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St John's, Wigan

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St John's Church.
Photo: RON HUNT
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Item #: 28556
Alter of St. John's R.C.Church Standishgate, Wigan. I believe the inside of the church has now been altered.
Thanks to Kevin Johnson for the photograph.

Comment by: Thomas(Tom)Walsh on 28th October 2016 at 00:24

A beautiful photograph. People often wonder why there are two Roman Catholic Churches so near St Marys is only 120 yards or so away ; the reason ,St Johns belonged to The Jesuit Order until 1933 , after The Jesuits left Wigan it came under the auspices of Liverpool Archdiocese.

Comment by: Roy on 28th October 2016 at 10:29

Very nice, i've never seen inside it before. RON, get back to TLS, you seem to have altered the ALTAR.

Comment by: Vb on 28th October 2016 at 11:36

There is another altar in front of the original one whereby the priest serves mass facing the congregation. Also St John's Chapel served the Convent.

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