Merthyr. The beautiful Victorian church of St Martin and St Enfail at Merthyr near Carmarthen is   keeping alive a Christian tradition unbroken since the days of saints and martyrs. A Dark Age   settlement became the site of a mediaeval, monastic outpost and, for more than 470 years, a thriving   parish church. Merthyr is part of the St Davids Diocese of the Church in Wales.

 Merthyr has close links with Bridget Bevan née Vaughan (right), the educationalist   and philanthropist who in the Eighteenth Century helped make Wales one of the most literate nations in Europe. Most of the services are bilingual.  

Services, July 2019

7th July, Third Sunday after Trinity, 11.15am, Holy Eucharist. 
14th July, Fourth Sunday after Trinity, 11.15am, Y Cymun Bendigaid.
21st July, Fifth Sunday after Trinity, 11.15am, Morning Prayer.
28th July, Sixth Sunday after Trinity, 9.45am, Holy Eucharist. 

Former pupils of Merthyr School came together, seventy years on, at a reunion in their former classrooms, now Merthyr Community Hall. Standing are Eric Evans and John Thomas. Seated are Irene Thomas, Annie Mary Evans, Dorah Evans and John David Benjamin Thomas. 

The class of 1947-51 reminisced through the afternoon of Saturday, April 7th, 2018 at a tea attended by more than forty members of the local community. 

Groups of visitors called at the Church of St Martin and St Enfail to view displays of spring flowers and items of parish history. 

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