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Across the Diocese on the Coronation weekend our parishes everywhere in urban, semi-rural and rural areas celebrated the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla as only they can.

They were at the heart of their communities and were reflecting the words of service to their communities, spoken by the King himself during the Coronation at Westminster Abbey.

Rt Rev. Philip North, Bishop of Blackburn, led the way with his message to the County issued on Friday. And on Saturday Rt Rev. Dr Jill Duff, the Anglican Bishop of Lancaster, was co-presenting radio coverage across the BBC Local radio network with BBC Radio Lancashire presenter Graham Liver from the BBC studios in the heart of Blackburn. 

Our parishes organised all kinds of events to mark the occasion and these have ranged from special church services to community parties.

Meanwhile, on Bank Holiday Monday, parishes also led the way in their local areas as part of the 'Big Help Out Initiative' taking place across the UK.

Seven days a week, 365 days a year and not just on Sundays, our parishes are serving local people and this day is simply highlighting in a special way activities taking place all the time down your way. 

Below (most recent tweets first) is the social media story of Coronation Monday in our parishes, gleaned from our Twitter feed @cofelancs. Bishop Philip toured a number of parishes during the day and joined in the fun and activities. 

Part one of our 'Coronation tweet' feature is here on the website featuring Saturday and Sunday and across the Monday on @cofelancs and Facebook/blackburndiocese Diocesan Communications Manager, Ronnie Semley, visited several parishes.