Ordinations 2019!

The Diocese of Monmouth will celebrate the ordination of seven new deacons and three priests during its annual Petertide Service.

There is a change of venue for the ordination service this year due to on-going work at Newport Cathedral.

The service will be held on Saturday 29 June at 11am at St Mark’s Parish Church, Goldtops, Newport, NP20 4PH.

Being ordained are:


  • Bronwen Summers – Cwmbran Ministry Area
  • John Thorne – Cyncoed Ministry Area
  • Lea Ryder – Chepstow Ministry Area
  • Lisa Taylor – Upper Islwyn Ministry Area
  • Matt Sellers – Malpas Ministry Area
  • Samuel Patterson – Magor Ministry Area
  • Heulwen Rees – Upper Islwyn Ministry Area


  • Reverend Matt Davis – Cyncoed Ministry Area
  • Reverend Sally Ingle-Gillis – Wentwood Ministry Area
  • Reverend Steven Blewett – Newport East Ministry Area

The service is not ticketed but seats will be reserved for the family and friends of those being ordained. You are advised to come early to guarantee a seat. Some street parking is available and there are car parks at the Crown Court in Godfrey Road and in Newport High Street (NCP).