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Douai Abbey—The Monastery of St Edmund
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» On Wednesday were held the final two sessions of the community consultions that flowed from the annual conventual chapter. AFter lunch the non-resident fathers left to return to their various works.

» Also on Wednesday Fr Gabriel had further treament at the Royal Berkshire Hoospital for his ongoing back problems, which will hopefully improve as a result.

» Storm Doris reached the south of England on Thursday, 23 February. However the strong winds of Doris Day did not prevent Fr Abbot travelling to the seminary at Oscott near Birmingham for the investiture of Professor Judith Champ as a Dame of the Order of St Sylvester, a papal honour recognising her work in Catholic hisotircal studies and seminary formation.

» Also on Thursday Fr Hugh left for the University of Exeter in order to give an evening talk at the Catholic Chaplaincy there on martyrdom and holiness.




 DIVINE OFFICE & MASS
- All services are in the abbey church -
0620 - Matins & Lauds (English)
0745 - Weekday Conventual Mass
(1100 - Sunday Conventual Mass)
1250 - Midday Office (English)
1800 - Vespers (Latin Gregorian Chanrt)
2000 - Compline (English, Weds in Latin)
-No public Compline on Sundays/Holy Days-
LOCATION
Douai Abbey
Upper Woolhampton
Reading, Berkshire
RG7 5TQ, United Kingdom


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