Welcome to the Diocese of St Davids, named after Wales’ patron saint whose cathedral in Pembrokeshire is one of the jewels of the nation. The diocese also covers the counties of Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire including the western industrial valleys and the town of Llanelli.
MESSAGE from BISHOP JOANNA
CENTENARY HYMN COMPETITION
St Davids Diocese is inviting entries into a competition to find a new liturgical hymn to celebrate its centenary and that of the Church in Wales in 2020.
There are two categories: an Open category and one reserved for entries from Church in Wales Schools. Entries by multiple authors will be accepted. Authors may submit multiple entries. There is no entry fee. Eligibility is not confined to composers resident in St Davids Diocese.
The hymn can be new words set either to an existing tune or a new tune. It should be celebratory in tone and suitable for congregational hymn singing. Entries can be in English and/or Welsh.
It is hoped that the winning entry will be included in the order of service for the diocesan centenary service in St Davids Cathedral
Entries can be submitted electronically or by post. The closing date for entries March 1st 2020
This year’s conference will be held in the Medrus Conference Centre at the University of Aberystwyth on Saturday October 5th
A giant statue of Dewi Sant/St David has taken its place alongside more than a hundred other Celtic saints in La Vallee des Saints, one of Frace’s most widely-acclaimed sculpture parks, in Brittany
The St Davids website is being updated all the time. But you might not spot some of the changes at first glance. So here are some of the recent additions:
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