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70 years on – We Remember Them

As part of the Mumbles Lifeboat and Samtampa 70th Anniversary Memorial Events a service was held at All Saints Church and at the memorial plaque on the rocks at Sker Point. The service was in memory of the crews of both vessels, 47 men in total, who perished in the raging storm that swept up…

Parish magazine May 2017

Click here to read the May issue of the Parish magazine online. Haven’t we been spoiled with this lovely sunshine! It also seems to have invigorated the “writing senses” as we’ve had lots of articles and contributions this month. Thank you everyone. Read about the modern Stations of the Cross exhibition, the Mumbles Lifeboat and…

A Lenten Pilgrimage 2016-2017

A Lenten Pilgrimage 2016 / 2017 – A Personal Journey February 7th 2016 Coventry Having visited the tomb of Richard III, recently re-interred in Leicester cathedral, I continued looking round the cathedral.  It is Monday morning and two days to Ash Wednesday, they are preparing for Lent. I came across a landscape painting which seemed somehow out of place! To its left was…

200 Club – thank you Margaret

Congratulations to the winners of the November and January draws. Many, many thanks to all who have helped and supported the 200 Club. The two very pleasant coffee mornings raised over £300. January was our final draw of the current period, and also sadly the last 200 Club of this committee. Unfortunately due to ill health, I am not able to run the club anymore.…

St Mary's Church Trecco Bay Porthcawl

St Mary’s Church, Trecco – Part 1

HOW IT ALL STARTED: Our story begins in 1953.  One of the first Summer Missioners to Trecco, Father S. Herdson of the Community of the Resurrection, wrote: ‘The first full-scale experiment of taking the Church to holiday-makers at Trecco Bay was conducted at the caravan and camping site from Saturday July 18th to Monday August…

David and Pat Parry Golden Wedding

David & Pat Parry’s Golden Wedding

Many congratulations to David and Pat Parry on their Golden Weddin. Pat says, “A big thank you to all who wished us well for our Golden Wedding. We shared wine and cake with our friends at St David’s on the Sunday following our anniversary. It was lovely to have our bridesmaids fly down from Scotland…

Pilgrims in the Holy Land

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Been there, Done it, Worn the T-shirt …..and now we’re going back in November 2017 We thought our visit to the Holy Land in November was a one-off experience. However, the joy and enthusiasm the group showed from start to finish made us realise that we should do it again. This visit was both a…