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Threshold of 2018

'Countdown to Buckfast Abbey's Millennium Year - Issue 4'

You will have been able to gauge from the previous issues just how much work is going into preparations for the Abbey's millennium year of 2018 - and just how exciting it all is too.

It is a privilege to be able to share with you our own dreams, aspirations and ambitions for Buckfast Abbey at this rather special moment in our history. There remains just a short period of time of preparation, however, and there will be a lot to reveal in our next issue.

We would like to offer you the opportunity to keep in touch with developments by arranging for the current, and future editions, to be sent directly to you. 

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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.

Mary: Icon of the Church

Mary – Icon of the Church
The Role of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The doctrine of the Trinity contains within it the reason for the uniqueness of humanity’s relationship with God – Jesus, being true God and true man unites divinity ...

Kindness: a School Mass

Kindness – a School Mass

Jesus says that we must love others as he loves us. We must think about what he might mean by this. In the first place we know that he showed his love by allowing ...

Baptism of Teddy

Baptism of Teddy

Living as a Christian means wanting to be a complete human being. We easily think of the Christian claim that Jesus is God, but we should also think that Jesus is a human being in the fullest ...

Carol Service sung by The Stanborough Chorus

The Stanborough Chorus return to Buckfast Abbey to sing at this Carol Service in support of the Primrose Foundation at Derriford Hospital.

Buckfast Abbey Choir - Handel's Messiah

Buckfast Abbey Choir Concert Handel's Messiah sung by Buckfast Abbey Choir and the Abbey's Chamber Orchestra. Concert starts at 7.30pm, early booking is advised - Tickets cost £10 each.

A Festive Banquet

Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre Proudly Presents - A Festive Banquet - A modern twist on traditional Yuletide food and customs. Accompanied by a presentation of traditional, monastic and culinary anecdotes to advise, delight and enthral!