Newly ordained Fr Ian Verrier FSSP will celebrate his First Solemn High Mass in England this Saturday 20th June at 11:00am in St James Church, Spanish Place, 22 George Street, London W1U 3QY.
The Mass setting in this splendid church will be Byrd's Mass for Four Voices.
Born in Birmingham in 1982, Fr Verrier grew up as an Anglican and read Music at Manchester University. After which he taught at the well-known Chavagnes International College in the Vendée Region of France. There he found a thriving close-knit Catholic community. He entered the FFSP American seminary in 2008.
There is an open invitation to all to come and give thanks to God for another new priest, who will begin his ministry in Reading this summer.
He will administer his First Blessing after Mass and there will be Refreshments afterwards in church basement.
A Plenary indulgence granted to those attending the Mass, so do go along if you can get to central London this Saturday.
You can read his story at The Path less taken.