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Stop in the name of God!

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Stop in the name of God!

12th - 14th July |

Retreat at Buckfast Abbey, Fri 12th – Sun 14th July,
Southgate Retreat Centre

We will be running a weekend especially aimed at those who have not been on a residential retreat before. You will have the opportunity to relax and unwind in the beautiful setting of Buckfast Abbey whilst contemplating your faith more deeply. The monks of Buckfast Abbey will welcome you and give an introduction, plus various talks over the weekend. We are not able to offer spiritual direction but there will be the opportunity to talk on a private basis.

Mass and confession will be available over the weekend plus a structured ‘Quiet Day’ on the Saturday.
Cost £100 to include all meals
To register your interest email: or call 01364 645532

Palm Sunday

Blessing of Palms

Westminster Cathedral Choir School presentation

During break in rehearsals the boys of Westminster Cathedral Choir School wanted to sing some plain chant they had been preparing. Father Francis Superior of the monastery, was delighted to hear a wonderful rendition of Vexilla Regis, a Latin hymn first performed of the 19th of November 569 AD, and following that they were kind enough to present to him a copy of their latest CD

Visit Dartmoor Members Day Wednesday 6th March 2019

Visit Dartmoor Members Day was held at the Conference Centre at Buckfast Abbey where there were presentations by Jo Butler of Visit Dartmoor, Bill Hitchens and Rebecca Martin of Dartmoor National Park Authority, followed by Garden Tours and guided tours of the Bell Tower.

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Kindness: a School Mass

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Baptism of Teddy

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Good Friday Services

Good Friday Service at Buckfast Abbey

Holy Saturday Services

Holy Saturday Services

Easter Sunday Services

Easter Sunday Service