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Parish Calender.
Last updated: 8 December, 2019

Calender of Events: 2019

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** All combined Parish Eucharist services will be held at 10.00am. N.B. This will be the ONLY service of the day.

There will be a Parish Lunch following these services for anyone who wishes to join us. Details of lunches will be available nearer the dates.

*** Our 2019 Calendar is continually updated. Please visit this page on a regular basis. ***

2019

Liturgical Colours

 
Date
Event
January
   
Tuesday 8th
Mother's Union Coffee Morning at 10.30am, St. Margaret's Church
Tuesday 15th
Mother's Union AGM, 7.00pm St. Maragret's Church, Gilfach
   
Wednesday 16th
Social Committee Meeting 11.00am at St. Margaret's Church, Gilfach
    Our Community Outreach COFFEE MORNING takes place 10.00am to 12noon at Neuadd St. Catwg's Hall. Everyone is welcome. Please invite a friend and nieghbour.
   
Tuesday 22nd
Mother's Union Skittles Evening. 7.30pm at Gilfach Bowls Club
Tuesday 29th
Mother's Union Lucnheon Club (The Cross Inn, Gelligaer @ 1.00pm)
   
Thursday 31st
Hall Committee Meeting, Neuadd St. Catwg's @ 2.00pm
February
   
Saturday 2nd
THE PRESENTATION OF CHRIST (Candlemas)
   
Tuesday 12th
Coffee Morning St. Margaret's Church Gilfach @ 10.30am
   
Tuesday 13th
PCC Meeting - St. Catwg's Church, Gelligaer @ 7.00pm
   
Tuesday 19th
Annual Parish Quiz. Gilfach Bowls Club, Gilfach 7.00pm (Tickets £3.00) See calender for details
   
 
   
Tuesday 26th
Mother's Union Luncheon Club (The Coopers Arms at 1.00pm)
   
Wednesday 27th
Social Committee Annual General Meeting @ St. Maragret's Church 11.00am
March
 
Friday 1st
Parish Cawl Evening for St. David's Day ~ Neuadd St, Catwg's Hall, Gelligaer @ 7.30pm (Tickets available form both churches). Come and celebrate the life of our national Saint, St. David.
    Tuesday 5th Shrove Tuesday
    Tuesday 19th
Mother's Union Skittles Evening at Gilfach Bowls Club at 7.30pm
 
Tuesday 26th
Mother's Union Luncheon Club - The Tylers Arms, Nelson at 1.00pm
   
 
Wednesday 6th
ASH WEDNESDAY
 
Sunday 10th
THE FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT  
    Tuesday 12th Mother's Union Coffee Morning - St. Margaret's Church at 10.30am  
   
Tuesday 19th
Joseph of Nazareth  
    Tuesday 19 Mother's Union Skittles Evening. - Gilfach Bowls Club at 7.30pm  
 
Sunday 17th
THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT  
    Tuesday 19th Hall Committee Meeting. Neuadd St. Catwg's Hall. Gelligaer @ 2.00pm  
    Wednesday 20th PCC Meeting St Margaret's Church' Gilfach @ 7.00pm  
   
Sunday 24th
THE THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT  
 
Monday 25th
The Annunciation of our Lord to the Blessed Virgin Mary  
    Tuesday 26th Mother's Union Luncheon Club ( TBA )  
   
Sunday 31st
THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT / LENT 4 as MOTHERING SUNDAY
April
    Tuesday 2nd Mother's Union Quest Speaker:- Emma Jenkins St. Margaret's Church at 7.30pm  
   
Sunday 7th
THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT: PASSION SUNDAY
    Tuesday 9th MU Coffee Morning - St. Margaret's Church at 10.30am  
    Wednesday 10th PCC Meeting - St. Margaret's Church at 7.30pm  
   
Sunday 14th
THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF LENT: PALM SUNDAY  
   
Monday 15th
Monday of Holy week  
    Tuesday 16th MU Skittles Night - Gilfach Bowls Club 7.30pm  
   
Tuesday 16th
Tuesday of Holy Week  
   
Wednesday 17th
Wednesday of Holy week  
   
Thursday 18th
Maundy Thursday  
   
Friday 19th
Good Friday  
   
Saturday 20th
EASTER EVE  
   
Sunday 21st
EASTER DAY  
    Tuesday 23rd  
   
Sunday 28th
THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER
    United Sung Eucharist at 10.00am followed by The Annual General Meeting ( this will include triennial Elections ) St. Catwg's Church, Gelligaer.
   
