Bishop John Salt RIP

Posted on the 7th Feb 2017 in the category Announcements


With sadness we announce the death of Bishop John Salt OGS who died on 7 February 2017, fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church.  Bishop John was a bishop deep wisdom and insight.  We thank God for his faithful ministry in St Helena and in retirement in England.  May he rest in peace.


Funeral arrangements:

At 5 pm on Friday 24 February his body will be received and rest overnight in the Holy House of Our Lady of Walsingham.
At 2 pm the following day, Saturday 25 February it will be taken in procession along the Walsingham High Street to the Parish Church of St Mary for a funeral mass beginning at 2.30 pm.
Those able to attend may either process from the Shrine Church at 2pm or gather in the parish church.
Clergy are invited to robe in cotta and purple stole and process from the Shrine, or join the procession as it arrives at the church.

The Shrine has some accommodation available for booking:

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