Clergy of the Rectorial Benefice of Dewisland

THE DEAN

The Very Revd D Jonathan R Lean
Rector of the Rectorial Benefice of Dewisland

Jonathan Lean was born in Fishguard in 1952. After training for the ministry at Burgess Hall, Lampeter and the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield he was ordained in St Davids Cathedral in 1975. For six years he served as curate of the Rectorial Benefice of Tenby and in 1981 was appointed Vicar of Llanrhian, Llanhywel & Llanrheithan (which now comprises part of the Rectorial Benefice of Dewisland). In 1988 he was appointed Vicar of St Martinís Haverfordwest with Lambston. In 2000 he was appointed Canon Residentiary of St Davids Cathedral, holding the stall of Mathri, alongside being Vicar of the parish of St Davids. He is an active musician, a regular member of the John S. Davies Singers, and occasionally takes solo roles with amateur local choirs.

THE CANON RESIDENTIARY

The Revd Canon Dorrien Davies
Canon Residentiary & Team Vicar in the Rectorial Benefice of Dewisland

Dorrien Paul Davies was born in 1964.  He is a native of Abergwili, Carmarthen.  He was educated at Abergwili VCP School, Ystrad Tywi County High School and Queen Elizabeth Maradinum Comprehensive School, Johnstown, Carmarthen.  UCNW Bangor, Dip Theol 1986; SMC Llandaff, Dip Past Studies 1988; University of Wales, Lampeter BA 1995.  Deacon 1988, Priest 1989 St D.  Assistant Curate Llanelli 1988-91; Vicar of Llanfihangel Ystrad Aeron, Cribyn, Trefilan and Nantcwnlle 1991 - 1999; Vicar of St Dogmaels, Moylegrove and Monnington 1999 - 2010; Diocesan Chaplain to clergy widows and widowers 2002.  Installed Canon of St Davids (Llangan) on 29th November 2007.  Licensed as Canon Residentiary and Team Vicar in the Rectorial Benefice of Dewisland on 17th April 2010.  He is married to Rosie, who is a teacher.  They have two sons, Morgan and Lewis.  Dorrien's interests include music, reading and painting.

ASSOCIATE PRIEST

The Revd Michael I Plant
Lower Treginnis, St Davids, Haverfordwest SA62 6RS.

b. 1947. Northern Sch of Music 1966-69 GNSM 1969; Univ of Manchester 1980-85 Dip Adv Study in Educ 1982, MEd 1985; St David's Dioc Training Course. d 1999, p 2000 St D.C. (NSM) St Davids, Llanrhian, and Llanhywel 1999-2001; C (NSM) Rect Benf Dewisland 2001. (01437720840)

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