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Service Times

The monks celebrate the Divine Office and Mass together each day in the Abbey Church. Most of these services are open to the public.


Monday to FridaySaturday - Sunday
Matins (Office of Readings)
05:4506:45
Lauds (Morning Prayer)06:4507:45

Sext (Midday Prayers)
Not a public Office

13:00
13:00

None
Not a public Office

14:00
14:00
Vespers (in Latin plain chant)18:30
18:30 (with Benediction on Sunday)
Compline20:15
20:15




Buckfast Abbey with the Community
Blessed Sacrament Chapel
Monday to Friday
08:00
12:05
Saturday
12:05
-
Sunday
10:30
09:00


Saturdays at 11:00 to 11:30 or by appointment
Saint Benedict's, Chapel Street, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0AJ   Times

Saturday - First Mass of Sunday


   17:00
Our Lady of Lourdes and Saint Petroc, East Street, Ashburton, TQ13 7AT   Times
Wednesday and Friday.   10:00 - subject to change or cancellation, please call to confirm

Sunday


   10:30
Saint Dunstan, New Park, South Brent, TQ10 9AQ
   Times
Thursday   09:15 - subject to change or cancellation; please call to confirm
Sunday   09:00



Monthly Music

Monthly Music at Buckfast Abbey

Upcoming concerts

Buckfast Abbey Carol Service & Christmas Fair

Sat 23rd Dec 3.00pm | Free with retiring collection

The Abbot and Monastic Community of Buckfast, welcome you to a traditional service of Readings, Carols and Christmas Music. Sung by the Choir of Buckfast Abbey and led by the Rt. Rev. David Charlesworth. This year our Carol Service is followed by a Christmas Fair with festive gifts, food and drink available...

Saturday 14th April 2018 at 19:30 The Choir of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

14th April 2018 | £10

Saturday 14th April 2018 at 19:30 The Choir of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

Click here to see all our events

How To Get Here

By Road Buckfast Abbey is 0.5 miles from the A38 Devon Expressway, midway between Exeter and Plymouth.

By Rail The nearest stations are Newton Abbot and Totnes, both only 20 minutes drive from the Abbey.

By Bus The local bus service, Stagecouch number 88, operates from Newton Abbot and Totnes to Buckfast. There is also a coach service between Exeter and Plymouth which stops in Buckfastleigh. The Abbey is a half-mile walk.

Entrance and parking is FREE and there is easy access to all facilities.


Contacts

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Please address postal enquiries to the appropriate department at:
Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0EE
Telephone Main Switchboard: 01364 645500

Parish Priest
Fr. Francis: 01364 645526

Events and General Enquiries
Mr Geoff Pring: 01364 645532 or use the contact form.

Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre
Tel: 01364 645530 or use the booking form.
Buckfast Abbey Accommodation
Tel: 01364 645630

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Diocesan Celebration of the Feast of Saint Cuthbert Mayne

Cardinal Vincent Nichols celebrated Mass with the Diocesan Clergy and the Buckfast Monastic Community on the Feast of St. Cuthbert Mayne. St Cuthbert Mayne is a Patron of the Diocese. He was born near Barnstaple in Devon. He was an Anglican Clergyman when he became a Catholic and later studied for the priesthood at Douai, and was the first of the seminary priests to suffer martyrdom. Following a time ministering in Cornwall he was captured and hanged at Launceston for being a Catholic priest, on 29th November 1577.

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Please see our list of service times for Christmas 2017 - 2108