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

Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Cardigan Pilgrimage Sunday 2nd September

The Annual Latin Mass Society Pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Wales, Our Lady of the Taper, Cardigan will commence at 2pm on Sunday 2nd September.

Mass in the Extraordinary Form will start at 3pm.

Please join us if you are able.

Monday, 20 August 2012

EF Mass for Sunday 26th August....

......will be at 12 noon at St Joseph's Cathedral, Swansea, mother church of Menevia Diocese.

Help us to ensure that this regular EF Mass is maintained by coming to the Cathedral next Sunday (even if you are from outside of the Diocese).

The Confraternity also thanks Fr Michael Burke for offering this Mass each month on behalf of the Diocese.

Your prayers are requested for Professor Robin Whatley who is ill at this time.

Also - a reminder about the Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Cardigan on 2nd September.

Devotions commence at 2pm followed by an EF Mass (thanks to Mgr Johnson). This pilgrimage is organised by the Latin Mass Society.

Friday, 17 August 2012

Mass at Clydach

The EF Mass next Sunday (19th) will be at St Benedict's, Clydach* at 2pm - please note the earlier than usual time.

                   St Benedict's also has a shrine to St Vincent de Paul complete with first class relic

*SA6 5NS for visitors with satnavs.

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

The Feast of the Assumption in Wales

Today members of the Confraternity of the Holy Cross and parishioners of The Sacred Heart Church in Morriston, attended a Sung Mass in honour of The Assumption of Our Lady.

The Mass was sung by the Newcastle Emlyn Schola and the celebrant was Fr Jason Jones, Parish Priest and Menevia Diocese Coordinator for the EF Mass.

                                                 Seamus and Matthew were the servers.

After Mass which was attended by over 30, all retired for a celebratory lunch and a presentation to Matthew Palmer who is shortly to join the FSSP Seminary in Nebraska, making him the first FSSP seminarian from Wales.

Confraternity members had contributed to a Liber Usualis for Matthew and Fr Jones made the presentation.

Monday, 13 August 2012

Mass for the Feast of The Assumption

The good news is that next Wednesday's (15th August) Latin Mass on the Feast of The Assumption of Our Lady, will now be a Missa Cantata, thanks to the Newcastle Emlyn Schola and the altar servers who will be jetting in from Merthyr Tydfil as well as Swansea.

Mass will commence at 12 noon at The Church of the Sacred Heart, Morriston and afterwards, there will be an informal buffet lunch so please bring a contribution in the form of food with you.

                                          Source: The Hermeneutic of Continuity

Loving Mother of the Redeemer,
Gate of heaven, star of the sea,
Assist your people
who have fallen yet strive to rise again.
To the wonderment of nature you bore your Creator,
yet remained a virgin after as before.
You who received Gabriel's joyful greeting,
have pity on us, poor sinners.

Sunday, 12 August 2012

National Welsh Pilgrimage

The Latin Mass Society is to hold its annual pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of the Taper on Sunday 2nd September 2012.

The pilgrimage will commence at 2pm with Devotions and Mgr Johnson will be the celebrant at the EF Mass.

Please try and attend this important pilgrimage - it is open to all, not just members of the LMS.

Sunday, 5 August 2012

Latin Mass next Sunday - 12th August

The XI Sunday after Pentecost - Mass will be at 3pm at The Sacred Heart, Morriston.


Thursday, 2 August 2012

Menevia EF Mass Schedule for August

Saturday 4th August

 Sacred Heart

Wednesday 15th Aug

 Sacred Heart
 Feast of the Assumption
Buffet lunch

Sunday 19th August


 St Benedict's

Sunday 26th August

 St Joseph's