There was a surprise award for Brother Michael Gaffney of Sutton Coldfield Circle who is Master of Ceremonies , at Holy Trinity , Sutton Coldfield on Sunday 14th November 2021. After the Confirmation Mass Brother Michael was presented with The Gold Medal of Merit of the Guild Of St Stephen For Altar Servers having achieved 50 years of serving on the Altar . Making the presentation was Bishop David Evans , Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham. Michael is responsible for the training of all the servers in the parish and is fully supported in his role by the parish priest Father Michael Ho Huu Nghia. Michael was greatly honoured by the award and considers it’s a vocation and privilege to serve the church in this ministry.