Durham University Chamber Choir warmly invites you to an evening of Christmas celebration in St. Godric’s Church, 7.30pm on Saturday, Dec. 8th. Enjoy festive delights by Europe’s greatest composers of the 20th and 21st centuries, including works by Britten, McDowall and Bingham.
Last week’s picture was a detail of the vestments worn by St. Cuthbert in the picture which hangs from the choir loft.
Last week’s picture was the letters INRI, which stand for Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews, from the cross high above the main altar.
Last week’s photo was the cross on top of the gong which the servers strike at the consecration.
Last week’s photo was the icon of St. Cuthbert which is currently on the lady altar.
Last week’s photo was from the Stations of the Cross. The crown of thorns is a detail of the thirteenth station.
Last week’s photo was from the Harry Clarke window. It shows the hands of Cardinal Allen who was responsible for the training of many priests (and martyrs) at Douai for the English Mission.
Last week’s photo was a detail of the picture of St. Cuthbert, which hangs from the choir loft.
Last week’s photo was a detail of the window in the narthex, on the left as you come into the church. The window was installed in 1994 in memory of George and Agnes Finnigan.
Last week’s photo was a detail of the picture of St. Aidan, on the triptych of pictures which hangs from the choir loft.
This statue is at the corner of the gallery to the right of the altar, and there is a second statue on the left. The 2 statues are older than the church – they are medieval, and we are not sure which saints they represent