Friday, 1 October 2010

Eleventh Bishop of Shrewsbury

Today The Right Reverend Mark Davies was installed as the Eleventh Bishop of Shrewsbury, in succession to The Right Reverend Brian Noble. Bishop Mark was installed at the beginning of Mass celebrated to mark the Retirement of Bishop Brian and the beginning of Bishop Mark's ministry as Shepherd of the Diocese of Shrewsbury. The Mass was celebrated here in The Cathedral and was attended by representatives from across the diocese and by main of the clergy of the Diocese and some from Bishop mark's former Diocese of Salford. Many of the Bishops of England and Wales were also present, including His Emminence Cormac Cardinal Murphy O'Connor.