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Fr Henry Nevin, SDS  (Parish Priest)
Sacred Heart RC Church
Pantyffynon Road

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01639 842202
St Benedicts RC Church
41 Pontardawe Road

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01792 842244
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31st May 2021

Covid-19 Update from the Bishops’ Conference

1. We are now able to move away from government detailed regulations and follow prudent local judgements. 
2. Hand sanitisers must still be used when entering the church and everyone attending Mass must wear a face mask whilst in the church, unless exempt.
3. Social distancing continues but with face masks and good ventilation this can be reduced to 1 meter.
4. Holy water stoups remain out of use and congregational singing is still prohibited.
5. The Sign of Peace remains suspended and Holy Communion remains under one kind only.
6. Prayer of the Faithful will be re-introduced at Weekend Masses.
7. Attendance at Baptisms & Weddings is now increased to 30.
8. Attendance at funerals can now be increased to 90.
9. Contact details will continue to be taken at weekend Masses only.
10. Confessions can be held before or after Mass during the week – please speak with Fr. Henry to arrange.
11. Do not come to church if you are feeling unwell or showing symptoms of Covid-19 - Stay at Home
12. Please take your Mass Sheet & Bulletin home

31st May 2021 Plant Appeal

In order to keep our church grounds looking beautiful throughout the Summer months, and beyond, we are appealing for donations of Summer bedding, shrubs and plants.

If you are able to make a donation, leave them in the car park beside Eamonn’s shed!.
31st May 2021 Marian Shrine [Ystradgynlais]

Our beautiful and fitting Shrine to our Blessed Lady is now in place. A service of Dedication and Blessing will take place when Covid Regulations permit.

27th March 2021
May you and families have a joyful and Happy Easter

20th Feb 2021

Father Henry is now able to confirm Holy Week Mass Times <Read More ......>

14th Feb 2021

Lent is a time for reflection, repentance and restoration.<Read More ......>

10th Feb 2021

Reflection For Lent
For Archbishop Stack
Ash Wednesday
Whose Children
Are They Anyway?
10th Feb 2021

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13th Dec 2020  Following an increase in website hosting costs we are restructuring the website so please be patient and normal service will resume in the coming weeks

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School :: Bishop Vaughan RC School in Morriston 
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