
was accepted by Bishop McGuinness for the Nottingham Diocese and joined
seminary at All Hallows in Dublin. He later gained an STL in Moral Theology
from the Gregorian University in Rome and lectured in moral theology at
All Hallows in Dublin and then at St John’s Seminary in Wonersh, Guildford.
In 2011, he was ordained as Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster.
Bishop John Sherrington is Chairman of the Diocesan Education Commission
and has responsibility for the pastoral care of the deaneries of Hertfordshire.