News and Blog

  • New Diploma in Iconographic Techniques
    The Language of Beauty at the Service of the Church: Pilot for Diploma in Iconographic Techniques The Christian Art Studio of Ealing Abbey is pleased to announce enrolments for a diploma course in iconographic technique, starting in January 2024.  Initial enrolments: November 2023 Pilot start date: Friday 5 January 2024.   3 hour weekly class 11.30am to … Read more
  • Community Retreat
    The monastic community is on retreat this week from Monday evening, 21st August, until Saturday morning, 26th August. This is a time when we try to step back from our usual day-to-day activities in the parish and our other works, focussing on our relationship with God. For a reflection on why monks need a time … Read more
  • St Benedict Week Novena and Prayers
    In 1964 Pope Paul VI declared St Benedict Patron Saint of Europe, with his Feast on 11th July. Traditionally, this is the date he was born. Pope Paul VI noted that St Benedict started a movement that had a profound effect on the Christianisation of Europe. Ealing Abbey and its parish are both dedicated to … Read more
  • Cardinal Sako Celebrates Mass at Ealing Abbey
    All images on the page are copyright the Catholic Church of England and Wales. On Sunday 18th June His Beatitude Cardinal Archbishop Louis Sako, the Patriarch of Baghdad, celebrated Mass at Ealing Abbey. The Mass was part of a 10-day visit to the UK by the patriarch, organised by Fellowship and Aid to the Christians … Read more
  • Liturgies in the Abbey over the Easter Triduum
    The Easter Triduum, from the evening of Maundy Thursday until Vespers of Easter Sunday, is the most important time in the Christian calendar. From the commemoration of the Last Supper until the Resurrection the liturgy follows the Passion, death and Resurrection of Christ. On Maundy Thursday we join the apostles in the Upper Room for … Read more