Episcopal Visitor – Rt Hon & Rt Revd Lord Williams of Oystermouth
Prior – The Rev’d Canon Mark Soady
The Vicar of Abergavenny and one of the creators of the Holywell Community, Fr Mark worked as a Psychiatric Nurse, for Rt Hon Lord Jenkins of Hillhead OM and in international relations prior to Ordination.
Sub-Prior – Fr Tom Bates
Fr Tom Bates a former Associate of the Community, became Sub Prior in 2017. Prior to ordination he studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.
Lay members stay with us for between 12 and 24 months normally. After they leave us they go of to do a variety of things.
Two on leaving us have taken up jobs in ‘civvie street’, some go on to Theological College, the Novitiate in a traditional Monastic setting or to do Pioneering Outreach Work.
Our new Concentor, Nathaniel Hood will be admitted early in 2020.
Our Previous Concentor, Simon Pratt is now a Post graduate Student at the Royal College of Music & Drama.
We also have a number of associate members among them our two founder lay members Samuel Patterson and Amy Pope.
Sam & Amy being admitted as Associates