The Bailiff & members of the Grand Priory outside Exeter Cathedral following the annual investiture of the Avalon Commandery on Saturday, June 15th, at which the Precentor of Exeter Cathedral, The Revd Canon Carl Turner, was admitted as a Chaplain of the Order.
A report by the Deputy Chaplain-General, the Revd Louis Baycock, on this National Investiture may be read here.
The pictures below show the reliquary holding the right hand of St Stephen being placed in position, and the Crown Jewels of the saint.
The Revd Fr Jonathan Allen-Hemmings' inspirational address to those present at the investiture at Southwell Minster can be read here.
Following the succesful completion of this year's National Investitures at Arundel and Grappenhall, a selection of photos is now available for viewing in the Gallery.
For the Northern Investiture, a further selection of photos, including individual photos with the Bailiff, is available on David Green's Blog page.
Pictures of the recent Investiture can be found athttp://demgreen.blogspot.com/2011/10/edward-confessor-investiture-2011.html
The Celebratory events at Oxford on 13th and 14th May went extremely well.Over the next few days we will publish various reports, photos and videos as they become available, so please do continue to return to this page to see what is new. The links below will become active once the items are ready.
- Ecclesiastical Grand Prior's Homily
- The Reverend Prebendary Norman Wallwork's sermon
- Photos from the Service of Reconcilliation and Investiture and Gala Dinner. (note - if you require high resolution images to print, go to the photographer's website)
- Videos of the Investiture and Awards as follows - these are viewable in YouTube. Note that you can make the screen full size and change the resolution to HD using the small buttons in the bottom right hand corner of the video when it appears.