Funeral of Bishop David Thomas

Posted on the 19th May 2017

The Funeral Mass of Bishop David Thomas will be held on Monday 5 June, at 11am in St Mary's Priory Church, Abergavenny. The Principal Celebrant will be the Rt Revd Jonathan Goodall, Bishop of Ebbsfleet.

Bishop David's family wishes that the Mass be celebrated in white and has invited a small number of priests to concelebrate. All other bishops and clergy are warmly invited to robe, should they wish. Vesture for bishops will be convocation dress; for priests and deacons it will be choir dress.

To assist with organization, all clergy who wish to robe are asked to indicate their intention by emailing


Bishop David Thomas RIP

Posted on the 12th May 2017

Responding to the news of the death of Bishop David Thomas, Provincial Assistant Bishop of the Church in Wales, 1996-2008, Bishop Tony Robinson, Chairman of Forward in Faith said:


It is a great sadness to report the news of the death of Bishop David Thomas. He will be remember by many as a kind and pastoral bishop with great wisdom. Our prayers for Rosemary and his family at this time.



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