Schools volunteers needed!


Can you inspire young people?

Can you inspire young people?







We are looking to recruit a number of new volunteers in join our Education team working in schools across the Archdiocese of Cardiff and the diocese of Menevia. Continue reading

A warm welcome in Llanelli at Our Lady Queen of Peace

Our Lady Queen of Peace Llanellil

Fr James Sweeney and parishioners

“Jesus Christ is the face of God’s Mercy.”

On Wednesday 6th July, Fr James Sweeney and parishioners from Our Lady Queen of Peace, Llanelli gathered together to reflect on the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy with Therese Warwick from CAFOD South Wales.

Pope Francis has asked us to rediscover the richness encompassed by the spiritual and corporal works of mercy. Continue reading

Bishop Tom welcomes the Lampedusa Cross to Menevia

IMG_9622Bishop Tom Burns welcomed the Lampedusa Cross to the Cathedral Church of St Joseph in Swansea on Monday 4th July.

The cathedral is one of three designated Holy Doors of Mercy in the diocese of Menevia, the other two being the national shrine of Wales at Cardigan, the church of Our Lady of the Taper and St David’s Priory Church in St David’s Place, Swansea.

The idea of pilgrimage is especially powerful in the light of the current
migration crisis and more people than every before are on forced journeys far from home. Continue reading

Lampedusa Cross at the National Shrine of Wales

Our Lady of the Taper

The history of Our Lady of the Taper is linked to a shipwreck in the twelfth century. It seems a statue of Our Lady washed up on the shores of Cardigan Bay in West Wales. As part of the Year of Mercy, Our Lady of the Taper in Cardigan, one of the Holy Doors of Mercy in the Menevia diocese, hosted the Lampedusa Cross, which was placed in the small Shrine chapel, from Friday 17th June until Sunday 3rd July. Continue reading