Annual Pilgrimage to the grave of St. John Kemble

St Mary's RC Church - Monmouth St Mary Street, Monmouth

People have prayed at St. John Kemble’s Grave from the time of his martyrdom in 1679 to the present day Pilgrimage Programme: 10.00a.m. Monmouth to Welsh Newton Pilgrims set off to walk to Welsh Newton from St Mary’s Church, Monmouth after 9.00a.m. Mass. Everybody welcome - bring a packed lunch.   3.00p.m. Welsh Newton We […]

Annual Pilgrimage to the grave of St. John Kemble

St Mary's RC Church - Monmouth St Mary Street, Monmouth

Pilgrimage to the grave of this martyr from the Reformation have been ongoing since his martyrdom in 1679.  Kemble was a much loved priest of the time who was killed for the faith during the 'madness' of the Popish Plot in 1679.  Unfortunately his death was harrowing as the execution was botched and it took […]

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