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Schedules of Prayer at the Priory

Brothers' Retreat Days | Christmas 2014
Special Days of Celebration | Holy Week 2015

Daily Common Prayer

Saturday
6:00 a.m.Vigils
11:30 a.m.Eucharist
2:00 p.m.Midday Prayer
5:30 p.m.Vespers
8:00 p.m.Compline
Sunday
6:00 a.m.Vigils
11:30 a.m. Eucharist
3:00 p.m.Midday Prayer
5:30 p.m.Vespers
8:00 p.m.Compline
Tuesday
6:00 a.m.Morning Prayer
1:30 p.m.Midday Prayer
5:30 p.m.Vespers
8:00 p.m.Compline
Thursday
6:00 a.m.Morning Prayer
2:30 p.m.Midday Prayer
5:30 p.m.Vespers
7:00 p.m.Compline
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
6:00 a.m.Vigils
1:30 p.m.Midday Prayer
5:15 p.m.Vespers-Eucharist
8:00 p.m.Compline

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Brothers' Retreat & Quiet Times

EACH MONTH, the brothers set aside a few days for their retreat. There are also longer quiet periods for the community. Please be aware that there are no public celebrations of common prayer during the brothers' retreat and quiet times. However, the Chapel, the Visitors' Center, and the Gallery Shop remain open.

2014

  • December 16, 17 & 18 inclusive

2015

  • January 18 to February 18
    (beginning after the 11:30 a.m. Sunday Eucharist on January 18, 2015, resuming the regular schedule with the 5:15 p.m. Wednesday
    Vespers-Eucharist on February 18, 2015)
  • March 17, 18 & 19 inclusive
  • April 14, 15 & 16 inclusive
  • May 12, 13 & 14 inclusive
  • June 7 to June 21
    (beginning after the 11:30 A.M. Sunday Eucharist on June 7, resuming the regular schedule with 11:30 A.M. Sunday Eucharist on June 21)
  • July 14, 15 & 16 inclusive
  • August 11, 12 & 13 inclusive

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Special Days of Celebration at Weston Priory

THE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS 2014

Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24
6:00 a.m.Vigils
1:30 p.m.Midday Prayer
5:30 p.m.Christmas First Vespers
8:00 p.m. Compline
 
Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25
PLEASE NOTE: NEW SCHEDULE
6:00 a.m.Christmas Vigil and Eucharist
5:30 p.m.Vespers
8:00 p.m. Compline
 
Friday, December 26
7:00 a.m.Morning Prayer
2:30 p.m.Midday Prayer
Otherwise, usual Friday schedule
 
New Year's Eve, Wednesday, December 31
Usual Wednesday schedule
 
New Year's Day, Thursday, January 1, 2015
Usual Thursday schedule

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HOLY WEEK 2015

The following are the principal liturgies of Holy Week at the priory:

PALM SUNDAY, March 29
11:30 A.M. Blessing of Palms, Procession and Eucharist

HOLY THURSDAY, April 2
6:45 P.M. Liturgy of the Lord's Supper

GOOD FRIDAY, April 3
4:45 P.M. Good Friday Liturgy

EASTER SUNDAY, April 5
Please Note: New Schedule
6:00 A.M. Easter Vigil and Eucharist
5:30 P.M. Vespers
8:00 P.M. Compline

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PENTECOST SUNDAY, May 24, 2015
11:30 A.M. Eucharist


SAINT BENEDICT'S FEAST DAY, Sunday, July 12, 2015
11:30 A.M. Eucharist followed by picnics and folk dancing


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