The Liturgy Commission, in conjunction with the MEG Chapter of the Vergers’ Guild, has announced that the Diocesan Acolyte Festival is scheduled for September 10, 2016, with registration starting at 9:00 a.m. This exciting event with workshops and team building activities for acolytes of all ages will also include a special workshop for senior acolytes. Bishops Wright and Whitmore will participate fully in the festival by leading special sessions designed to help acolytes develop their leadership skills. There will be a special workshop for senior acolytes to enable them to be more fully involved in the life of their parish. The Festival will conclude with Eucharist, featuring dozens of acolytes serving in various roles. The Festival will conclude with Eucharist featuring dozens of acolytes serving in various roles.