Abbey Service Times

We look forward to welcoming you to Downside Abbey Church.

Normal Service Times
6.00am Vigils
7.10am Lauds
8.35am Conventual Mass
12.30pm Midday Office
6.00pm Vespers
8.00pm Compline

Sunday
7.30am Lauds
10.00am Mass
12.30pm Midday Prayer
5.00pm Vespers, Exposition & Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction

Easter Service Times
Palm Sunday

8.00pm Vigils (Saturday evening) 
7.30am Lauds
10.00am Blessing of Palms, Procession & Conventual Mass 
12.30pm Midday Office
5.00pm Vespers and Benediction
8.00pm Compline 

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
6.00am Vigils
7.10am Lauds
8.35am Conventual Mass 
12.30pm Midday Office
6.00pm Vespers
8.00pm Compline 

Maundy Thursday
8.00pm Vigils (Wednesday evening)
7.30am Lauds
12.30pm Midday Office
8.00pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper followed by Compline                          

Good Friday
7.30am Vigils
9.30am Lauds
12.30pm Midday Office
3.00pm Celebration of the Passion
7.40pm Compline
8.00pm Meditation on the Passion, with the opportunity to  receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)

Holy Saturday
7.30am Vigils
9.30am Lauds                               
12.30pm Midday Office
6.00pm Vespers
9.00pm The Easter Vigil        

Easter Sunday
7.30am Lauds
9.15am Terce 
10.00am Conventual Mass 
5.00pm Vespers and Benediction
8.00pm Compline   

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