Category Archives: General

2017

MMXVII 2017 1631 years since the conversion of Our Holy Father Augustine 1587 years since the death of Our Holy Father Augustine 937 years since the birth of Our Holy Father Norbert 924 years since the birth of Blessed Hugh … Continue reading

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2013

MMXIII 2013 1627 years since the conversion of Our Holy Father Augustine 1583 years since the death of Our Holy Father Augustine 933 years since the birth of Our Holy Father Norbert 920 years since the birth of Blessed Hugh … Continue reading

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The Power of Prayer

Recently our Prior, the Rt. Rev. Fr. Hugh Allan O.Praem. was invited to speak on the power of prayer as part of a series of talks on the Year of Faith given at St. Anselm’s church in Pembury, Kent. Readers … Continue reading

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Assumpta est Maria in caelum

Assumpta est Maria in caelum: gaudent Angeli, laudantes benedicunt Dominum. The Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Blessed Lady is an important feast in our Order. Under the title of her Assumption Our Lady is patron of our abbeys of … Continue reading

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Pilgrim’s Progress

In the canonry recently we were privileged to have stay with us John Coats a pilgrim from Boulder, Colorado who is finishing a two-month pilgrimage/cycle ride around the holy sites of England and Scotland. John has been studying education at the University of … Continue reading

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General Chapter 2012 – Interview with the Abbot General

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Praying for the Dead

It is therefore a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from sins. (2 Macc 12:46) It is the custom of our order that at least twice per year, once in November and … Continue reading

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Vivat Regina!

The Prior and community of St Philip’s Canonry send our best regards and warmest salutations to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as she celebrates 60 years as monarch. God save the Queen! We all remember with extreme fondness His Holiness’s … Continue reading

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O Jesu, what wouldst thou do with my heart?

Today in the diocese of Brentwood we celebrate the memoria of St. John Houghton – a proto-martyr of the English Reformation. He was born in Essex in 1486 and went up to Cambridge. After his graduation he became a parish … Continue reading

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More on Holy Week and Easter

Celebrating the joy of Eastertide we have just about recovered from a greatly edifying Holy Week in the canonry and our parishes. We had tenebrae during the Triduum in the canonry chapel which was attended by parishioners as well as … Continue reading

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