This traditional service begins with the blessing of the crib by the Bishop of Southwark.
The whole service is conducted in candlelight and will be the last occasion that the Bishop, the Rt Revd Tom Butler, will preside and preach at the Christmas service in the Cathedral as he will retire in March 2010.
All are welcome to come and make their Christmas communion and join in the angels' praise of the birth of the Son of God.
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