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Maundy service

by Margaret Duggan

IT WAS neither foot-washing nor shoe-cleaning for the Bishop of Swansea & Brecon, the Rt Revd John Davies, on Maundy Thursday, but an alternative form of humble service in the Cyrenian Community Centre for the homeless in Swansea, housed in the former St Matthew’s church.

Bishop Davies served the meals (below), and spent time talking to the clients, several of whom told him how essential the Centre was for them in providing not only meals, but washing ...

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