Joy as Seminarian ordained

Following on from the call to look towards the future with hope as expressed with the centenary celebrations at the start of the week, today we celebrate with joy as Daniel Stanton, one of the seminarians of the Diocese, was ordained to the Diaconate this morning at St. Mary’s College, Oscott …

Diocese celebrates Centenary by embracing the future

Monday 20th June 2016 the Feast of the Martyrs Julius, Aaron and Alban, gave witness to a moment of history for the Catholic Church in Wales …

Requiem Mass of Very Rev. Dom Luke Waring O.S.B.

“They who trust in God will understand the truth, those who are faithful will live with him in love; for grace and mercy await those he has chosen.” …

Statement from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales on the result of the EU Referendum

After a lengthy and often rancorous campaign, the outcome of the referendum has now been decided by the people of the United Kingdom. Over 33 million people in our country have voted and a majority have agreed that the future of the United Kingdom is best served outside the EU …

Centenary Celebration: A view from the pew

Monday 20th June 2016 gave witness to the main Centenary celebration for the Archdiocese of Cardiff, when Archbishop George Stack offered a Mass of Thanksgiving in the presence of the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Apostolic Nuncio, His Excellency Antonio Mennini and 19 Catholic Bishops of England and Wales ….

Belmont Monk ordained Deacon in Rome Basilica

On Wednesday 15th June 2016, surrounded by the splendour of the Basilica of St. Paul outside the walls in Rome, Dom Patrick Lobo O.S.B. of Belmont Abbey was ordained to the Order of Deacon by Archbishop Malcolm McMahon of Liverpool, along with eight of his fellow students from the Pontifical College Beda ….

Joy as priest celebrates Golden Jubilee

Fr. Francis Slater, retired priest of the diocese, celebrated 50 years of priesthood, on Saturday 11th June 2016. Fr. Slater concelebrated Mass at St. Ethelbert, Leominster, where he last served as parish priest. He was joined by 10 priests of the archdiocese, and from the surrounding areas …

NET Ministries to come to Cardiff

We are pleased to announce that a team of 8-10 young adults will be joining us in Cardiff from NET Ministries Scotland to work in schools and parishes through the diocese in October 2016, as well as February & April 2017. Their mission: to encourage young people to love Jesus and embrace the Church …

Our Lady of Guadalupe to visit Cardiff

The 8th – 14th July 2016 sees the Pilgrimage Visit of the Miraculous Relic Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, “Protectress of the Unborn and Patroness of the Family” to Cardiff Cathedral – the Metropolitan Cathedral church of St. David, Cardiff …