Prayer and Solidarity with the People of Italy

It is impossible for us to imagine the pain and suffering being endured by the people of that area at the present time. +George Stack

Earthquake in Italy

We are saddened by the news this morning of the earthquake in Italy. As the death toll continues to rise we pray for the people of Amatrice and the surrounding areas affected by the devastation.

Offeren yr Eisteddfod/Eisteddfod Mass 2016

Daeth cynulleidfa fawr ynghyd i ddathlu’r Offeren yn eglwys y plwyf, Y Fenni ar ddechrau mis Awst. Roedd yn achlysur arbennig iawn a chroeso’r plwyf yn gynnes a chofiadwy.

Muslim Council of Wales offers condolences and support following recent events in France

Following the recent killing of French priest Fr. Jacques Hamel at the hands of an extremist, Salem Kidwai, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Wales sent the following message to Archbishop George Stack:

A Look Back On Our WYD Experience

To summarise WYD in a word, sentence of even a paragraph is impossible. As our Cardiff pilgrims arrived back into a rain soaked Wales it was evident to see the change in each and every one of them.

Our Last Day

It was another early start for the group as we all finished packing our backpacks and sleeping bags ready for the long walk and overnight stay at the vigil in Brzegi.

Day at the Mercy Centre

Today began with a trip to the Mercy Centre and Catechesis at Tauron Arena Krakow, for all English speaking pilgrims. Here we heard a variety of talks from a number of speakers.

The Pope’s First Address

It was a restful morning in the accommodation to start with for the group, with our first activity beginning at noon. This was a mass in our accommodation hallway given by Fr Richard who, as always, spoke positively and about the lessons from our pilgrimage and today’s gospel.

St Pope John Paul II Sanctuary

Today started early with a bus and tram journey to the St Pope John Paul II Sanctuary. As a group we spent the morning exploring and looking around the sanctuary.