Tag: Morfa Nevyn

  • TV, radio and online news features spread the word about Jonah Jones windows in Mold

    7 February 2023 Following the completed installation of the restored dalle de verre windows by Jonah Jones in St David’s Catholic Church in Mold, various features have been broadcast and aired on news channels in Wales and posted on online news platforms. On 17 December 2022 Nation.Cymru posted an article, ‘Art experts give new life…

  • Newspaper story about Mold windows

    16 December 2022 An article has been published in The Leader, the regional newspaper for the Wrexham and Flintshire areas, about the successful transfer of 12 restored 1960s dalle de verre windows by Jonah Jones: https://www.leaderlive.co.uk/news/23174962.historic-stained-glass-windows-get-new-home-flintshire-church/

  • Jonah Jones dalle de verre windows rehomed in St David’s Church, Mold

    22 June 2022 The first four windows to be installed at St David’s, Mold. Photographs by Mike Bunting. A six-year project to rescue, restore and relocate a set of 12 large church windows by Jonah Jones is nearing a successful conclusion. The windows were made in 1966 for a Catholic church in Morfa Nefyn, on…

  • Further funding for installation of restored dalle de verre windows

    7 October 2021 The relocation of twelve large dalle de verre windows from a closed church in Morfa Nefyn to the Catholic church of St David in Mold, Flintshire, has come a step nearer with the news that the church has been awarded £10,000 by The Pilgrim Trust. The grant will be used towards the…

  • Restoration of dalle de verre windows

    11 August 2021 Twelve large dalle de verre windows by Jonah Jones removed in 2019 from a closed church in Morfa Nefyn have been greenlit for restoration before being newly installed in the Catholic church of St David in Mold, Flintshire. Dalle de verre (from the French for ‘glass slab’) refers to pieces of coloured…

  • No “expensive” homes allowed on site of former church that once housed Jonah Jones windows and mosaic

    3 May 2021 Open-market plans to develop the site of the former Resurrection of Our Saviour church in Morfa Nefyn have been refused by Gwynedd Council. The decision was recently upheld by planning inspectors following an appeal from the applicants. Gwynedd Council want to see, in coastal villages such as Morfa Nefyn, only affordable family…

  • New home in Rhyl for Jonah Jones mosaic

    29 July 2019 The large mosaic of Christ the Holy Redeemer, which once stood behind the altar in the Church of the Resurrection of Our Saviour, Morfa Nefyn (closed in 2016) has started a second life in a new school in Rhyl. A firm of tiling experts, Rieveley Ceramics of Waunfawr, near Caernarfon, were commissioned…

  • Saving Jonah Jones mosaic and windows in Morfa Nefyn

    27 February 2019 Closed in 2016, the Catholic Church of the Resurrection of Our Saviour contained a remarkable set of 12 dalle de verre windows by Jonah Jones and one of his finest mosaics, this one depicting Christ the Holy Redeemer. The Diocese of Wrexham deserves praise for its enlightened approach to these irreplaceable assets.…