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The Belfry Moves

The Belfry Moves

The belfry needed to be moved and repaired so here goes!

Posted: 1st March 2019
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Wildlife – Feb ’19

Wildlife – Feb ’19

Some of our resident wildlife.

Posted: 1st March 2019
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Fr Philip’s Birthday

Fr Philip’s Birthday

Our brotherhood was happy to celebrate Fr. Philip’s birthday on 24th January this year. We were joined by a few guests and had plenty of time to wish our father many happy years.

Posted: 2nd February 2019
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Monastic Visit from Crete

Monastic Visit from Crete

Sister Theovouli from Chrissopigi monastery in Crete and Veronica from the Orthodox Parish of the Holy Fathers in Shrewsbury visited the monastery on a very icy and snowy morning.

Posted: 2nd February 2019
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Wildlife

Wildlife

We are well out in the countryside here, so we get lots of wildlife. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). A short walk down to the pond in the snow showed that we are not alone. Muntjac, fox, hare, squirrel and pheasant tracks crossing our paths.

Posted: 24th January 2019
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St Antony’s Feast 2019

St Antony’s Feast 2019

One of our Patronal Feasts – St Antony’s day crept up on us this year! Photos from the day, some of the icons we have of the Saint and the monastery that day.

Posted: 18th January 2019
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Winter Walk 2019

Winter Walk 2019

Fr Philip takes a walk around St Caedman’s Wood and Habberley Brook (inside the monastery grounds).

Posted: 18th January 2019
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Theophany 2019

Theophany 2019

Photos from the Great Blessing of the Waters during Theophany 2019. Fr Philip blesses the pond and Habberley Brook in our woodland.

Posted: 18th January 2019
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Stiperstones Walk

Stiperstones Walk

Fr Philip, Br Deiniol and our visitor Steven enjoy a walk up to the Stiperstones – a series of natural rock formations at the top of the Monastery hill. Photos included.

Posted: 1st January 2019
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Christmas 2018

Christmas 2018

A wonderful Christmas was had by all at the monastery. We were lucky to spend it with some amazing visitors. Happy Feast! Photos included.

Posted: 1st January 2019
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Activity Week Photos

Activity Week Photos

Photos from the activity week we hosted in October. Thanks to everybody for their invaluable help and support.

Posted: 1st January 2019
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Rdr Daniel and Alex Visit

Rdr Daniel and Alex Visit

Reader Daniel and Alex visit from the local Shrewsbury parish. They helped us take down the old dove house which was used to cover the storage area to the side of the main house which was being covered in rain.

Posted: 1st January 2019
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Inside the Chapel

Inside the Chapel

A few pictures from inside the chapel after the surrounding exteriors had been cleaned.

Posted: 1st January 2019
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An Autumnal Walk Around the Monastery

An Autumnal Walk Around the Monastery

Fr. Philip takes a walk around the monastery grounds. Features some of the latest work done to the monastery ‘lean-to’ storage area.

Posted: 1st January 2019
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Fr Paulinus’ Visit

Fr Paulinus’ Visit

Fr Paulinus – parish priest of All Saints of Lincolnshire, visits the Monastery and celebrates the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.

Posted: 31st December 2018
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