St Nicholas Church

Skirbeck (Boston), Lincolnshire, England

Boy Bishop

The Boy Bishop is inducted on the Feast of St. Nicholas, December 6. He serves until the Feast of Holy Innocents, December 28. During that time he sits on an additional seat next to the high altar during weekly services. After his ordination, the young bishop gives a short address to the congregation and a blessing at the end of the service.
Boy Bishop vestments