Osiligi Maasai Warriors

Osiligi Maasai Warriors

This last week we have had the delight of a troupe of Maasai warriors staying with us from Kenya.  They are currently on tour, sharing something of their music and living oral culture in schools, churches and other venues.  Through their tours they have been able to...
Mucknell Abbey Professions

Mucknell Abbey Professions

On Tuesday 8th August, Sr Stella and Sr Elizabeth Jane gathered with other Religious at Mucknell Abbey to witness and celebrate the Solemn Profession of Sr Alison OSB and the Simple Profession of Brother Aidan OSB. It was an inspiring and joyful occasion at which...
Lee Abbey

Lee Abbey

At the beginning of July, Sr Stella and Sr Elizabeth Jane went down to Lee Abbey in North Devon for a Conference of Anglican Religious Communities.  The location was stunning as you can see from the photo, and the weather was beautiful sunshine and blue skies. The...
Prayer through Clay

Prayer through Clay

  We were delighted recently to welcome Mary Penley to lead a “Prayer through Clay” Quiet Day here at the Convent.  The Quiet Room on the Guest Wing provided a very prayerful space where participants could  explore how the expressive medium of clay could...
Prayer Space

Prayer Space

  Last Wednesday afternoon Sr Phoebe, Sr Lorna, Sr Elizabeth Jane and Clare our Alongsider, went down to Wantage C of E Primary School to help with their Prayer Space.  This venture took place over the whole week and was supported by local church volunteers.  During...