Tuesday 30th

Dementia Training Meeting - with Diocesan Mental Health Chaplain, Sarah Harris at: St. Margaret's Church, Gilfach at 1.30pm and St. Catwg's Church, Gelligaer at 3.30pm

MU Luncheon Club (The Wingfield, Llanbradach) at 1.00pm

May
    Wednesday 1st Social Committee Meeting at 11.00am in St. Maragret's Church.
    Saturday 4th Bargoed Male Voice Choir Annual Concert. Special Guest David Fortey of Only Men Aloud. St. Margaret's Church Gilfach at 7.00pm (Tickets £6 from Fr Gary or on the door)
   
Sunday 5th
THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER
    Tuesday 7th MU Meeting - Specker Emma Jenkins 7.00pm St. Margaret's Church
    Wednesday 8th MU Deanery Festival will take place at Holy Trinity Church, Ystrad Mynach @ 7.00pm
   
Sunday 12th
THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
    Tuesday 14th MU Coffee Morning 10.30pm St. Margaret's Church
   
Sunday 19th
THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
    Tuesday 21st MU Skittles Evening - Gilfach Bowls Club 7.30pm
   
Sunday 26th
THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER: ROGATION SUNDAY
   
Wednesday 22nd
Irish Night, Neuadd St. Catwg's Hall, Gelligaer at 7.30pm (see Poster for infomation)
    Saturday 25th A Memorial Service for Mrs Carol Henderson RIP will be held in St. Catwg's Church, Gelligaer, 1.00pm
    Tuesday 28th MU Luncheon Club - Venue - Parc Cwm Darren at 1.00pm
   
Thursday 30th
ASCENSION DAY - There will be a celebration of the Holy Eucharist in both our Churches
June
   
Sunday 2nd
THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER - Sunday after Ascension Day
    Tuesday 4th MU Meeting - 7.00pm St. Margaret's Church
  Thursday 6th Deanery Conference - Holy Trinity Church Hall at 7.00pm. Speakers will be the Revd Mark Prevett and the Revd Martyn Davies on the subject of pilgrimage.
 
Sunday 9th
THE DAY OF PENTECOST
 
Monday 10th
Archdeaconry Euchrist - 11.00am Llandaff Cathedral
    Wednesday 12th PCC Meeting. St Margaret's Church, Gilfach at 11.00am.
    Tuesday 11th MU Coffee Morning 10.30pm St. Margaret's Church
   
Sunday 16th
TRINITY SUNDAY
    Tuesday 18th MU Skittles Evening - Gilfach Bowls Club 7.30pm
    Thursday 20th CORPUS CHRISTI - Sung Eucharist - Holy Trinity Church, Ystrad Mynach 7.00pm
   
Sunday 23rd
THE FIRST SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
    Tuesday 25th MU Luncheon Club - Venue - The Tylers Arms, Nelson at 1.00pm
    Neuadd St. Catwg's Hall Committee Meeting, Gelligaer at 2.30pm
    Wednesday 26th PCC Meeting at St. Catwg's Church, 7.00pm
   
Sunday 30th
United Sung Eucharist at 10.00am St Margaret's Church, Gilfach, followed by Sunday Lunch at the Maes Manor Country Hotel at 12.30pm.
   
 
   
 
 
July
   
Thursday 4th
Dementia Cafe - The first session for our Dementia Cafe will be held at St Margaret's Church, Gilfach @ 1.30pm until 3.30pm. A warm welcome to all.
   
Saturday 6th
Strawberry Tea - Neuadd St. Catwg's Church Hall, Gelligaer at 2.30pm (click here to see poster for information)
    Tuesday 9th MU Coffee Morning 10.30pm St. Margaret's Church
 
Saturday 13th
Glastonbury Pilgrimage - We hope to take a group of pilgrims again this year. If you would like to join the group please sign the form at the back of the Church. It is always a good day which everyone enjoys.
    Tuesday 16th MU Skittles Evening - Gilfach Bowls Club 7.30pm
    Wednesday 17th Dementia Cafe - The first session for our Dementia Cafe will be held at Neuadd St. Catwg's Church Hall, Gelligaer @ 1.30pm until 3.30pm. A warm welcome to all.
    Tuesday 23rd MU Luncheon Club - Venue -Parc Cwm Darren at 1.00pm.
   
