On the Sunday 14th February at 3pm, Archbishop George Stack, formally welcomed groups of people, who wish to enter into full communion, with the Catholic Church to the Mother church of the Diocese for the Annual Rite of Election ...Read more
Ephatta - The Christian Hospitality Network
“Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares” (Heb 13:2). This verse from the Bible inspired the founders of Ephatta, a free online Christian hospitality platform (en.ephatta.com) ... Read more
Cardiff Cathedral to host Nightfever Initiative
On Saturday May 7th St David's Cathedral will play host to the Evangelisation Initiative known as 'NightFever'. NightFever offers people who pass churches the opportunity to pop in, light a candle and offer a prayer ...Read more
New Rite of Marriage and Confirmation
It has been almost 6 years since the New Translation of the 3rd edition of the Roman Missal was released. The International Commission for English in the Liturgy (ICEL) released the new translation ...Read more
Diocese prepares for
An important part of Lent during this Holy Year of Mercy is the invitation of Pope Francis that the whole Church should set aside “24 Hours for the Lord” ...Read more
Vatican Official to deliver Public Lecture in Swansea
On Thursday 7th April 2016 Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Vatican's Official for Relations with the States (the Vatican's Foreign Minister), will be visiting Swansea University to deliver the 100th Public Theology Lecture ...Read more
International Volunteering Opportunities with Jesuit Missions
Have you considered volunteering abroad? Jesuit Missions currently has placements in Africa, Asia and central America working with some of the poorest and most marginalised communities in the world. Read more
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