Calling All Oblates !

Dom Timothy the Oblates Master has some availability for the Oblates Retreat, 2nd to 6th June 2014. This week will give you the opportunity to step off the treadmill of everyday life and enter the peaceful daily routine of the Devine Office in the tranquil and peaceful setting of the Benedictine Abbey. “Sustain me Lord […]

New line of Incense

For thousands of years incense has been used in liturgy and worship with monks of all persuasions involved in its production. Here at Alton the monks have supplied a range of incense grains for ecclesiastical use since 1895, using blended aromatic gums and flower oils from around the world. Recent production has focused on Rosa […]

‘As We Are’ ?

Susan Morris and Alfred Bradley present a talk with readings about writer – E F Benson at Alton Abbey Friday June 20th 7.30 p.m. Edward Frederic Benson (1867-1940) is the celebrated and much admired author of novels, reminiscences and horror stories, describing himself as ‘uncontrollably prolific’. His Mapp and Lucia series, about small town life […]