Category Archives: O.Praem Pictures

Dryburgh Abbey

Recently the Prior and two confreres visited Dryburgh Abbey in Scotland; Dryburgh was home to Adam of Dryburgh (c. 1140 – c. 1212) one of the most prolific British Premonstratensian writers, who became abbot of Dryburgh in 1184. The grounds … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi

On Sunday 15th June the Priory and our parishes in Chelmsford together held the second annual Corpus Christi Procession. Last year’s procession was a great success, and thus we were delighted that several hundred of our parishioners could come to join us … Continue reading

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Solemn High Mass for Feast of OHF Norbert

 There you shall taste those never-ending delights which God has prepared for your consolation and for that of all His elect.  There shall the wholesome fountain of God’s garden refresh you; there the overflowing wells of living waters shall revivify … Continue reading

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Norbertines on Flickr

In May 2009 His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI called for the “evangelisation of the digital continent” as an integral part of the Christian missionary spirit called the “new evangelisation”. The Norbertines of St Philip’s Priory, Chelmsford now have this blog, Facebook page, and … Continue reading

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Mass at Beeleigh Abbey

By kind invitation of the Foyle family members of our community together with over 250 Catholics and others from our parishes and beyond had the joy of celebrating Mass at the former Norbertine abbey of Beeleigh on August 17th. This … Continue reading

Posted in Chelmsford, Community Events, Former Houses, Norbertine History, O.Praem Pictures, Parish/Apostolate, Premonstratensian Communities, Vocation

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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Video of the Beatification of Pierre-Adrien Toulorge O.Praem.

A full report on the beatification of Blessed Pierre-Adrien Toulorge will follow upon our return from Mondaye. In the meantime please enjoy the video of the ceremony below – and be sure to recommend your intentions to our newest beatus … Continue reading

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