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 …

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 …

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 …

This is Holy Week

As I returned to the presbytery after the 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 ….

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.

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 …

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?”

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 …

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 …

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 …