Diocesan press releases

Celebrating ordinations in Monmouth

Newport Cathedral was full to capacity twice over Petertide to celebrate the ordinations of five new Priests on Saturday morning and five new Deacons on Sunday afternoon.

priest ordinations 2016Ordained as Priests:

Revd Jane Butler – Rectorial Benefice of Mynyddislwyn with Blackwood and Fleur de Lis

Revd James Henley – Parish of Newport, St Paul

Revd Sue Hobbs – Rectorial Benefice of Cwmbran

Revd Hilary Prest – Rectorial Benefice of Bassaleg

Revd Jane Sims – Parish of Malpas


Ordained as Deacons:Deacons ordinations 2016

Revd Andrew Dawson – Llantilio Crossenny Group

Revd Rick Hayes –┬áMathern Group

Revd Sam Helkvist – Newport East

Revd Dean Roberts – Bedwas Group

Revd Stephen Smith – Goetre Fawr Group

We wish them every blessing as they commence this new stage in their journey of ministry.