Villagers near Rugby happy to return to one of their traditions for the first time since the pandemic

Villagers near Rugby were happy to return to one of their traditions after a two-year absence.

St Joseph’s Church in Monks Kirby held its annual May Procession on Sunday May 15.
St Joseph’s Church in Monks Kirby held its annual May Procession on Sunday May 15.

St Joseph’s Church in Monks Kirby held its annual May Procession on Sunday May 15.

This was the first time since lockdown that this had taken place and over 150 people took part.

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The procession began in the centre of the village and made its way to St Joseph’s Church for Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

St Joseph’s Church in Monks Kirby held its annual May Procession on Sunday May 15.

"It was lovely to get back to some of our village traditions," said a church spokesperson.

St Joseph’s Church in Monks Kirby held its annual May Procession on Sunday May 15.