The greatest and most noble of all Solemnities.

The service began outside the Crypt with the Blessing of the Fire and Preparation of the Paschal Candle.

Followed by a procession into St Chad's with lighted candles for the Easter Proclamation.

New members are welcomed into the Church through the Baptismal Liturgy.

Read Archbishop Bernard Longley's Homily here

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Easter Vigil in the Holy Night - Photos by Andrew De Valliere