Category Archives: Thoughts and Reflections

Reactions to the death of Osama bin Laden

The news reporting of the death of Osama bin Laden has described the relief and euphoria of many in different parts of the world.  Given the indiscriminate death and destruction that has been caused by his direct influence on others, … Continue reading

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Glamorgan Chaplain Preaches on Radio Wales

Revd Dr Gareth Leyshon, an Associate Chaplain of the University of Glamorgan, preached the following sermon on the BBC Radio Wales Celebration programme at 07.30 on Sunday 1st May 2011: Last September, I was in Birmingham for the annual British … Continue reading

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Glamorgan Chaplain in Print

     What causes a person to enter the world of religion as a profession? Each religious tradition has its own style of professional ministry, and no two journeys are alike. In 2010, the Catholic Church in the UK marked … Continue reading

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Follow the Star!

January 6 is the day traditionally kept by Christian Churches for telling the story of how wise men from the East came to honour the baby Jesus. It’s also when Christmas decorations are taken down because it is “twelfth night”. … Continue reading

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Have you heard the one about the Jew, the Muslim and the Christian?

The Rev Rosa Hunt’s concern for interfaith dialogue and understanding was awakened because of her concern about the deteriorating Christian Muslim relations in Mbale, Uganda. Rosa is the churches’ coordinator for PONT, the local charity that drives the twinning of … Continue reading

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We Remember: Captain Frank Emlyn Williams, M.C.

Today, 11th November, we remember those who gave their lives in defence of our nation and way of life. Among the many associated with the University of Glamorgan (in its previous identity as the School of Mines) we have chosen … Continue reading

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