Canon Michael Evans 2017 ... 2023
Over the years St Patrick’s Catholic Church Grangetown has seen many changes with its clergy. After the sudden death of Fr Bogdan Wera in early September 2017, it was pleased to welcome Canon Michael Evans who returned to St Patrick’s where he was a young curate 30 years ago under the watchful eye of Canon David O'Flynn.
Since those days Canon Mike has ministered in a wide variety of Parishes: Ely, Dowlais, Ebbw Vale, the Valleys, Barry and latterly in Newport, where he was responsible for six Parishes.
It was with great sadness that after a period of only six years with us, in 2023, Canon Mike was once again moved on, this time to St Helen's Church in Barry.
During his time in St Patricks he used tales of his personal spiritual journey to help us to understand the more complex scriptures and people were encouraged to experience the true joy of the Mass. He helped us navigate the difficult times of the Pandemic and is indeed a safe pair of hands.
Canon Mike has a wonderful sense of humour and is very much a ‘people’ person. St Helen's are truly blessed to have him as their Parish Priest. We wish him every success in his new Parish.