A Re–opening and Rededication Service will be held in Lisburn Cathedral on Sunday December 2 following major renovations.
Work on the Cathedral building, which dates from 1708, began early in 2010, and the first phase included the repair of the spire, replacement of the weather vane, re–pointing of all the stone work, repair of the east facing stained glass window and partial replacement of the roof.
The second phase focused on internal work, including new heating and provision of a new kitchen in the Cathedral Hall. The total cost of both phases of the building works was £800,000.
The Bishop of Connor, the Rt Rev Alan Abernethy, will dedicate the Cathedral and preach at the service which begins at 3.30pm on Sunday.