Monday, 26 March 2012
New commission: Holy water stoup
The newly commissioned holy water stoup created by Mark Lewis for St Margaret of Antioch Ilford was dedicated yesterday by parish priest, Fr. Stephen Pugh, in memory of lifelong church member, Ron Smith. Fr. Stephen said, "Ron was a lifelong member of the church and his family wanted to mark this. I think it's a very generous act which is of value to the congregation." Mark Lewis has explained that, "the design of the stoup is inspired by a rising and opening hand in a gesture that suggests invitation or something offered and given in love, reflecting the mission of the Church."