Saturday, 24 May 2008

I Am 5

Today I celebrate my fifth birthday as a priest - a mere drop in the ocean compared to the 77 years of Canon Fuller (who I visited on Monday) but still a personal landmark, especially since it means graduating from the diocesan 'Under 5s' meetings for priests!

It is the Feast of Our Lady, Help of Christians, and I'll be celebrating a Mass of Thanksgiving later this morning. This evening the Young Adults group are coming for a small drinks party, so hopefully the good weather will last before the Bank Holiday downpour.

Te Deum laudamus: te Dominum confitemur!

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Blogger abcde said...

Ad multos annos. Congratulations.

10:59 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


12:18 pm  
Blogger Fr. Peter said...


1:53 pm  
Blogger PeterHWright said...

Pluribusque annos !

7:21 pm  
Blogger Jeff Miller said...


8:35 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Peace be with you Father Nicholas, and many more blessed years to come.


12:37 am  
Blogger Der Herr Alipius said...

Herzlichen Gl├╝ckwunsch und Gottes reichen Segen!

11:51 am  
Blogger Fr Nicholas said...

Thanks everyone - now on with the work!

12:24 pm  
Blogger Jackie Parkes MJ said...

Many congratulations!

2:40 pm  
Blogger the owl of the remove said...

Here's to at least 45 more years, Father!

10:35 pm  
Blogger Father John Boyle said...


12:24 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations and every blessing, dear Father.

1:53 am  
Blogger Mary Jane Ballou said...

Many years, Father! Congratulations.

2:03 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Many congratulations Father. God Bless and thank you.

3:30 pm  
Blogger Cathy_of_Alex said...

Happy (belated) anniversary, Father!

6:23 pm  
Blogger Finolafromcal said...

A heartfelt Congratulations, Father.... though 2 days late. I will keep praying especially for you and all priests. Thank-you for all you do for the Church.

1:14 am  
Blogger Phil said...

Belated congratulations. Ad multos annos.

3:21 pm  
Blogger gemoftheocean said...

Many more to you, Father. Thank you for your service.

10:10 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy anniversary; a joyous day it was! And a happy Philipstide...

2:38 am  
Blogger DominiSumus said...


3:52 am  
Blogger Padre Steve said...

Belated happy anniversary! I celebrate 8 years on August 26! The time does fly quickly! God bless you! Padre Steve

2:20 am  

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