Archbishop of Wales to preach on RS Thomas in St Anne’s

By karen

The Archbishop of Wales, the Most Rev Barry Morgan, will preach in St Anne's Cathedral on February 22.

The Archbishop of Wales, the Most Rev Barry Morgan, will preach in St Anne’s Cathedral on February 22.

The Archbishop of Wales, the Most Rev Barry Morgan, will be the guest preacher at the 11am service in Belfast Cathedral on Sunday February 22.

The Archbishop has accepted the invitation of the Bishop of Connor, the Rt Rev Alan Abernethy, to preach in St Anne’s, and he will speak on a subject close to his heart, the work of the Welsh poet RS Thomas.

Barry Morgan has been Bishop of Llandaff since 1999 and Archbishop of Wales since 2003, having previously served as Bishop of Bangor 1993-99.

Born in the village of Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen, near Neath in South Wales, he read history at London, Theology at Cambridge and trained for the ministry at Wescott House, Cambridge. He studied for a doctorate whilst a university lecturer.

He has worked in a range of ministerial contexts – in parish ministry, as a university and theological college lecturer and university chaplain, and as an archdeacon, director of ordinands and as a continuing ministerial education officer.

He has served on the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches and on the Primates’ Standing Committee of the Anglican Communion. He was a …read more

Read the full article here: http://connor.anglican.org/2015/02/11/archbishop-wales-preach-rs-thomas-st-annes/


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