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Congratulations, Abbot Hugh!

It is with great joy that we are able to announce that the Rt Revd Hugh Allan o.praem, Prior of our Norbertine Priory of Our Lady of Sorrows and St Philip Benizi, Chelmsford, has been appointed the Apostolic Administrator of the … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary of the Consecration of the Church of Our Lady Immaculate

On Thursday 20th October, a  Mass of Thanksgiving for the 150th Anniversary of the consecration of the Church of Our Lady Immaculate, Chelmsford, was celebrated by Mgr Canon Kevin Hale, Vicar General of the Diocese of Brentwood. The sermon was preached … Continue reading

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Mass of Thanksgiving

A Mass of Thanksgiving to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Consecration of the Church of Our Lady Immaculate, Chelmsford, will be celebrated by Mgr Canon Kevin Hale, Vicar General of the Diocese of Brentwood, at 7.30pm on Thursday 20th October. … Continue reading

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Quarant’ Ore 2016

Below are some photos taken during this year’s Quarant’ Ore Devotion, including images of the Solemn Mass of Exposition which opened the Forty Hours as well as photos of Benediction, which brought our devotion to an end. We give thanks … Continue reading

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Forty Hours: 5th – 8th October

Come and spend time with the Lord during our annual Forty Hours’ Devotion (Quarant’Ore), which we observe this week. All are most welcome to come to the opening Mass, spend some time before the Blessed Sacrament during Exposition and come together again … Continue reading

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Norbertine Spirituality

Today, we began our new Norbertine Spirituality venture at the Priory. On the first Saturday of the month, there will be prayers and a talk, followed by some refreshments and an opportunity to socialise for half-an-hour in the Priory library. Today, … Continue reading

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Friends for Lunch

On Friday 30 September, we welcomed three friends for lunch. The first were the Revd John Cox and his wife, Joyce. John has been the minister of the local URC church, Christ Church, for several years. He and Joyce have … Continue reading

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