A voice for traditional believers in the Church in Wales
Forward in Faith Wales
18 March 2020
The Ebbsfleet Chrism Masses for this year have been cancelled.
Bishop Jonathan writes: "Given the daily increasing incidence and distribution of the virus, and with it increasing limitations on physical movement and upon any assemby ... I have decided that, despite being among the most solemn and significant liturgies in the Church's year, all Ebbsfleet Regional Chrism Masses must be cancelled. Please share this news with all clergy and laity connected with our Ebbsfleet parishes."
Quiet Day - Postponed
17 March 2020
The Quiet Day, due to be held in Colwyn Bay later this month, has now been postponed owing to the health risks associated with the coronavirus.
The North Wales Region aim to find new dates for their Quiet Days when the emergency passes.
Church in Wales: Updated Guidance on Corvid-19
6 March 2020
The Church in Wales has issued updated guidance about sharing the Peace and administering Holy Communion owing to coronavirus risks.
This makes clear that, for the time being, Holy Communion should be administered in one kind.
Full details are given on the Church in Wales website. The link (below) connects to the specific page.
An opportunity to join a retreat at Llangasty (near Brecon) in early June 2020 and led by two highly-experienced retreat conductors, who will be exploring the subject of the Holy Trinity and living in response to the self-revelation of God.
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.