Welcome to Three New Convents Joining the English Benedictine Congregation

At the General Chapter of the English Benedictine Congregation we welcomed three communities of nuns into the EBC. This more than doubles the number of convents of nuns in the English Benedictine Congregation and also increases our global reach, all three houses being located overseas. Abbots, abbesses, and delegates at the end of the EBC General Chapter General Chapter ran from 11th - 21st July, at Buckfast Abbey in Devon. The three convents who have joined us are Kylemore Abbey in … [Read more...]

EBC General Chapter

All the Abbots and Delegates of the monasteries and convents of the English Benedictine Congregation are meeting for the EBC General Chapter. This is usually held every four years; the current Chapter had to be postponed owing to Covid restrictions. General Chapter is an opportunity for all the houses in the EBC to debate how the monastic life is affected by changes in the wider world and how to keep monasticism relevant in today's world. We ask you to keep them in your prayers. … [Read more...]