Christopher Smith vicar of St Alban’s Holborn

Last night Christopher Smith became the tenth vicar of St Alban’s Holborn.

The Induction and Institution ended almost a year long wait for a successor to Howard Levett who is now chaplain to St George’s in Venice.

Fr Smith arrives from St Michael’s Beckenham to begin his time at Hoborn as St Alban’s celebrates the 50th anniversary of its rebuilding after bomb damage.

There will be a thanksgving day on Sunday 26 June. The preacher at a parish Mass at 10.30am is to be Fr Raymond Avent who was assistant priest at the time of reconstruction. Solemn Evensong and Benediction is at 3.30pm following buffet lunch in the St Albans Centre.

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1 Response to Christopher Smith vicar of St Alban’s Holborn

  1. Isabel Adcock says:

    I attended St Alban’s today, 12-4-13 @ about 2.30.
    Ithought it would be lovely to spend some time praying in the church I was a member of in the 1970’s.
    I decided to read Evening Prayer so looked for a Prayer book which I found.
    Unfortunately I could not find a Bible to read the lessons. The Flower lady could not help and even seemed surprised anyone would ask for a Bible in a Church!
    I carry the Lectionary with me in my diary but do not carry Prayer book or Bible.
    It seems really strange to me that visitors are not encouraged to read the Word of God and maybe communicate with God via it.
    I do expect to find both in a Church.

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