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Holy Week Day by Day – Stations of the Cross and Music

As Holy Week is so different for all of us this year, we are posting a short Reflection, reading, etc. for each day. Please click on the Blue Link below to open and view these resources which we hope you will find useful:

Holy Week _ Day by Day_ Palm Sunday

Holy week_Day by Day_Monday

Holy week_Day by Day_Tuesday

Holy week_Day by Day_Wednesday

Holy week_Day by Day_Maundy Thursday

Holy week Day by Day_Good Friday

Holy week Day by Day_Holy Saturday

Please also find on the Blue Links, below, the Stations of the Cross with an additional document explaining the history and significance of these.


Stations of the Cross – explained

Suggested Music List for Holy Week and Easter

Music for Holy Week and Easter Day

Palm Sunday Readings and meditation

At this most difficult time for all of us, when our Churches are not available for Prayer and Worship, we are pleased to be able to bring to you on the  Blue Link below, the Readings and a Meditation for Palm Sunday.

Palm Sunday 2020_Readings and Servi

We have also compiled a list of various Broadcasts for Holy Week, again, please click on the  Blue Link below:-

Holy week services on TV, Radio and O Line _rev

REMEMBER:  All the Holy Week services from St Arvans will be broadcast live at:

St Arvans Group – Community Bulletin 25th March 2020

We are pleased to publish our new St. Arvans Group Bulletin

Please click on the  Blue Linkbelow.

St Arvans Church On line Community Bulletin_25 Mar 2020

If you need assistance at this difficult time, please contact Fr Michael (see this Bulletin or the Contacts Page) or post a Comment on this website.

Please remember all those in need and those who care for them in your Prayers.


COVID_19 – New Pastoral Guidance – Bench of Bishops_24th March 2020

We post below new and slightly revised Guidance from the Church in Wales Bench of Bishops dated 24th March 2020.

Of particular note is that from now on our Churches must remain closed and so, unfortunately, will no longer be available for Private prayer.

Please click on the RED link below to read the update, which also gives details for an Emergency Baptism, should circumstances necessitate this.


If you have an urgent need or Query, please contact Fr Michael Direct (see Contact Page) or post a query on this website and we will try to respond as soon as we are able.

Please pray and care for those most vulnerable and in need at this critical time.


Mothering Sunday – Newsletter, Readings and Resources

As we are unable to hold Public Worship in any of the Churches in our Group, we are pleased to be able to publish:

  • A Newsletter which has the Readings for the Fourth Sunday in Lent
  • A Homily (Sermon) from Fr Michael
  • A list of Resources with Broadcasts for this Sunday of which we are aware

To open each of the three documents, please double click on the RED links, below:-


Homily Notes 22 March

Prayer & Broadcast Resources

We hope you find these helpful at this stressful time

St. Arvans Church remains open for Private Prayer and quiet reflection

St Arvans Group – Community Bulletin 20th March 2020

During these difficult times for everyone, we are circulating a Community Bulletin by email to those in our St. Arvans Group of Parishes for whom we have the relevant address.

We are pleased to publish our first Bulletin, please click on the red link below:-

St Arvans Church On line Community Bulletin Friday 20th March 2020

If you would like to receive any future issues direct by email, please send a Comment to this website.

(Your Comment can only be seen by the webmaster who will forward your email address)

If you are aware of any neighbour or someone in need of assistance at this time, please also post a Comment or contact Fr Michael.

REMINDER:  There are no Services until further notice.  St. Arvans Church remains open for Prayer and quiet reflection.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update 17th March 2020

The Bench of Bishops for The Church in Wales has issued a new, far-reaching, Declaration  to all our Churches.  It has been decided that


Sadly this includes regular Services, Weddings and Funerals.

Please click on the RED link below to read this detailed advice.

Diocese of Monmouth_COVID-19_Update_17Mar2020

If you need guidance or assistance during this testing time, please Contact Fr Michael.

Fr Michael’s telephone number is on the Contact Page of the website.

For other queries, please post a Comment on the website. We will endeavour to respond as soon as we are able.

Please assist those who may be in need and keep them in your Prayers.

Our Church at St. Arvans will remain open for Private Prayer.



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