After a period of concern and uncertainty for our members and for other traditionalist worshippers in the Church in Wales, the result of a potentially divisive private member's bill, tabled at a Governing Body meeting in Cardiff this week, thankfully, brings them tremendous relief.
The Pastoral Letter, issued in September 2016, by the bishops of the Church in Wales concerning Admission to Holy Communion, has caused dismay to many loyal Anglicans throughout the length of the province.
Fr Martin Williams voices the legal, theological, pastoral and practical concerns arising from this Letter addressed by the bishops to "all the faithful."
There is much happening in the world today that causes us great concern and, other than prayer, there is little we can directly do about it. This becomes more acute, for us, when we believe the Anglican church (to which we belong) takes a seriously wrong turn.
Canon Peter Russell Jones gives us a steer as we 'seek to live faithfully in our time and circumstances.'
In September 2016, the bishops of the Church in Wales issued a Pastoral Letter concerning Admission to Holy Communion. This announced that anyone who has been baptised will be able to receive Holy Communion in church, regardless of whether they have previously been Confirmed.