The following appointments, to take effect on 1st
January 2015, were recently announced:
Dom Matthew Carney will move from St Begh's,
Whitehaven, and, following an eight-month sabbatical studying at the University
of Santa Clara, Berkeley, California, will become Parish Priest of Our Lady
Queen of Martyrs, Hereford, from 1st September 2015. During his
sabbatical, the parish will be administered from Belmont.
Dom James Norris will move from the Merthyr Tydfil
Group of Parishes to become Parish Priest of Our Lady and St Michael,
Abergavenny, with St Mary and St Michael, Llanarth, both in Monmouthshire.
Dom Cenydd Marrison will move from Our Lady Queen of
Martyrs, Hereford, to become Parish Priest of St Begh's, Whitehaven, Cumbria.
He will retire as Dean of Herefordshire. Dom Richard Simons will move from
Abergavenny and Llanarth to become Administrator of the Parish of St Begh's,
Whitehaven, in the Diocese of Lancaster.
We thank the brethren for the magnificent work done in
the parishes they leave behind, thank them for so willingly taking up these new
appointments and pray that their new ministries will be both happy and
Priestly Ordination of Dom Alex Echeandia Loro
On Saturday, 18th October, in his native city of Chiclayo, in the
Province of Lambayeque, Peru, Dom Alex Echeandía Loro was ordained to the
Sacred Priesthood by Bishop Jesús Moliné Labarta, Bishop of Chiclayo. Fr Alex
is 35 years old and has been a member of the Community since 1998.
The Ordination took place in the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Peace, attached to
the Monastery of Carmelite Nuns. About 300 people were present including the
Abbot President, Dom Richard Yeo, Fr Abbot and Fr Simon from Belmont, Fr
Eduardo Monzón Aguirre representing the Abbey of Guatapé in Colombia, Sr
Cristina Merella representing the Dominican sisters of San Sixto, four of the
Benedictine sisters of Morropón, Fr David and the community from Pachacamac,
priests and seminarians of the diocese, Br Alex's family and friends from
Tambogrande, San Lorenzo, Sechura and Chiclayo.
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Photographs of Dom Alex's Ordination
Ordination to the Diaconate of
Dom Jonathan Rollinson
July in the Abbey Church, the Archbishop of Cardiff, the Most Reverend George
Stack, ordained Dom Jonathan Rolllinson to the Diaconate. Br Jonathan has just
concluded his theological studies in Rome and has returned to Belmont. We pray
for Br. Jonathan as he begins his ministry and for more vocations to the
diaconate, priesthood and religious life.
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Archbishop George's homily