The Prior, Canon Mark Soady states
“The Community came of age today when one of our Founder Members was Ordained Deacon”.
As the Community prepares to celebrate its 5th Anniversary, Founder Member, Samuel Patterson was Deaconed today in Newport by the Archbishop of Wales.
Sam joined the Community on the day it launched: September 1st 2014 and stayed for two years before embarking on theological training.
Deacon Samuel will deacon the Community’s St Benedict Day Mass on July 11th at 6pm at St Mary’s Priory Church.
During the Ordination Service Deacon Sam was the Deacon of the Mass.