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Institution of Rev. Kenneth McGrath as Vicar at Lisburn Cathedral

The Rev. Kenneth McGrath, who was ordained as Curate at Lisburn Cathedral in June 2003, was instituted as Vicar (Development of new Ministries) at a special service in Lisburn Cathedral on Sunday 29th January 2006.

The Rev. Canon Sam Wright led the service, the Rev. Dr. Maurice Elliott gave the sermon and the Bishop of Connor, the Rt. Rev. Alan Harper, gave the charge and commission.  Readings were by Wendy McConnell, Bill Christie and Tadeusz Auksztulewicz.  Items of praise led by Frank Bailie and the Cathedralís Music Group included: I will offer up my life, Take my life and let it be, and Be Thou my Vision.

After the service, the ladies of the congregation served a lovely supper in the Church Hall.

The Rev. Kenneth McGrath and his wife Annette pictured at the Institution Service in Lisburn Cathedral on Sunday 29th January. 

The Rev. Kenneth McGrath and his wife Annette pictured at the Institution Service in Lisburn Cathedral on Sunday 29th January.

Pictured at the Institution Service in Lisburn Cathedral on Sunday 29th January 2006 is L to R: (front) Rev. Canon Sam Wright, Annette McGrath, Rev. Kenneth McGrath, the Bishop of Connor, the Rt. Rev. Alan Harper and the Rt. Rev. Dr. Maurice Elliott.  (back row) Martie Kennedy - Peoples Warden, Keith Neill - Youth and Outreach Worker, Canon Edgar Turner - Registrar and Paul Dougan - Rectorís Warden.

 Pictured at the Institution Service in Lisburn Cathedral on Sunday 29th January 2006 is L to R: (front) Rev. Canon Sam Wright, Annette McGrath, Rev. Kenneth McGrath, the Bishop of Connor, the Rt. Rev. Alan Harper and the Rev. Dr. Maurice Elliott.  (back row) Martie Kennedy - Peoples Warden, Keith Neill - Youth and Outreach Worker, Canon Edgar Turner - Registrar and Paul Dougan - Rectorís Warden.