Going over the top for Lisburn Cathedral

Tuesday October 7th 2008

L to R: Michael Johnston, David Brattle, the Rev Kenneth McGrath, Jennifer Neill and Michael Wright who abseiled down the Europa Hotel to raise funds for Lisburn Cathedral.The Vicar of Lisburn Cathedral, the Rev Ken McGrath, rector’s son Michael Wright and Cathedral parishioners Michael Johnston, David Brattle and Jennifer Neill, all stepped off the roof of Belfast’s Europa Hotel on September 27.

The group braved perilous heights, cold winds and being photographed from unflattering angles to abseil down the front of the hotel to raise money for the church building fund

Michael Johnston pictured going over the top of the Europa Hotel on Saturday 27th September to raise funds for Lisburn Cathedral.Five went up and thankfully five came down safely with the vicar achieving the fastest time of just  one minute and eight seconds. 

If anyone has not sponsored the courageous team yet that there is still time to do so – sponsorship forms are available at the church.

Lisburn Cathedral vicar, the Rev Ken McGrath abseiling down the Europa Hotel.

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