Reflections from Abbess Hilda

February 17, 2024

First Things First

This year as we actively remember  the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus, we have in front of us a world that has never looked more like standing in need of salvation. The right order of things is out of balance.

~ Read More ~


December 3, 2023

Set The Light Free

It seems to me that the words so often heard during Advent are words around the coming of light. In the northern hemisphere that has particularly import, because they are as we speak being plunged more and more into climatic darkness as well as every other kind of darkness.

~ Read More ~


June 16, 2019

Homily of The Feast of The Holy Trinity 2019

Today is an important day for us. On this feast of the Holy Trinity, our abbey was opened and blessed.

~ Read More ~


June 9, 2019

Homily for Pentecost 2019

Holy Spirit, Lord of Light, from Thy clear celestial height, Thy pure beaming radiance give.

~ Read More ~


May 31, 2019

Homily for Celine Loh’s Entrance

St Ireneaus said: God did not call me for any service I might render Him. He called me because He knew that in His service I would be happy.

~ Read More ~


June 2, 2019

Homily for The Feast of Ascension

What a beautifully human picture is contained with this feast of the Ascension. Who of us has not stood at a door or at that departure door at the international airport watching the departure of someone we love. Who of us hasn’t gone as close as we could to the door so as to see […]

~ Read More ~