Stabat Mater Menevia

Stabat Mater Menevia
We praise you O Lord and we bless you, for by thy Holy Cross thou hast redeemed the world

Saturday, 16 July 2016

9th Sunday after Pentecost and Clergy Holidays

Tomorrow, 3 p.m. at Sacred Heart Morriston, we will have our final Holy Mass in the Extraordinary form before the Summer Break. 

Many thanks for your support of the Mass over the past year.  In particular, thanks to our Priests without whom we would have no Mass. As ever, please see details on the Latin Mass Society Website of any Mass Times that you may be able to avail yourselves of during the holiday period.

You can link to the site of the Latin mass society here.

There will be no Mass during the month of August, and we shall return in September, exact dates to be published on the site.

May we take this opportunity to wish you a happy and blessed Summer break, and let us take the opportunity to pray above all for peace in our world, the Church, our Holy Father Pope Francis and that more of our holy Priests may wish to celebrate the Mass in the Extraordinary Form in the future.

Friday, 1 July 2016

Vigil Mass of 7th Sunday after Pentecost

Holy Mass will be offered at Sacrd Heart Chuch, Morriston tomorrow, Saturday 2nd July at 5 p.m.

The propers will be those of the 7th Sunday after Pentecost.

Please join us if able in the Sacred Heart Centre after Mass for refreshments.

Many Thanks to those who supported the Missa Cantata on the Feast of Ss. Peter and Paul earlier in the week, and, above all,  to Father for celebrating the Mass. We were once again fortunate to have two visiting servers as well as the Newcastle Emlyn Schola to lead the music.  It was as joyful a celebration of the Feast as we have experienced in Menevia.

Thanks  again to you all!

Friday, 24 June 2016

Vigil Mass for the Feast of Ss. Peter and Paul - Tuesday 28th June

Holy Mass will be offered on the vigil of Ss. Peter and Paul this coming Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Morriston, Swansea.

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Holy Mass on Sunday 19th June - 5th Sunday after Pentecost

Holy Mass will take place at Sacred Heart, Morriston on Sunday 19th June at 3 p.m.

There will be an opportunity for refreshments after Mass in the Sacred Heart Centre

Professor Robin Whatley R.I.P

Many of our readers may already know that Professor Robin Whatley, a faithful supporter of the Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form in Menevia sadly passed away on Saturday 4th June.

The details of the reception of the body and the Requiem Mass are as below 

Friday 24th June, 5.30 p.m.  Reception of the body at St, Michael's Church, Aberystwyth followed by Low Mass.

Saturday 25th June, 11.30 a.m.,  Sung Requiem Mass at St. Michael's Church, Aberystwyth, followed by the burial service at the Hafod cemetery. 

Celebrant.  Father Jason Jones

We pray for the repose of the soul of Robin and for his family at this time. 

St. Michael's Church , Aberystwyth
Laura Place 
SY23 2AU

Tel. 01970 617184


Hafod Church is on the boundary of the Hafod Estate, 15 miles (24km) from Aberystwyth. The estate car park is on the B4574 between Pontrhydygroes and Cwmystwyth. The nearest postcode is SY25 6DX.

Friday, 3 June 2016

External Feast of the Sacred Heart - Feast of the First Class

Holy Mass will be offered on Saturday 4th June at 5 p.m at Sacred Heart in Morriston.

The propers will be those of the Feast of the Sacred Heart.

Before Holy Mass, the Parish will be concluding the annual forty hours devotion, on the Feast of the Sacred Heart, and there will be an opportunity to attend sung benediction at 4.45 pm for those who are able to do so.

There is also a talk which all are welcome to attend at 3pm.

Finally, tea and coffee will be served after Holy Mass in the Sacred Heart Centre.

All are welcome to attend the above events.

Sunday, 29 May 2016

Corpus Christi 2016 Thanks

Many Thanks to those who attended Holy Mass on Corpus Christi, and to those who assisted with the serving and the choir.  Particular thanks go to Andrew, Liam and Patrick from the Diocese of Cardiff for giving up their time to travel to the Mass and lead the serving.

As part of the celebration, Father had constructed three outside altars, at which the procession paused while hymns were sung and prayers were recited. Special thanks to Father for preparing this beautiful celebration.

During his homily, Father spoke about the institution of the Feast of Corpus Christi.  Though the Eucharist was instituted on Maundy Thursday at the Last Supper, we are given this special feast so that the real presence in the Blessed Sacrament can be celebrated without the sadness associated with Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.  The feasts importance in having its own octave in the traditional calendar was mentioned.

The celebration of the Feast of Corpus Christi has become an annual event in the Diocese of Menevia and indeed it was the only Missa Cantata to be celebrated on this occasion within the whole of Wales.

Tom Sharpling
(LMS Representative Diocese of Menevia)