The Sanctuary was full of colour, candles, vestments, vessels
and brilliant light. This was such a contrast to the rows of
black houses and mills outside that the effect was pronounced.
For the rest of my life, whenever I hear the words “O
worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness” I was immediately
transported to 8:00 am and the Sanctuary of St Marks. Perhaps
there, watching and assisting Vicar Moss, I was given the first
glimpse of what I wanted to do in life. I wanted to be like
Kenneth Ashley Lucas
* Kenneth Ashley Lucas was ordained as
a vicar in the Church of England in 1969 at the age of 51.