How you can respond to the Pope’s plea

Pope Francis has called on people to “not forget the tragedy of persecution” of Christians in Iraq, James Campbell writes …

Second Candidate for Holy Orders for Cardiff

On Saturday 28th May Seminarian Robert James became the second Cardiff seminarian to be admitted as a Candidate for Holy Orders within the week …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

Congregation of St. Philip Neri

The Congregation of the Oratory of Saint Philip Neri is a pontifical society of apostolic life of Catholic priests and lay-brothers who live together in a community bound together by no formal vows but only with the bond of charity; they are commonly referred to as ‘Oratorians’. The Oratorians commit themselves to membership in a particular, independent, self-governing local community without actually taking vows. Members of the Oratory spend the day involved in various ministries: teaching, parish work, spiritual direction, campus ministry, hospital chaplaincies, administration or maintaining the fabric of the community house.

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 …