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Funeral of Bishop David Thomas

The Funeral Mass of Bishop David Thomas will be held on Monday, 5th June, at 11am in St Mary’s Priory Church, Abergavenny.  The Principal Celebrant will be the Right Reverend 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 organisation, all clergy who wish to robe are asked to indicate their intention by emailing

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