Friday 26th
Murder Mystery, "Diamonds aren't a Girls Best Friend". Entertainment and Supper Evening - Neuadd St. Catwg's Hall, Gelligaer , 7.00pm. Tickets £10 available from both churches from Sunday 7th July 2019 (click here to see poster for information). Join us for an evening of murder and mystery and a three course meal. Test your detective skills and unmask the murderer.
   
 
August
  Thursday 15th THE FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY.
 
Tuesday 20th
Neuadd St. Catwg's Hall Committee will meet at 2.00pm in the hall.
     
September
   
 
    Wednesday 4th

Contemporancient Theatre - CADOC and The Drowned Boys. A comedy drama by Vic Mills, based on research by a university professor seeks to unravel the history of Saint Cadoc, the founder of Christianity in Wales, (click here to see poster for information).

Before the performance St. Catwg's Church will be open from 5.30pm for people to visit and enjoy refreshments, Cheese and Wine. The performance will then take place at 7.00pm at Neuadd St. Catwg's Hall.

    Tuesday 17th
Neuadd St. Catwg's Hall Committee Meeting @ 2.00pm
   
Wednesday 18th
St. Catwg's Coffee Morning - Neuadd St. Catwg's Church Hall @ 10.00am
   
Dementia Cafe - Dementia Cafe will be held at Neuadd St. Catwg's Church Hall, Gelligaer @ 1.30pm until 3.30pm. A warm welcome to all.
   
Tuesday 24th
Mother's Union Luncheon Club - The Wingfield, Llanbradach @ 1.00pm
   
Staurday 28th
Diocesan Conference
   
Sunday 29th
MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS
   
 
   
 
   
 
October
   

Friday 4th to Sunday 6th

Flower Arrangement Exhibition @ St. Margaret's Church. (click here to see poster for information).
    Sunday 6th Harvest Festival - 9.30am St. Margaret's Church' Gilfach.. and 11.00am St. Catwg's Church, Gelligaer.
    Tuesday 8th MU Coffee Morning @ St. Margaret's Church 10.30am
   
Wednesday 9th
Harvest Supper - Neuadd St. Catwg's Hall, Gelligaer - 7.30pm
    Tuesday 15th
MU Skittles Evening @ Gilfach Bowls Club 7.30pm
       
   
Saturday 26th
Autumn Fayre - St. Margarets' Church, Gilfach - 11.00am to 1.00pm
   
Tuesday 29th
MU Luncheon Club @ Venue - Parc Cwm Darren at 1.00pm
   
 
   
 
November
   
Wednesday 6th
Neuadd St. Catwg's Hall Committee Meeting @ 2.00pm
   
Sunday 10th
Remembrance Sunday - 9.30am St. Margaret's Church' Gilfach, and 11.00am St. Catwg's Church, Gelligaer. Our Bishop, June, will join our Remembrance Observations and celebrate the Holy Eucharist in both our Churches. Everyone is welcome to come along and meet the Bishop.
    Sunday 10th Service of Evensong - Shoebox Appeal - St. Catwg's Church, Gelligaer @ 6.00pm
   
Tuesday 12th
PCC Meeting at St. Catwg's Church, 7.00pm
    Tuesday 12th MU Coffee Morning @ St. Margaret's Church 10.30am
    Tuesday 19th MU Skittles Evening at Gilfach Bowls Club 7.30pm
   
Sunday 24th
CHRIST THE KING - THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF THE KINGDOM
   
Tuesday 26th
MU Luncheon Club @ The Wingfield Hotel, Llanbradach at 1.00pm
   
 
   
 
   
 
December
For our Advent and Christmas Services Page. (click here)
   
Monday 2nd
Brownies and Guides District carol Service @ St. Catwg;s Church, 6.30pm  
    Sunday 8th A Candle to Remember Service, St. Catwg's Church @ 3.00pm  
    Tuesday 10th MU Coffee Morning @ St. Margaret's Church 10.30am  
   
Wednesday 11th
A Candle to Remember Service, St. Margaret's Church @ 7.00pm  
   
Friday 13th
Christmas Social Evening and Annual Prize Draw - Neuadd St. Catwg's Hall, Gelligaer - @ 7.00pm  
   
Tuesday 17th
MU Skittles Evening at Gilfach Bowls Club 7.30pm  
   
   
   
   
   
Sunday 22nd
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols @ St. Catwg's Church, 6.00pm  
   
Tuesday 24th
Christmas Eve Services  
   
Wednesday 25th
Christmas Day Services
   
 

 

 

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