Candlelit vigil held
at Highbridge's Frank Foley Statue
candlelit vigil was held next to Highbridge's Frank Foley Statue
last night (Wednesday, November 16th) during a special event to
encourage different faith traditions in the area.
vigil was held as part of the UK's nationwide National Interfaith
Week, which is currently taking place.
week is designed for community groups, educational institutions,
councils and voluntary groups to hold events which strengthen good
Sharon Eldergill, from Burnham's St Andrew's Church, said: "In
recognition of this, and in the hope of standing for unity amidst
the diversity of faith communities, Reverend Simon Bale and I were
at the Frank Foley statue in Market Street to keep a candlelit vigil
for interfaith understanding and to mark unity."
The activities are designed to bring people together in building
trust between communities to have peace, understanding, tolerance
The candlelit vigil in Highbridge on Wednesday evening