Some thoughts from Prior Andrew as we prepare for Christmas:

We are all familiar with the story of the birth of Jesus: we are comfortable with it, and it forms part of the romantic furniture of our religious consciousness. But if we are to see the  as having any relevance for our daily lives, comfortable is the last thing we should be feeling. The neatly […]

Our Oblate

Congratulations to our Oblate Nigel Lewis-Baker who recently attended an investiture at Windsor Castle to receive the MBE. He was awarded this decoration for his work with Topic of Cancer, helping those affected by cancer in Surrey. Well done, Nigel; and our prayers continue for you

Christmas cards

No Christmas cards will be sent by mail for this year from Alton Abbey; but our friends and supporters will be in our hearts, especially at the Midnight and Day Masses of the Lord’s Nativity