There is a great joy in the first Mass of a newly-ordained priest, and we were blessed with two such occasions this May. But it is also a wonderful thing for a priest to celebrate Mass on the fiftieth anniversary of his ordination, as Fr Nevin did on Trinity Sunday, 31st May. Well done, good and faithful servant!
After Mass there was a very convivial occasion in the parish hall:
The cake. L is the Roman numeral for 50; Fr Nevin is no longer a “learner” after all these years!
The full collection of photographs is well worth viewing, and is available by clicking here.