APR 00] COVENTRY CATHEDRAL MILLENNIUM CHAPEL NEWS
Etch Your Name In History At Coventry Cathedral
from all over the world can have a name recorded for time immemorial
at Coventry Cathedral as part of a £1million appeal for a millennium
glass screen etched with hundreds of names is to be put up as part of
the project to provide people with a quiet spot for prayer and
who contribute £1,000 to the appeal can have a name of their choice
etched into the screen.
people who have given money so far have chosen to remember a relative
or loved-one, while others have decided to put their own name on the
are also being invited to contribute to the appeal, which will be used
to build the new chapel and carry out other much-needed work in the
Mogan of Coventry Cathedral Development Trust said that over £320,000
had been raised so far.
said he expected the appeal to last for about three years.
Mogan said the names would be interspersed with a design on the glass
screen so it did not get the feel of a war memorial.
chapel is expected to be built in the autumn in time for the 60th
anniversary of the bombing of Coventry in November.
was the Provost’s idea to have somewhere quiet for the pilgrim.
All the other chapels are open and do not feel very private.
the screen goes up it will only have 300 names on it and more will
are expecting more people to show interest in it once the chapel is
Mogan said that income tax payers could pay just £770 for the name,
and the money could be given in instalments.
used to be a lot of forms to fill in to claim the tax, but it is
very simple now.”
who wants more information can ring Mr
Mogan on 024 7622 7597 or email
who want a chance to get their names on the screen for less can do so
by voting in the poll to find the person of the millennium.