Thursday 23 April 2020
For a parish priest, joy is in short supply and tragedy is everywhere. But hope lives on
No weddings and no christenings, only funerals. Around the world and in every community in Britain, the customs of life and the rituals of death are interrupted.
In this week’s Slow News podcast, we’ve been talking to Canon Jan Gould, vicar of a parish in Cardiff about ministering to a scattered congregation – and the heavy toll of funerals in the Covid-19 moment.