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November 22, 2011

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» A Cornucopia of Christmas Music and Carols

On Wednesday 7th December 2011, the A470s, in partnership with the Chaplaincy to the University of Glamorgan, present: A Cornucopia of Christmas Music and Carols, at the Meeting House, Treforest Campus, 7.30 p.m. – 8.45 p.m. Tickets (£2) are available … Continue reading

November 3, 2011

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» Chaplaincy Hospitality Scheme – Christmas 2011

The Christmas Hospitality scheme is run by the Chaplaincy at University of Glamorgan to provide hospitality to International and home students who are not going home over the Christmas period. In past years many students have enjoyed spending a few hours … Continue reading

November 11, 2010

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» Staying in Pontypridd for Christmas 2010?

ACT QUICKLY! The application deadline for students is Friday 12th November!

Are you a student staying in Pontypridd for Christmas in 2010? Would you like to receive an invitation to spend some time with a local family celebrating Christmas? Each year, the Chaplaincy links families offering hospitality with local students for part of 25th, 26th or 27th December.

 If you would like to receive an invitation, please pick up an application form by visiting the Chaplaincy, the Students’ Union or the International Support Office. But hurry! Your application must be in by Friday 12th November!

At this stage, the Chaplaincy cannot gaurantee that you will receive an invitation – but in past years we have always been able to match every student seeking hospitality, with a willing family.

February 17, 2010

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» Christmas - A time to be together !



During this last week of term, we at the Chaplaincy are aware that many students are packing their bags and preparing to head home to be with family for the Christmas season. We wish you a safe journey and look forward to seeing you in 2010.

If you are staying at Glamorgan over the holiday season, you might be looking for a church to celebrate Christmas. Some of the churches closest to campus are:

Castle Square (United Reformed – from the Presbyterian and Congregational traditions) – on the same side street as the Pink Shop Sunday 20th December, 2.30pm Service of Lessons and Carols – Followed by tea and mince pies.
Christmas Day – Friday 25th December 9.30am Family Worship for Christmas morning

St Dyfrig’s (Roman Catholic) – next to Domino’s Pizza in the roundabout

Christmas Eve – Thursday 24th December Seasonal Carols at 6.00 p.m. with Vigil Mass 6.30 p.m. Carols at 11.30 p.m. with Midnight Mass at 12.00 Midnight

Christmas Day – Friday 25th December 10.00 a.m. Mass of Christmas Day

St.Catherine’s (Church in Wales) – Gelliwastad Road

Sunday 20th December – 6:00 pm The Pontypridd Carol Service Christmas Eve – Thursday 24th December 11:30 p.m. Midnight Communion and Carols
Christmas Day – Friday 25th December 9:30 a.m. Christmas Family Celebration

There are many other churches in Pontypridd, Cardiff, and Merthyr: click here

All the churches in Pontypridd come together for a special Christians Together Carol Service at 5.00 p.m. on Sunday 27th December at St Luke’s Church in Rhydyfelen. All students and staff of the University will be welcome.

All the Chaplaincy team wish you a very happy Christmas and every blessing for the New Year.