Tag Archives: Newport Cathedral

Invisible, Radiant and Prominent – The Newport Rood

At the end of lockdown in 2020, the new Rood was installed at the entrance to the chancel arch. This striking modern work of art by the Singaporean artist Tay Swee Siong, is made from wire and hangs near the … Continue reading

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Reflections at the turning of the year

It’s been quite a year, for us one of great changes. All of us started it in lockdown, we were in the east of England, and we end it with you in Newport with the pandemic showing it still has … Continue reading

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A Prayer Commemorating the Newport Chartists

I have been thinking about the Chartists and their struggle for democracy in the 19th century. Ten are buried in Newport Cathedral grounds. On 4th November 1839, a march walked down Stow Hill in Newport, past what is now Newport … Continue reading

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Reboot to bear Christ’s light to the world

Fans of BBC Radio 4’s ‘New Quiz’ will know its theme tune well. Taken from Leroy Anderson’s fun and imaginative ‘The Typewriter’, where the sound of a typing pool provides percussion for the fast-paced melody. There is a 21st century … Continue reading

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