The Month ahead at St Mary's Priory, Abergavenny
Faith through the Arts
The Faith through Art Exhibition this May is a work compiled by local School children under the auspices of Monmouthshire Decorative and Fine Art Society to mark the Centenary of World War I. It looks at the role played by the Aberagvenny based 3 Battalion of the Monmouthshire Regiment.
Monmouthshire Regiment Service
This theme continues on Saturday May 6th when we will host a Service of Remembrance at 3pm for the Monmouthshire Regiment. The 3 Battalion of the Regiment was based in Abergavenny. May 8th 1915 is the day they encountered great losses at the World War 1 Battle of Frezenberg Ridge. Music at the service will be provided by The Regimnetal Band of the Royal Welsh Regimnet and the Priory Church Choir. The Revd Canon Leigh Richardson CF(V), Chaplain of the RMONS RE (Militia) will be the preacher.
The Former Bishop of Monmouth, Rt Revd Dominic Walker OGS celebrates twenty years in Episcopal Orders this May, to mark this occasion he will lead our worship on Ascension Day ( May 25th).
The Eucharist at 6.30pm will be held in the Garden of the Holywell Community House.
PENTECOST - June 4th
It will be good to welcome back Richard, Bishop of St Helena as our Celebrant & Preacher for the 11am Pentecost Sung Eucharist.
General Election Hustings
We will be hosting the Aberagvenny Council of Churches General Election Hustings on June 5th.