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On Finding God

In July 2012, CERN announced the discovery of the Higgs Boson and I posted an appropriate reflection on the Glamorgan Chaplaincy Blog.

Eucharistic Congress June 2012

In June 2012, I led the Cardiff pilgrimage to the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin; a compilation of our best pilgrimage photographs can be found on Flickr and I've also made a formal comment.

Oxford Profile

I have submitted an alumnus profile for Oxford University.

CatholicPreacher Blog

Since April 2012, I have been posting regularly on a new blog, CatholicPreacher.wordpress.com - you may wish to search specifically for homilies or reflections.

Basilia Abel Smith 1929-2011

A funeral homily for Basilia Abel Smith. May she rest in peace.

Doctor Who's Parish Priest

At the 2011 British Science Festival, I revealed myself as (arguably) the parish priest of the Doctor (a.k.a. Doctor Who)!

Catechetical Conference

Pictures and a press release from Living Our Faith - Catechesis for Life, the June 2011 Cardiff Archdiocesan Catechetical Conference, for which I was on the organising team.

A New Archbishop

Archbishop George Stack was installed in June 2011, and had no wikipedia page until a wikipedian known as Gleyshon created one...

Sermon on Radio Wales

In March 2011, two editions of the Radio Wales Celebration act of worship were recorded at St Dyfrig's. I preached for the one transmitted Sunday 1st May 2011.

No Ordinary Calling

In February 2011, my life story appeared in print, courtesy of St Paul's Publications,No Ordinary Calling.

Mary Melinda Leyshon 1914-2009

On September 8th, 2009, my grandmother, Millie Leyshon, passed away. May she rest in peace.

Six Word Stories

Some stories in six words: The History of the Universe, cell malfunction and football!

The W-Church Report

In April 2009, the National Service Team (NST) for Catholic Charismatic Renewal in Wales released a report, which I had authored, on the future of youth ministry in Wales.

Nigerian Expedition

In February 2009, I was invited to conduct a wedding in Nigeria on Valentine's Day. I blogged here on the Chaplaincy.

Ordination as Priest

You can view photos of my ordination to the priesthood on May 5th, 2007.
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