THEWORLDOFTRAVEL2 Sep 5, 2010 The Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, which is almost always referred to popularly and informally as Westminster Abbey, is a large, mainly Gothic church, in Westminster, London, England (UK), located just to … [More]
Interesting to see how a small community of Benedictine monks turned 'trappists', erected such a magnificent Priory Church!! No wonder our Sovereign at the time appropriated it!! The only difficulty with that is E.I had left Rome, the ancient faith and codified her own!
Let's pray that the new Ordinariate might be a step towards the Church of England returning to Rome.
The Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, which is almost always referred to popularly and informally as Westminster Abbey, is a large, mainly Gothic church, in Westminster, London, England (UK), located just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. It is the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English, later British and later still (and currently) monarchs of the Commonwealth Realms. The abbey is a Royal Peculiar and briefly held the status of a cathedral from 1546 to … [More]
Service of Blessing for the Benedictine Torch02 March 2011 at Noon
The Torch of Saint Benedict, a symbol of peace, hope and unity, is the main feature of an annual pilgrimage to the Shrine of St Benedict in Montecassino led by the Archabbot and monks of Montecassino. Join us for the lighting of the 2011 Benedictine Torch in Westminster Abbey. Preachers: The Right Reverend Stephen Platten Bishop of Wakefield and Chairman of Governors, Anglican Centre in Rome Dom Pietro Vittorelli OSB Archabbot …[More]
VATICAN CITY, FEB. 24, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI blessed the Torch of St. Benedict ahead of its first visit to the United Kingdom, and expressed his hope that the annual pilgrimage would "rekindle the light of faith."
The Pope said this Wednesday, at the end of the weekly general audience. Upon greeting a delegation from Nursia and Montecasassino, who are accompanying the torch to London, the Pontiff added that he … [More]