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YEAR OF PILGRIMAGES 2014
Vist by Parishioners from St Joseph's of Birtley to
The Catholic Retreat Centre, Minsteracres, Nothumberland,
on Monday 5th May 2014
Photographs courtesy of Kevin Jobson.  Montage courtesy of Helen Jobson.
St Elizabeth's Church, Minsteracres.
Parishioners in the Ballroom waiting for the guided tour............................ ...................................... not long now!
Guided tour about to start! Tour Guide explaining the history of Minsteracres in the Chapel....
Parishioners listening carefully to the Tour Guide ...... This is the Retreat Centre & Shop.
In the courtyard outside the Retreat Centre. History of the murals depicting St Paul's conversion on the road to Damascus.
The wall mural in a room in the Retreat Centre......... ........ depicting St Pauls' conversion on the road to Damascus
Montage: Another wall mural in the Retreat Centre depicting .... 'The Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane' ....
Inside St Elizabeth's Church ........................ ....with a view of the altar & beautiful stained glass windows ........
A Statue of Our Lady & Child ..........
The altar at St Elizabeth's Church ........... and a reverse view toward the Organ & Choir Gallery........
St Elizabeth's Church altar and the stained glass window above.....
Tree hugging!  A giant red wood Sequoia Tree 'love-in' (l-r): Dennis O'Brien, Deacon Peter Lavery, Susan Petit, Agnes Knott, Pauline Lavery...and Katherine Winter's nose! (l-r): Dennis O'Brien, Susan Petit, Agnes Knott, Katherine Winter, Pauline Lavery, Deacon Peter Lavery...
Ursula Jobson in Minsteracres extensive gardens.... Another view of Minsteracres gardens & grounds ........
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