Archbishop to celebrate Mass for Dementia Prayer Week
In what has become an annual event, Archbishop George Stack will celebrate Mass for those diagnosed with Dementia and their carers on Wednesday 16th March at 12 noon in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bridgend ...Read more
John Reddy KCSG R.I.P.
It is with great sadness that we report the death of John Reddy KCSG on Friday 25th February 2016 ...Read more
Cathedral Chapter Elects Provost
On Tuesday 1st March 2016, prior to celebration of the Feast of St David, patron of Wales and of the Cardiff Cathedral, the Chapter of Canons of St David's Cathedral elected Monsignor Canon John Maguire as Provost of the Chapter ...Read more
New Canons Installed into Cathedral Chapter
The 1st of March is significant in the life of the Diocese not just because it is the Feast of St. David, but also because four new Canons were installed as members of the Chapter of the Metropolitan Cathedral of St. David ...Read more
The Mystery of Pope John-Paul II's Missing Cross - we need your help to find it!
I remember with joy the visit of Pope John Paul II to Cardiff. I was then editing the Pontypridd and Llantrisant Observers and the Rhondda Leader, three of the 12 weekly newspapers in the Celtic Press Group ...Read more
Capital City offers more Confession for Lent
On 19th February 2014, Pope Francis famously said to pilgrims: "Everyone say to himself: ‘When was the last time I went to confession?’ And if it has been a long time, don’t lose another day! Go, the priest will be good ...Read more
Have you taken up the Centenary Prayer?
As we start the second month of our Centenary celebrations of the founding of the Diocese, Archbishop George asks "Have you taken up the Centenary Prayer?"Read more
Grace abounds in '24 hours for the Lord'
On Friday 4th March/Saturday 5th March several churches throughout the Diocese answered the call of Pope Francis to spend ’24 hours for the Lord’. The initiative was initially introduced by the Holy Father in 2014 and challenges churches to throw open their doors ...Read more
Offeren Dydd Sul y Pasg
Offeren Dydd Sul y Pasg: bydd Offeren Y Pasg yn cael ei dathlu yn Gymraeg yn Nhŷ Nasareth am 4 o’r gloch y prynhawn.Read more
This is Holy Week
As I returned to the presbytery after my morning Mass, the sight of a rose beginning to blossom in the garden struck me. Although the sun is shining brightly, there is still a nip in the air. Today is officially the first day of spring. The weather over the past few months has been unpredictable ....Read more
Thoughts and prayers to the people of Belgium
Events take place in our world that are dumbfounding and often challenge our Faith. The evil events that have unfolded in Belgium with the bombings at Zaventem Airport and the Maalbeek metro station have stunned, horrified and shaken people all around the world ...Read more
Diocese gathers for Mass of Chrism
This morning at 11:30am the Archbishop, clergy and people of the diocese filled Cardiff Cathedral for the annual Mass of Chrism. During the annual celebration the Bishop consecrates the oils to be used over the course of the year used within the Sacraments ...Read more
Prayer of Pope Francis on Good Friday
As is custom on Good Friday evening, the Holy Father joined the Roman faithful at the Colosseum for the traditional Way of the Cross. At the end of the Way Pope Francis prayed this powerful and special prayer ...Read more
Why should we read the Prophets?
You've guessed it! The Catholic Bible School is back in the diocese and is asking the question "Why should we read the Prophets today?"Read more
Annual Priest Training Fund Appeal 2016
Next Sunday (April 17th) the Church marks the Fourth Sunday of Easter, also known as "Good Shepherd" Sunday, after the Gospel of the day. The day also marks of the World Day of Prayer for Vocations within the Church ...Read more
A Letter from the Bishops of Wales: National Assembly Elections 2016
National Assembly For Wales Elections 2016: A letter to Catholics in Wales from their BishopsRead more
Cardiff Contingent to attend March for Life
Saturday 14th May marks the Annual March for Life within the United Kingdom. The March for Life is a peaceful demonstration aiming to highlight the true nature of legalised Abortion ...Read more
Dr. David Neville R.I.P.
It is with great sadness that the Archdiocese of Cardiff announces the death of Dr. David Neville KCSG.Read more
Yr Offeren yn Gymraeg yng Nghaerdydd – Mass in Welsh in Cardiff
Mae Offeren wythnosol yn Gymraeg bob dydd Sul yn Nhŷ Nasareth ... Mass is celebrated in Welsh every Sunday in Cardiff at Nazareth House ...Read more
Clergy gather to discuss Synod and Apostolic Exhortation
Since the announcement two years ago by Pope Francis that there was to be a Synod on Marriage and Family Life, there has been increased speculation on the part of the Church and the World's media as to what the outcomes would be ...Read more
AMORIS LAETITIA - THE JOY OF LOVE - A reflection on the recent Apostolic Exhortation
AMORIS LAETITIA - THE JOY OF LOVE APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION OF POPE FRANCIS ON MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE. Archbishop George Stack reflects on the Post Synodal Exhortation.Read more
World Youth Day 2016 - 85 days to go!
Excitement and anticipation are abounding as nearly 50 of our young people prepare to make the journey from Cardiff and Herefordshire to Poland to join Pope Francis for the World Youth Day celebrations ...Read more
Oratory of St Philip Neri in formation in Cardiff
On 11th February 2016 The Archbishop of Cardiff, Most Rev George Stack, gave his permission for the establishment of an Oratory of St Philip Neri at the University Chaplaincy, Cardiff ...Read more
Cardiff Chaplaincy sets the standard for KSC
In recent years, Cardiff University Chaplaincy has been the "Seed bed" for the Knights of St. Columba, the well known Catholic men's group which at its hight had 30,000 members ...Read more
Founder of Cathedral Choir and Choir School laid to rest
Friday 6th March 2016 was a sad day for the staff, pupils and family of St John's College; the parish community of St David's Cathedral, Cardiff; and the diocese as a whole as Archbishop George Stack celebrated the Requiem Mass of Dr. David Neville KSG ...Read more
Archbishop George Stack turns 70! - Ad multos annos
Today marks the 70th birthday of our Archbishop. Archbishop George Stack was born in Cork, Ireland, on May 9th 1946. ...Read more
Crowds flock to May Procession at Belmont
On the night of Wednesday, 11th May, the annual Torchlight Procession in honour of Our Lady was held at Belmont Abbey. This was the 31st May Procession to be held at Belmont since the event started on the second Wednesday in May 1985. The very first to preach on that occasion was the late Fr Francis McKenna, while the second procession was led by Fr Antony Tumelty ...Read more
Seminarian admitted as Candidate for Holy Orders
At a Mass at St. Mary's College, Oscott on Tuesday 17th May 2016, Seminarian Nick Williams was admitted as a Candidate for Holy Orders ...Read more
Belmont Youth Celebrate Confirmation on the Feast of the Trinity
The celebration of the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity is an invitation to enter more deeply into the life of the one God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit ...Read more