Parishioners, Churches in England Mourn Over Death of Queen Elizabeth II

Parishioners, Churches in England Mourn Over Death of Queen Elizabeth II

At a time when the nation is coming to terms with the passing of the deeply religious monarch, parishioners and churches in England expressed gratitude and sorrow over the death of the late Queen Elizabeth II and her reign for 70 years. 

Most of the parishioners expressed their feelings while attending the Mass at Anglican Southwark Cathedral. According to Bishop Christopher Chessun on Sunday, it was a national sorrow for them. 

English People Express Sadness Over Death of Late Queen Elizabeth II

Priest Andrew Nunn recalled the day the queen visited the church in stealth mode in 2006 to record her annual Christmas Day broadcast there. 

According to Malay Mail, he drew parallels between the current monarch, who took the throne at the young age of 25 in 1952, and the Virgin Mary, who, according to the Bible, was "not completely ready" when she was told that she would become the mother of Jesus.

Some parishioners admitted that the passing of the late Queen would affect them so much because she has been part of their lives. One worshiper even praised the Queen for her faith referenced her faith. 

Meanwhile, as reported by the Church of England Issues Guidance to Other Churches During Death of Late Queen Elizabeth II

Offering Services, Prayers for Queen Elizabeth II

The passing of Queen Elizabeth II has been commemorated in worship services and prayers held at churches of a wide variety of denominations around the United Kingdom.

On Friday, the Catholic bishops of England and Wales delivered prayers to all of the country's parishes and communities. These prayers were offered for the repose of her soul, as well as for the King, the Royal Family, and other members of the Royal Family, according to Churches Commemorate Late Queen Elizabeth II, Archbishop of Canterbury Reveals She Had "No Fear of Death"