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» From Monday to Wednesday this week almost the entire community is in residence at Douai for our annual conventual chapter followed by a number of community consultations in preparation for the EBC General Chapter in July. A few days earlier Abbot Edmund arrived from Rome and has spent some extra time with the resident brethren.

» Last Friday the funeral for Fr Paul's father, Clive Gunter, was held in Stratford on Avon. A number of the brethren from both monastery and missions were on hand to support him in the sad duty of celebrating the funeral. It was a silver lining that Fr Paul is now at the nearby parish of Alcester and so was on hand for his father's brief and unexpected last illness. May he rest in peace.




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