Reflections From Abbess Mary


May 20, 2018

Pentecost 2018

When a great ship is in harbour and moored, it is safe, there can be no doubt. But...that is not what great ships are built for.

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December 23, 2017

The O Antiphon: O Emmanuel

O Emmanuel, our King and Lawgiver, long awaited Saviour of the nations: Come and save us, O Lord our God.

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December 22, 2017

The O Antiphon: O King of The People

O King of the peoples and goal of their desire cornerstone uniting Jew and Gentile: Come and save us, whom you made from the dust of the earth.

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December 21, 2017

The O Antiphon: O Key of David

O Key of David and sceptre of the house of Israel,who open the gates which none may shut, who shut the gates which one may open: Come to liberate from prison the captive who dwells in darkness and in the shadow of death.

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December 20, 2017

The O Antiphon: O Morning Star

O Morning Star, Radiance of eternal light, Sun of Justice: Come and enlighten those who dwell in darkness and in the shadow of death.

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December 19, 2017

The O Antiphons: O Root of Jesse

O Root of Jesse, Given to the peoples as a sign, Before whom kings shall be silent, Whom the nations shall seek: Come to save us and delay no longer.

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December 18, 2017

The O Antiphons: O Adonai

O Adonai, Ruler of the House of Israel, who appeared to Moses in the burning bush, and gave the law to him on Sinai: Come, and save us with outstretched arm.

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December 17, 2017

The O Antiphons: O Wisdom

Ring Christmas bells, merrily ring, tell all the world, Jesus is king. Loudly proclaim, with one accord, the happy tale, welcome the Lord! Ring, ring, ring, ring, ding dong, ding dong, ding!

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December 10, 2017

Advent Week 2

The God of surprises crept up on me this week – in more ways than one I must say!

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December 3, 2017

Advent Week 1

Finally the season we look forward to so much is here! Advent at last! That glorious season so rich in promise! Already we feel the difference it makes.

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