First Profession

The-CommunityOn 11 June 2014, the Chapter of monks in Life Profession elected Brother Anthony Witherspoon to make his First Profession as a Benedictine Monk for a period of three years and one month. Invitations will be sent to the Oblates and Companions in the coming days. The election took place on Brother Anthony’s birthday.

Alton Abbey Open Gardens 7th & 8th June

After a few years gap, on 7th & 8th June FOAA held their ever-popular open garden weekend at003-altonabbey-gardens the Abbey with the kind permission of Abbot Giles.

This was a wonderful opportunity for Friends and newcomers alike to visit the Abbey, meet the Community, stroll around the grounds and take in the atmosphere both outside and also in the Abbey church.

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