Abbot Giles Hill

There is a hymn which we sing at the Office during Passiontide, with the first line ‘Thirty years among us dwelling’. That is not so for Father Abbot, for he arrived in the house in 1967. However, 18 July 1986 saw his ordination to the Sacred Priesthood. The crafty fellow booked his monthly day off […]

Funeral Arrangements for Dom Nicholas Seymour

The body of Dom Nicholas will be received into the Abbey Church at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 2 August 2016, in the context of Evening Prayer for the Dead. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2.30 p.m. on Wednesday 3 August 2016. Abbot Giles asks that those who intend to be present for the […]

Fr. Nicholas

Give thanks to God for the life of the Reverend Dom Nicholas Seymour O.S.B. Monk of Alton Abbey Born 20 October 1939 Professed 21 March 1987 Ordained Deacon 1 November 1996 Ordained Priest 20 June 1997 Died peacefully at 9.10a.m. on 9 July 2016 Please pray for the repose of his soul. ( Details for […]