Where your treasure is

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)

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 […]