The New Marble Lectern

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Left: 14th June 2001, the Feast of Corpus Christi. Father MacNally blesses the beautiful, newly-installed marble lectern.

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Made from Bianco Carrara marble - the same marble from which the high altar, sanctuary rails and steps were fashioned - the new lectern was commissioned to mark the beginning of the New Millennium.

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The Alpha and the Omega, engraved in gold mosaic, are the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet. They signify that Jesus, Our Lord, is the Beginning and the End.