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Festival of Sacred Art

Festival of Sacred Art

30th Aug - 7th Sept 2018 | Price Varies

Festival of Sacred Art at Buckfast Abbey

30th Thursday evening - Registration and Introduction
31st Friday - Dr Caroline Farey Sacred Art in Buckfast Abbey
1st September Saturday - a day conference with talks from Sister Judith, Vatican Media Project; the Chief Executive of the Royal School of Needlework; making of vestments and our Millennium Year; Isabel Coulton, the making of the Abbey's newest sculpture of Our Lady.
2nd September Sunday - Final Session. Art in Worship followed by Parish Mass
3rd September - 7th September - a five day course on creating icons, materials provided. Led by Fr. Alex, Superior of Monasterio de la Encarnation who is a master iconographer.


Sacred Art Course

Book Icon Painting Course

Book Saturday Talks

Book The Complete Festival

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 ...

Come and See Weekend

Come and See vocations weekend 16th - 21st May

Walk and Talk - Trees and Shrubs.

May 23rd - Wednesday 11am Walk and Talk - Trees and Shrubs. £3

Our Lady of Buckfast - Mass

Cardinal Francis Arinze, will preside at the Mass at 12:05pm in the presence of the Papal Legate, Cardinal Anders Arborelius O.C.D. Please note that access to the Abbey Church will be restricted until after 2.00pm.