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maryinmonmouthshire's Podcast

Mary in Monmouthshire is a historical broadcast detailing ancient, secret and Catholic places often hidden away in Monmouthshire or the ancient kingdom of Gwent, Ergyng (South Hereford) and places visited by Mary who travels around in Cornwall and France. There is also a place for ancient hagiographies of saints conected with Monmouthshire and Caerleon-for example St David's hermitage in the Black Mountains near Llanthony, and its 19th centure apparition of the Virgin Mary.

Jul 27, 2011

Beautiful Mass from Our Lady and St Michael's Benedictine Priory church in Abergavenny, commemorating the lives of the martyred priests and in thanksgiving, The Priory Church was packed for the occasion and Father Tom Regan OSB celebrated the Mass while Abbot Paul Stoneham of Belmont the Mother House read the...


Jan 6, 2010

The holy evening of Epiphany and Mary talks about Old Christmas Day and Epiphany Customs, and especially the Twelfth Night Celebrations disapproved of by the Victorians and the games which were once commonplace and enjoyable social and family interactions.

Mary takes us to a carol service at Gloucester Cathedral...


Oct 6, 2009

Capturing the excitement of the relics of St Therese arriving in Cardiff and the Welsh greeting she is given as thousands flock to the Metropolital Cathedral from all over Wales.

This is obviously 'live' and so there are many intrusive noises, but it does give an idea of the beauty of the singing of the Cathedral...


Oct 4, 2009

Amazing scenes as thousands visit Cardiff. This podcast features the major devotions of the day up to Rosary and Benediiction.Wonderful day of historic scenes.

We begin at Midday with the Angelus and follow the Mass for priests and vocations . All three Welsh Bishops attended and Archbishop Peter presided at...


Mar 15, 2009

This podcast on a warm but very windy day in the valley of a mountain, is what we found when we visited Gwytherin in North Wales, where St Winifride is reported to have been buried. Legend has it that the bones still remain there under the four ancient yews. A local person tells me of the problems faced by...