Who We Are

Episcopal Visitor – Rt Hon & Rt Revd Lord Williams of Oystermouth


Prior 2014-2020 – The Rev’d Canon Mark Soady

Our Founder stood down as Prior in Spring 2020.

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. He stood down in the Summer of 2020, to take up a new role in the Church of England. 


Fr Mark & Fr Tom

Lay Members


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.


Sr Joanna (2017-18)now at Ty Mawr Convent is joined by Br Adrian (Central) who was with us 2016-17 and is now at Mucknell Abbey  and Revd Sam Patterson(Right) Founder Member was Ordained Deacon Petertide 2019

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 First Concentor, Simon Pratt MMus is now a Post graduate Student at the Royal College of Music & Drama.

Our Second Concentor was  Nathaniel Hood.


We also have a number of associate members among them our two founder lay members Samuel Patterson and Amy Pope.


Fr.Sam & Amy being admitted as Associates

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