Saint Peter and Paul Parish Church, Borden

... a village church for all denominations

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Lady Chapel

Lady Chapel

Lady ChapelThe Lady Chapel Frontal and Legilium Fall were worked in 1991 by Polly Hope.  They show traditional scenes from the life of Our Lady and were given and dedicated in memory of Fr. Brian McMurray who was Vicar of the parish from 1985 until his premature death in 1990.The centrepiece shows Our Lady with the infant Christ surrounded by four worshipping angels.


Panel 1

Panel 1The Annunciation (Luke 1: 26 - 38)
We recall with thanksgiving how the Archangel Gabriel announced to Our Lady that she was to become the mother of the Saviour of the world, and how she obediently accepted God's will.

Panel 2

Panel 2The Visitation (Luke 1: 39 - 56)
Despite the honour which had been bestowed upon her, Our Lady had no hesitation in undertaking the perilous journey to visit her cousin Elizabeth and to remain with her until the birth of her son, John the Baptist.

Panel 3

Panel 3The Birth of Our Lord (Luke 2: 1 - 9)
Having travelled to Bethlehem with Joseph so that they could be registered in the census, Jesus was born in a simple stable because there was no room at the inn. He was adored by shepherds and wise men.

Panel 4

Lady Chapel Panel 4The Flight into Egypt (Matthew 2:13 - 15) 
When King Herod heard of the birth of Jesus from the Wise Men he was determined to kill Him, but Joseph was warned by an angel to take the child and His Mother to Egypt until it was safe to return.