Congratulations to the Revd Nick Gill & Georgina on the birth of their daughter, Edith.
The Revd Canon William David Jones died on 10th January 2021. David was ordained in Monmouth Diocese in 1951, he served much of his ministry in the Church of England, returning to Wales in 1989 as Director of Mission. He held PtO in the Diocese of Llandaff from 2012 until 2018.
Former Llandaff Diocesan Registrar, David Lambert, died on 29th December 2020. He was well known in the Diocese of Llandaff as he served for many years as Diocesan Registrar, and as Chapter Clerk to the Cathedral Chapter. As such he was responsible for advising successive Bishops of Llandaff on a wide variety of legal matters, as well as being responsible for ensuring clergy were properly licensed, playing a part in the faculty application process and answering questions on marriage law and burials. He served the wider province as a member of the Governing Body where he was a member of many committees, including the draughting committee. David will also be remembered for his time as legal adviser to the Welsh Office, and then as advisor to the Presiding Officer of the Senedd. As a specialist in constitutional law he was involved in drawing up the constitution of the National Assembly. After retirement from the civil service he became a lecturer in the department of law in Cardiff University.
David will be remembered as a generous, kindly and gentle man of unshakable integrity. He is survived by his wife, Diana, his children, Nicholas and Julia and son-in-law, Jonathan.
With sadness we report that Monica Carroll died on Tuesday 12th January 2021. Many of you will remember Monica as the Safeguarding Officer for this diocese and as part of the Provincial Safeguarding Team. Please keep her husband Jeff and the rest of her family in your prayers.
The Revd Lloyd Jones died on 7th December 2020. He was a priest in Bangor Diocese in the Ministry Area of Beuno Sant Uwch Gwyrfai, but he may be remembered in our Diocese as a Team Vicar in the Rectorial Benefice of Llantwit Major between 2000 and 2008.
The Revd Canon Godfrey James died in December 2020. He was ordained in 1964 and spent his entire ministry in this diocese, as curate at St John’s Canton, then and Vicar of Dinas & Penygraig with Williamstown and then as Vicar of Kenfig Hill. He was also an Honorary Canon of Llandaff Cathedral and retired in 2001.
Revd Dyfrig Lloyd has been appointed the new Area Dean of Cardiff.
Ruth Richards has been appointed as the Executive Assistant to Bishop June Osborne.
Steve Lock has been appointed as the Senior Engagement Worker for the Diocese.
The Revd Canon Timothy Llewellyn Jones has been appointed as Director of Ministry and Discipleship. Read more.
The Revd Jimmy Young, currently Associate Vicar at St John’s Church, Crawley in the Diocese of Chichester, has been appointed as Vicar of All Saints, Penarth, in the Ministry Area of Penarth. Read More.