Ordination to the Priesthood

of Rev Michael Barwick

A new priest for the Diocese of Brentwood

11 July 2021

The Cathedral was very well-attended with careful social distancing controlled by our excellent Ushers 

Bishop Alan officiated at the Ordination

Examination of the candidate by Bishop Alan

The Promise of Obedience

Michael lies prostrate before the altar

Bishop Alan followed by brother priests, with the laying on of hands

Fr Michael is vested by Canon Martin O’Connor

Newly ordained, Fr Michael kneels before Bishop Alan 

Wonderful music led by our Director of Music, Andrew Wright

Warm applause for Father Michael

Bishop Alan giving  the final blessing

A kiss from his mother as Fr Michael blesses his parents

One or two tears of joy

Fr Michael’s blessings with real signs of joy!


Many congratulations to Fr Michael seen here with his parents

Photos – GWH

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