Light From Light


Start date
31 Oct 2019, 6:30 p.m.
End date
1 Nov 2019, 11 p.m.
Location
Lichfield Cathedral
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In celebration of the feast of All Saints at Lichfield Cathedral

As part of the Cathedral’s keeping of the feast of All Saints this year we will illuminating the outside of the cathedral with beams of light to penetrate the darkness of the evening sky.This is in celebration of the those who in their several generations have been lights in the world.

Inside the Cathedral, again light will be our theme and in collaboration with our Artist in Residence, Peter Walker, we will inviting people to add to the light as the walk through the Cathedral and to be the light as they leave – to be the light of the world in this our own generation.

We are inviting parishes specifically to ‘keep the date’ and try and bring your young people to the ‘Light from Light’ Youth Eucharist for All Saints.This will be at 22.00 on Friday 1 November 2019.We are suggesting that groups arrive at 2100 to see the illumination of the outside of the cathedral and to see and experience the engagement inside.It would be good to see a Cathedral full of people, particularly young people, on this occasion.

The celebrant at this service with be The Revd. Canon Andrew Stead (Canon Precentor – Liturgy, Music and Formation)

Please contact Canon Andrew to let us know that you are coming and how many people you think might be coming along: andrew.stead@lichfield-cathedral.org

The programme for the two evenings is:

Thursday 31 October 2019

  • 1830-2300 Light From Light – Illuminations outside the Cathedral and light experience inside the Cathedral.
  • 2330 Vigil Eucharist for All Saints’ Day

Friday 01 November 2019

  • 0800 Morning Prayer
  • 1230 Said Eucharist
  • 1730 Solemn Eucharist for All Saints
  • 1830-2200 Light From Light – Illuminations outside the Cathedral and light experience inside the Cathedral.
  • 2200 Light from Light - Youth Eucharist for All Saints Day

Photo: Cathedral Artist-in Residence, Peter Walker Sculptor