Canon Michael Harrison’s Induction Mass at St Martin de Porres Church was held on Thursday 30th November 2023. Msgr Kevin McGinnell as Dean of the St Albans Deanery presided.

Proceedings commenced with the presentation of the Parish Priest Elect with a letter of appointment from Bishop David being read to the Dean and those present. This was followed by the Profession of Faith and Oath of Fidelity. Parish Staff and a representative of the Parish Finance committee were then presented. Msgr Kevin and Canon Michael then visited the Altar, Baptismal Font and Confessionals. 

Canon Michael was ordained in July 1990 in All Saints Church, Bletchley. In 2014 he moved to Our Lady of Walsingham, Corby. He was installed as a canon of the cathedral chapter in 2016. In September 2023 he was appointed as the Vicar General of the Diocese of Northampton by Bishop David. He has also served parishes in Slough, Northampton, Luton and his home parish in Bletchley. 

After Mass delicious refreshments were served in the Parish Hall.