The Parish of St Fagans and Michaelston-super-Ely

Welcome to The Parish of St Fagans and Michaelston-super-Ely

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St Mary’s Church is the historic church in the village of St Fagans.  St Mary’s was founded in the 12th century.  Little is known of the form of the church then except that it would have been in the Norman style and essentially simple in construction.
Further development took place over the following eight centuries in three main stages.  First the change to the Decorated style in the 14th century, the addition of the tower in the 18th century and lastly the substantial restoration during the Victorian period including the major addition of the north aisle and vestry. in 1860.

 

All enquiries

To Enquire about a Wedding, or a Baptism …… To Ask about church activities in this parish, and how you can be involved ….. To Raise any question about the Christian faith, and how you could find out more ……

Please contact:- the Ven Peggy Jackson on: 02920 567 393 or email: archdeacon.llandaff@churchinwales.org.uk.

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Photos from our very successful Quiz night

 

 

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Our Harvest Thanksgiving service showed the marvellous generosity of our church family. Donations to the Cardiff food Bank were amazing as was the lunch enjoyed by all with thanks to Margaret and those who helped. Thanks also to Rev Gavin Douglas who made us all think deeply about global warming and climate change and what we can each do to help.

 

 

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Our visit to Margam Abbey on Saturday though wet was very interesting.  The tour of the Abbey and the Exhibition by the WI of “Women in World War One” was enjoyable and informative. This was followed by  lunch at the garden centre in Pyle.



 

 

 

 

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An important an informative talk about Dementia was given by Sarah Harris as a result we are committed to being Dementia Friends. Thanks to Mother’s Union for supporting the event and laying on refreshments.


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A lovely parish picnic in the Museum grounds after our final Junior Church meeting before the Summer break.


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Our all age youth group final session before the Summer break was at Cardiff Free running centre. All survived with limbs intact and a good time had by all. See you after the Summer for our exciting Autumn program.

 

 

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St Mary’s World Teddy Parachuting and high diving event took place after the morning service congratulations to our winners of the best dressed and longest flight teddy’s who with their owners received  their awards from Betty Sparkes who – usually homebound –  made a rare visit to church.


 


 

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SUMMER FETE – 

The weather may not have been terrific but that did not detract from a wonderful Church Fete at the Glamorgan Wanderers ground. Add any photos you have taken today to show all the fun of the day. Well done the excellent team who organised everything.



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CHRISTIAN AID WEEK – 13TH – 19TH MAY

Some of the Christian Aid collections presented at today’s service.


 

Christian Aid Big Brekkie in the Village Hall on Sunday to launch collections around the parish. Thanks in advance to all street collectors and thanks to those who helped with the breakfast.

 

 


 

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Treasure Hunt

Another wonderful day in the life of our church. A walking treasure hunt around the museum and church started with lunch at The Old Posthouse and finished with refreshments at church. Well done to all who scooped the prizes for most clues found correctly.


 

 

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A dawn service, the tomb is empty. …light arrives in church…He is risen!……the people give thanks…children hunt for eggs….Happy Easter to all connected in any way with St Mary’s


 




 

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PALM SUNDAY  procession to St Mary’s. Please do join us for our various services throughout Holy Week.


 



A photo of the cleaned War Memorial. The contractors – Mossfords – have to come back to complete some repairs to the stone steps but importantly the names are much clearer now. Thanks must go to; War Memorials Trust, CADW, Plymouth Estates and the Community Council who all gave generous donations.

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