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You could use this to your advantage if you cannot make a weekday morning Mass. Join the community at 19.30.
An Evening with Rudyard Kipling by Philip Geddes & Friends
onSaturdayMay 6th 2017
This will tell the story of Kipling’s life with readings from his poetry and prose. It takes Kipling from his early days as the chronicler of Britain’s Indian Raj, through to his high point as poet of Empire for Edwardian England and as voice of the nation in the First World War. The show includes many Kipling favourites – “If”, regularly voted Britain’s favourite poem “The White Man’s Burden”, and extracts from “Plain Tales from the Hills” and the “Just So stories”.
by the Maria Magdalena Chamber Choir, from Stockholm
who will perform Northern music from Sweden, and their neighbouring Countries.
At Alton Abbey, Beech, Alton, GU34 4AP
April 8th Saturday 2017
A cappella Group
EARLY MUSIC and READINGS for LENT
TALLIS, BYRD, VICTORIA,
SATURDAY, 1st APRIL 2017
Tickets: £7.50 (Incl. Refreshments)
Available from “Tickets” Friends of Alton Abbey,
Abbey Road, Beech, Alton. Hants, GU34 4AP
Cheques made payable to “Friends of Alton Abbey”
Please include a SAE and a telephone number and / or email address.
A wonderful event not to be missed !
As the birth of our Blessed Lord approaches this time allows the brethren to join in the waiting for the coming of the Messiah
33 Beware, keep alert; for you do not know when the time will come. 34 It is like a man going on a journey, when he leaves home and puts his slaves in charge, each with his work, and commands the doorkeeper to be on the watch. 35 Therefore, keep awake—for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or at dawn, 36 or else he may find you asleep when he comes suddenly. 37 And what I say to you I say to all: Keep awake.”
Icon painting is a meditative, prayerful, and somewhat ritualized art form, in which the materials and processes as well as the image have symbolic meaning. “God’s whole creation gathers to create the icon, in the form of the all-natural animal, vegetable, and mineral products used for the board, gilding, painting, and oiling.” “A blessed icon completed by this “liturgically correct” process is considered sacred, regardless of the quality of its art work.”
Saturday 18th February / 1st April / 25th June / 19th August / 28th October / Saturday 3rd December
Mass at 9am, coffee 9.45, or meet in Reception to start at 10.15am, finish 12.25
or you may wish to join the community for Midday Office at 12.30.
If you are interested in becoming a Companion, please contact Dom Anselm OSB, Master of Companions.
Monday 13th February (meet at 16.00) – Friday 17th February (depart after lunch)
And 21st August (meet at 16.00) – 26th August (depart after lunch)
Opportunity for Oblates to meet for a week of Benedictine silence and prayer with daily addresses led by TBC ?.
Only available to the Abbey of Our Lady & St John Oblates.
Please contact the Guest Master to book your week, (places are limited).
A sermon preached by Bishop Geoffrey Rowell at the Conventual Mass at Alton Abbey on the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 7 August 2016
“Faith gives substance to our hopes and convinces us of realities we do not see.” (Hebrews 11.1)
“Where your treasure is there will your heart be also”. (Luke 12. 34)