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Douai Abbey: The Monastery of St Edmund, King & Martyr
Published by in News · 1 May 2019
» On 25 April Douai hosted the annual EBC History Symposium. About 20 participants heard papers on the Chevalier Michael Ramsey, the Fort Augustus musician-monk Dom Gregory Ould, the restoration work in the ruins of Reading Abbey and the late 17th century monk of our community, and firm Jacobite, Dom Joseph Kennedy.

» Two days before the symposium, the sad news was received that Jack Eyston, a friend of the community and owner of Mapledurham House, had died. May he rest in peace.

- 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

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