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A Visit to Beeleigh Abbey

At the kind invitation of Mr Christopher Foyle, the present owner of Beeleigh Abbey, our Prior, Abbot Hugh Allan o.praem., and some members of our community visited this former Premonstratensian house on Wednesday 30 March. Abbot Hugh was named the Titular … Continue reading

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Pontifical High Mass for St Joseph’s Day

Below are some photos taken during the Pontifical High Mass (Extraordinary Form) celebrated by Abbot Hugh on Monday, the Solemnity of St Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary. More photos here.

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Novena to St Joseph

Below is the Novena prayer that we will be praying after all Masses in the run up to the Solemnity of St Joseph. The Novena will begin on 10th March and will be offered for the good estate of the … Continue reading

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Pontifical High Mass for St Joseph’s Day

On 20th March, the Solemnity of St Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Abbot Hugh Allan o.praem. will celebrate a Pontifical High Mass in the Extraordinary Form at 7.30pm in the Church of Our Lady Immaculate, Chelmsford.   Prior … Continue reading

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A Hidden Gem in Rural Essex…

Today, our Sub-Prior and Novice Master, Fr Stephen, took our Novice, Br Gildas, to visit the ancient church of St Michael and All Saints, Copford. This hidden gem in rural Essex is famous for its beautifully preserved 12th century murals, … Continue reading

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All the Saints of Our Order

Our Sub-Prior, Fr Stephen Morrison, celebrated the scheduled Old Rite Mass in our Priory Chapel on Sunday 13 November — the Feast of All the Saints of the Norbertine Order in the Traditional calendar.These photos were taken during and after … Continue reading

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Welcoming the Abbot of Daylesford

This week, we were delighted to welcome the Abbot of Daylesford, the Rt Revd Richard Antonucci, o.praem. Abbot Richard stayed with us as part of a private visit he was making to the UK. The Norbertine Abbey of Daylesford is … Continue reading

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