Bishops seek God’s blessing on King Charles III
Bishops of the Church of Wales warmly welcome King Charles III and ask God’s blessing on him as he is proclaimed king.
As we welcome the new King to his place as Head of State, we are aware that this occasion is a time of great personal sadness for him and for the Royal Family, as well as for the nation, and they are in our prayers. . However, we are confident that Her Majesty’s example will be a source of inspiration and guidance for the future. We invite God’s blessing upon our new King, giving thanks for the reign of the late Queen, while asking God to sustain our new monarch in the same spirit of wisdom, service and faith for years to come.
The Archbishop of Wales, who will be present at the proclamation at Caernarfon Castle tomorrow (Sunday), adds: “As Prince of Wales, the King has always been a good friend to our nation and to the Church in Wales. Wales. I and my fellow bishops will keep him and the whole royal family in our prayers. »
Bishop Andrew John, Archbishop of Wales and Bishop of Bangor
The Most Reverend Gregory Cameron, Bishop of St Asaph
The Most Reverend Joanna Penberthy, Bishop of St Davids
The Most Reverend June Osborne, Bishop of Llandaff
The Rt Revd Cherry Vann, Bishop of Monmouth
The Rt Revd John Lomas, Bishop of Swansea and Brecon
The Right Reverend Mary Stallard, Associate Bishop of Bangor