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Douai Abbey: The Monastery of St Edmund, King & Martyr
Published by HSK in News · 23 January 2017
» The website will not be updated for the next three weeks, as the webmaster will be away from the monastery.

» On Tuesday, 24 January, Frs Peter and Benjamin will be joining the nearby parish of St Francis de Sales in Wash Common to celebrate that parish's 50th anniversary. In the past Frs Godric and Austin have both served as parish priests there.

» This coming weekend Fr Finbar will be travelling to Douai in France for the annual general meeting of the Association William Allen, which fosters the heritage of English Catholicism in Douai. When he returns to England on Sunday evening he will head straight to Quarr Abbey, where had been prior administrator for some years, to join them for their reqiuem Mass for their abbot emeritus Cuthbert Johnson, who died last week.

» Also this coming weekend the Jesuit scholastics in England - both of the English province and foreign Jesuits studying in England - will gather for a retreat in the monastery under the guidance of Fr Nick King SJ.

- All services are in the abbey church -
0620 - Matins & Lauds (English)
0745 - Weekday Conventual Mass
(1100 - Sunday Conventual Mass)
1250 - Midday Office (English)
1800 - Vespers (Latin Gregorian Chanrt)
2000 - Compline (English, Weds in Latin)
-No public Compline on Sundays/Holy Days-
Douai Abbey
Upper Woolhampton
Reading, Berkshire
RG7 5TQ, United Kingdom

Visitor Enquiries: 0118 9715 399

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