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Each year, on the Sunday nearest to the feast of the Assumption of Our Lady (August 15), St Mary's hosts an Ecumenical Celebration, with Vespers, torchlight procession, fireworks and a barbecue.

 

Hundreds process through Butetown, filling the street with song and light, and then, in true Assumptiontide style, the sky is split with the colour and dazzle of fireworks.

 

It's always a joyful occasion!

ASSUMPTIONTIDE CELEBRATIONS

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"A great sign

appeared in heaven:

a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of twelve stars on her head"

 

(Revelation 12:1)

2017

Ecumenical Assumptiontide Celebrations

 

Sunday 13th August

8.30 pm

 

Church of St Mary the Virgin

Bute Street

Cardiff

 

Vespers,

Torchlight Procession, Fireworks and Barbecue