Grimsby Minster to honour Prince Philip

Grimsby Minster to honour Prince Philip

Grimsby Minster to honour Prince Philip

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, is to be honoured in an online Evening prayer, Grimsby Minster has announced.

Prince Philip, aged 99, sadly died this morning at Windsor Castle.

The news was confirmed in a statement issued just after midday.

Grimsby Minster has announced that it will join the nation at this time of mourning, as it provides a space for people to remember, reflect and commemorate Prince Philip.

A spokesperson said:

“All at Grimsby Minster share the sadness of the nation upon the death of Prince Philip. 

“We are praying for his soul, and for Her Majesty the Queen, the Royal Family, the nation, and the Commonwealth, at this time of mourning.”

The Duke of Edinburgh will be remembered in online Evening Prayer tonight at 5.30pm.

The service will be streamed live via the Minster’s Facebook page. He will also be remembered during the Sunday service at 11.00am and the online Choral Evensong at 6.00pm.

“We will be opening the Minster tomorrow, Saturday, between 1 and 3pm, for people to pay their respects to him, whether by lighting a candle, by sitting and reflecting, or by saying a prayer,” the spokesperson added.

:Any floral tributes can be left on the South side of the Minster, in St James’ Square, as was the case after the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. 

“Covid-secure measures are in place and should be followed by anyone attending.”

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