Diocesan press releases

All change at the Cathedral

The Bishop of St Davids has announced the following appointments at St Davids Cathedral:

Revd Canon Leigh Richardson is to become the new Canon Residentiary, replacing the Venerable Dorrien Davies following his appointment as Archdeacon of Carmarthen.

Canon Richardson is currently Vicar of St Peters w St John’s Carmarthen & Abergwili & Capel Y Groes and Area Dean of Carmarthen.   Canon Richardson will also serve as Sub Dean of the Cathedral.   Please pray for Leigh, his wife Christa and their family as they prepare to move to St Davids and for Leigh in his new Ministry.  Leigh will be licensed at the Cathedral on Monday 12th February 2018.


Revd Canon Sian Jones

Revd Canon Sian Jones, Vicar of Catheiniog, has been appointed Canon Treasurer following the retirement of the Revd Canon Treasurer Geoffrey Gwyther.

Canon Sian will retain her parish responsibilities and is also Acting Area Dean of Llandeilo and Llandovery.

She will be collated and installed at the Cathedral on Monday 29th January 2018

The new Dean & Precentor of St Davids Cathedral, Revd Canon Dr Sarah Rowland Jones, will be licensed, collated and installed in the Cathedral on Saturday May 5th


And elsewhere…

The Archdeacon of  Carmarthen, Ven Dorrien Davies will be licensed as Priest-in-Charge of St Clears w Llangynin & Llanfihangel Abercywyn  on Tuesday 23rd January 2018 in St Clears.

 Revd Dr Caroline Jones is to serve as NSM(L) Assistant Curate of the Benefice  of St Clears w Llangynin & Llanfihangel Abercywyn,

Please pray for Caroline, her husband Roy, and for Caroline in this new Ministry.  Please pray also for the Venerable Dorrien Davies who Caroline will serve with in this benefice.   Caroline will also be licensed on Tuesday 23rd January 2018 at the same service.”