On Saturday we welcomed the MU President and her companion from our link Diocese of the Highveld MU and visitors as part of CADW Open Doors Day
The Open Doors day had the following programme of activities for visitors:
10am- Meditation on Christ’s Passion, Terce
11am- Lectio Divina
11.30am- Q&A with the Community
12pm- Sext followed by a break for lunch
1pm- Interactive Storytelling and Psalm writing
2pm- None followed by Practical Work
3.30pm- Reflections on the Rule
The Highveld MU Diocesan President visited us around Mid-day.
Having seen the Abergavenny Tapestry and tour of the Tithe Barn. Sir Trefor Morris, Chair of the St Mary’s Development trust showed our guests the Priory Church.
Prayers at 12noon were followed with lunch in the Priory Centre.
The Diocese of Monmouth and the Highveld have been linked since October 2003. The Parish of Abergavenny was linked to the Cathedral of St Dunstan, Benoni until 2008, and from this year has been linked to the Parish of Evanda Secunda.
Canon Mark Soady said, ” It was great to welcome Thandi to the Priory. We very much value our link with the Highveld and this visit strengthens that link”.