St Mary's Priory Abergavenny: The Priory Centre

Whats on at St Mary's Priory, Abergavenny

Fr Mark's Going and Coming


On January 6th Canon Mark Soady marked 8 years as our Vicar, he has announced he is moving on.

We will say farewell to him at an Incumbancy wide Eucharist Service here at 10.30am on Sunday March 8th.

A number of parishioners will travel by bus to attend Fr Mark's Licensing as Rector of Tarleton & Rufford on April 1st. 




Lent Course & Activities


Wednesdays during Lent we are studying the Pilgrim Course: Church & Kingdom (The final evening is Tuesday March 31st)

Lent Godly Play Session

Saturday, February 29th at 3pm

Diocesan Event 

God who speaks with the Diocesan Spirituality Team in the Priory Centre at  7pm on Tuesday, February 4th in preparation for  Lent 










8am Blessing of Palms & Holy Eucharist

9.30am Blessing of Palms & Family Eucharist

11am Blessing of Palms, Procession & Sung Eucharist

6pm Evensong & Sermon


Holy Monday & Holy Tuesday,

8.30am Holy Eucahrist 

5pm Stations of the Cross

8pm Choral Compline and Reflection 


Holy Wednesday

10am Holy Eucharist

5pm Stations of the Cross

8pm Tenebrae by the Ethelbert Consort


Maundy Thursday 9th April

8.15am Lauds

12pm Midday Prayer

4.30pm Vespers

5pm Stations of the Cross

7pm Triduum Part 1: Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Stripping of the Altars.

9pm-midnight Watch of the Passion (St Joseph Chapel)


Good Friday, April 10th

9am Stations of the Cross (Christchurch)

Ecumenical Walk of Witness and Service at Castle Street URC

2pm Triduum Part 2:  Liturgy of the Day

7pm Sacred Concert The Hour Is Come by Sullivan


Holy Saturday 11th April

8pm Solemn Vigil of Easter with Paschal Fire and renewal of Baptismal Vows




ASH WEDNESDAY - February 26th

10am Ashing & Holy Eucharist (said)


6.30m Ashing & Sung Eucharist 




Rossini: Messe Solennelle, plus Beethoven & Schumann
Gwent Bach in Concert on Saturday 4 April 2020 at 7pm

Sacred Concert

Good Friday (April 10th)

7pm  Priory Choir's Sacred Concert The Hour Is Come by Sullivan




We will mark the Centenary of the disestablishment of the Church in Wales at the 11am Sung Eucharist Service on Sunday, March 29th.

The Preacher at the service will be the Archdeacon of Chichester, who started his ministry in this Diocese. 

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