Dom Dominic Taylor and his vocation as a monk

Dominic Taylor

was born in 1946 in Essex and educated at school in Northern Ireland, where he attended school at Lisnagarvey High School and Wallace High School, Lisburn.

Dominic later attended the University of Kent and Westminster College, Oxford.

He joined the Society of Saint Francis in 1981. Christ in San DamianoIn 2003 he was received into the full communion of the Catholic Church, accepted as an aspirant at Ealing Abbey, and then as postulant and novice. During the period of temporary vows Dominic studied at Ealing Abbey. He made his Solemn profession in 2007 and was ordained to the presbyterate in 2009.

Dominic Taylor’s service to the Church

He is an active member of the pastoral team of St Benedict’s Parish, where parishioners are very welcome to join in with the Conventual Masses and the Divine office of the monastic community. The parish’s Benedictine identity is very important both to the monks who serve it and to the members of the parish. Ealing Abbey and the founding Benedictine monastery belong to the English Benedictine Congregation. The parish is a large and vibrant Christian community and belongs to the diocese of Westminster. The parish’s mission is to offer fitting praise to God in Christ and to spread his Good News in all that is said and done. Dom Dominic is also a member of the Governing Body of St Benedict’s School, Ealing.

Dominic Taylor’ service to the community

serves as Prior (The Very Revd Dom Dominic Taylor), Novice Master, Bursar and Librarian in the monastic community.

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