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To Prefer Nothing to Christ – Part 3 – Commission

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To Prefer Nothing to Christ – Part 2 – Communion

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To Prefer Nothing to Christ – Part 1 – Consecration

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To Prefer Nothing to Christ – Introduction

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Statement on the Goddard Inquiry

Independent Inquiry into the Sexual Abuse of Children Statement by the English Benedictine Congregation On 27 November 2015, the Government-appointed Chair of the Independent Inquiry into the Sexual Abuse of Children announced the start of twelve investigations, including the investigation into the Roman Catholic Church. The Inquiry has identified specific case studies to examine, the […]

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EBC Essay Competition 2015

The judges are pleased to announce the results of the 2015 English Benedictine Congregation Schools Essay Competition. 1. Senior Category First: Gordon Daly, Glenstal Abbey School Second: Cameron Mercer, St Benedict’s School, Ealing Third: Clara de Rambures, Downside School. 2. Junior Category First: Olivia May Wilson, Worth School Second: Zara Katherine Cavie Elvidge, Ampleforth College […]

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Election of Abbot President

During the closing session of the General Chapter, Abbot Richard Yeo was re-elected as Abbot President of the English Benedictine Congregation for a further 4 year term. Abbot Richard has been a monk of Downside Abbey since 1970, and has been Abbot President since 2001.

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General Chapter

The Ninety-Seventh Ordinary General Chapter of the English Benedictine Congregation was held at the monastery of St Michael and All Angels, Belmont, from Tuesday 9th July to Tuesday 16th July 2013. General Chapter, while it is in session, is the supreme legislative body in the Congregation. There is a meeting every four years to discuss […]

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