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Divine Mercy Sunday 2018
First Sunday of Divine Mercy at the Menevia Shrine of Divine Mercy, Church of the Sacred Heart Morriston.
On Sunday 8th April, people across the Diocese gathered for the celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday. Scheduled to start at 1.30pm, devotees started arriving at 12.30 to get a seat in what was going to be a standing room only celebration.
At 1.30 pm the queue for confessions was already three pews deep and many of the penitents and other participants had bought their Images of divine Mercy to be blessed. After the Blessing and various prayers to open the afternoon, the Blessed Sacrament was solemnly exposed on the Altar. during the time of prayer and the hour of Mercy devotion, confessions were continuous being heard by Fr Artur and Fr Andrzej. Devotions were led by Fr Jason. and included a Sung Chaplet of divine Mercy, readings from the Diary of St Faustina, Hymns and litanies. The Hour of Mercy was concluded with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. At 4pm the Solemn Mass of the Feast was celebrated by Fr Jason who was assisted by Deacon Mathew Roach Saunders and 10 Altar Boys. Confessions continued until 5.30 pm. Fr Jason spoke about the History of the Feast in the Diocese has involvement in the celebration since 1989 and how happy he was to be celebrating this day at an official Shrine within the Diocese. At the Conclusion of the Mass there was an opportunity for all to venerate the 1st Class relics of St John Paul II and St Faustina and also to be blessed with the oil of St Faustina.
Many testimonies have been received from those present acknowledging the beauty of the day and the graces received on this the first Feast of Divine Mercy for the Menevia Shrine of Divine Mercy.
23-27 February 2018 Weekend Retreat with Sisters from the Order of Our Lady of Mercy, Sanctuary of Divine Mercy, Kracow, Poland
View images of the visit of the Sisters
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19 November 2017 Inauguration of Diocesan Shrine of Divine Mercy
Images of the Mass at which Bishop Tom inaugurated our Chapel of Divine Mercy as a Diocesan Shrine of Divine Mercy, to permanently mark the Holy Year of Mercy 2015-16 in the Diocese of Menevia.
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10 May 2017 May procession at Belmont Abbey
A group of 35 pilgrims from the diocese from Mumbles, Townhill, Morriston and Neath parishes attended the annual May procession in honour of Our Blessed Lady at Belmont Abbey on the 10th May. Thanks to Fr Mansel of Mumbles parish for arranging the transport. This year was particularly special, taking place in the 100th year since the apparitions at Fatima in 1917. In glorious sunshine, thanks to the World Apostolate of Fatima in England and Wales, the pilgrim statue of Our Lady of Fatima was carried in procession through the Abbey gardens accompanied by the recitation of the Holy Rosary, followed by a beautiful service in the Abbey church.
Father Jason Jones, parish priest of Sacred Heart Morriston gave the homily, speaking about how Our Lady through her apparitions points us towards the central message of Christ. He also spoke on the role of the World Apostolate, and pilgrims were given the opportunity to consecrate themselves to Our Lady of Fatima, as well as to pledge themselves to Our Lady by taking on the brown scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. During the final hymn, as usual pilgrims were delighted by the shower of blossom petals over Our Lady and the opportunity to venerate the relics of Blesseds Francisco and Jactinta, due to be canonised by Pope Francis in Fatima on the feast day of 13th May.
Photos by Mr Slawomir Purzycki
Fundraising target hit, £50,002 raised for phase 1 repairs to Centre!
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Our parish was consecrated to The Divine Mercy on the Feast of Christ the King 2016. Follow this link for more information on the Divine Mercy devotion.
11-13 June 2015 Forty Hours Devotion
The annual forty hours devotion before the Blessed Sacrament to commemorate our patronal feast day of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.
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