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February 17, 2019

A Message from Mother Hilda

Thank you for the many expressions of support, prayer and love sent to us over this recent week of...

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February 11, 2019

Congratulations Sr Hilda

Sr Hilda Scott has been elected abbess

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June 10, 2018

The Mighty God has Done Great Things for Us and Holy is His Name!

On the feast of the Visitation, during our Eucharistic celebration, our chaplain, Fr Paul Gurr, spoke beautifully about the qualities of the old and the young.

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May 31, 2018

Holding the Light for Others

What could a lay woman from the 12th century possibly have in common with a lay woman in 2018?

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February 2, 2018

Long Term Guests

After much thought, discussion and prayer over a long period of time, on the eve the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple on 2nd February, we celebrated a new chapter in our long history...

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June 23, 2017

Call For Papers: Thomas Merton Symposium 2018

THOMAS MERTON SYMPOSIUM 2018 CALL FOR PAPERS : How does Merton’s legacy remain relevant today?

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June 3, 2017

Janice Boddice was clothed in the Monastic Habit

On 3 June, the Eve of Pentecost, Janice Boddice was clothed in our monastic habit. Janice entered our community on 31 May 2016 coming to us from Queensland.

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June 1, 2017

Welcome Tasha!

It was with great joy that we welcomed Tasha Grigor as the newest member of our community at the beginning of June. Tasha’s two brothers Andrew and Hayden, accompanied her to the Abbey, just to make sure she got here safe and sound and probably also to check us out!

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March 18, 2017

4th International Oblate Congress

We are delighted to invite you to the Fourth International Congress for Benedictine Oblates to be held at the Salesianum in Rome from 4 to 10 November 2017.

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October 26, 2016

Sr Elizabeth turned 90

Sr Elizabeth Funder celebrated her 90th birthday on October 26. Elizabeth entered our community when it was resident at “Subiaco”, Rydalmere, in 1947.

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