Abbey News

DOM JOHN IS AN ACOLYTE

There are a number of stages to becoming a priest, some of which are better known than others. A man has to be accepted by a Bishop or religious order, and study the required philosophy and theology, but he also has to be instituted first as a lector and then as an acolyte. Last Friday […]

MASS ARRANGEMENTS FOR CHRISTMAS

Mass Arrangements for Christmas Planning for Christmas is now underway. There will be four Masses in the Abbey Church: Christmas Eve – at 4.00 p.m. and 11.00 p.m. Christmas Day – at 9.00 a.m. and 11.00 a.m. More people may want to attend Mass at these times than the Abbey Church can accommodate whilst adhering […]

ABBEY SHOP OPENING TIMES

For the first time since March, we are pleased to announce a brief reopening of the Abbey shop to allow customers to purchase items for Christmas.  The shop will be open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10am until 2pm from Friday 4th – Friday 18th December. Outside of these times we do have some […]

HISTORY AND COMMUNITY EXHIBITION LAUNCH

Last night we were thrilled to be able to share in the launch of our collaborative online exhibition ‘History and Community’ with the University of Bristol. Whilst the new exhibition was supposed to take place in our wonderful abbey church, due to Covid-19 the exhibition became virtual and thus so did the launch. Joined by […]