St. Paul the Apostle
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Fr. Bryan's Ordination, Jubilee Celebrations and Class Reunion

For a Cornish Guardian interview with Fr. Storey, published on the 27th July, 2011 click here.

Fr. Bryan was ordained on the 16th June, 1960 at St Anselm's Church, Tooting Bec, SW London, by Archbishop Cowderoy.  The following are reproductions of some of his photographs from that time:

Both the above photographs were taken at the Ordination Mass.

(L to R): Fr. S, Archbishop Cowderoy who ordained him, Canon Gilliard, Parish Priest, Dorothy and Sidney Storey (Mum and Dad).


(L to R): Father Edward Holloway RIP (theological tutor),Father Anthony Logan, Fr B, Fathers Victor Cook and John Nixon.


Jubilee Celebrations

Message from Fr. Bryan: "I am very grateful for so many good wishes for my Golden Jubilee of Priesthood. Thanks for the new computer. Also thanks for all the good will messages during my illness. I pray for you all." (July 2010). 

Photos taken at the Golden Jubilee Mass, 20th June 2010, and at the celebration afterwards in the Social Hall:

Concelebration with Fr George M. Roth FI.

The celebration in the Social Centre; 1: the spread.

Talking to parishioners and visitors.

Presenting the collection.

Singing "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow...".

Going over old times.

Above: The cake, flowers (both courtesy of Val Willams) and some of the goodies (left) left over from the 26th June Callington celebration of Fr. Storey's Jubilee. As Fr. S. was unwell, the cake was cut at Tintagel on the 18th July. Many thanks to the Callington congregation.


The Silver Jubilee Newsletter, 16th June 1985.


Class Reunion

 On the 25th October 2010, Fr. Bryan attended a class reunion of his colleagues who studied at Wonersh and were ordained with him in 1960. Mass was celebrated at the church of Corpus Christi, Collier Row, Romford and lunch was kindly provided in the Presbytery by Fr. Shiels and the parishioners. 



(L to R): Fr. Cyril Elkington (rtd.), living in Bromley, Kent; Fr. Michael Eastwood, Parish Priest of Loughborough, Leics.; Fr. Bryan; Fr. Sean Shiels, PP of Collier Row, Romford, Essex; Can. David Mahy, PP of Aldershot; Fr. Anthony Logan (rtd.), living in Richmond, Surrey; Fr. Kevin St. Aubyn, PP of Whitstable, Kent; Can. Michael Reynell (rtd.), living in Selsey, Sussex.





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