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Superiors convene

Douai Abbey: The Monastery of St Edmund, King & Martyr
Published by HSK in News · 14 October 2019
» For most of last week the superiors of the EBC's monasteries of both monks and nuns gathered at Douai for one of their regular meetings with the Abbot President. They welcomed the Abbess of Kylemore (Ireland) and the Prioress of Mariavall (Sweden) to their meeting to help prepare for their petitions to the EBC General Chapter in 2021.

» Our novice, Fr Gregory, is currently on retreat preparing for his upcoming simple profession of vows. Please keep him in your prayers.

» On 7 October Fr Abbot celebrated Mass for the new pupils of Bl Hugh Faringdon School in Reading. With their families present as well, there were about 300 at the Mass.

- 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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