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Schedules of Prayer at the Priory

Brothers' Retreat Days | Special Days of Celebration | Christmas 2016 | Holy Week

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.

2016

  • November 15, 16 & 17 inclusive
  • December 13, 14 & 15 inclusive

2017

  • January 15 to February 26, 2017
    (beginning after the 11:30 A.M. Sunday Eucharist on January 15, resuming the regular schedule with the 11:30 A.M. Sunday Eucharist on February 26)
  • March 21, 22 & 23 inclusive
  • April 18, 19 & 20 inclusive
  • May 16, 17 & 18 inclusive
  • June 4 to 18
    (beginning after the 11:30 A.M. Sunday Eucharist on June 4, resuming the regular schedule with the 11:30 A.M. Sunday Eucharist on June 18)
  • July 11, 12 & 13 inclusive
  • August 8, 9 & 10 inclusive

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Special Days of Celebration at Weston Priory


Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 24, 2016
6:00 AM: Morning Prayer
11:30 AM: Eucharist
No Midday Prayer
5:30 PM: Vespers
7:00 PM: Compline


The Days of Christmas 2016

CHRISTMAS EVE, Saturday, December 24
6:00 A.M. Vigils
11:30 A.M. Eucharist
2:00 P.M. Midday Prayer
5:30 P.M. Christmas 1st Vesper
8:00 P.M. Compline

CHRISTMAS DAY, Sunday, December 25
6:00 A.M. Christmas Vigil and Eucharist
5:30 P.M. Vespers
8:00 P.M. Compline

Monday, December 26
7:00 A.M. Morning Prayer
2:30 P.M. Midday Prayer
Otherwise, usual Monday schedule

NEW YEAR'S EVE, Saturday, December 31
Usual Saturday schedule

NEW YEAR'S DAY, Sunday, January 1, 2017
Usual Sunday schedule


Holy Week 2017

PALM SUNDAY, April 9
6:00 A.M.Morning Prayer
11:30 A.M.Blessing of Palms,
Procession & Eucharist
3:00 P.M.Midday Prayer
5:30 P.M.Vesters
8:00 P.M.Compline
HOLY THURSDAY, April 13
6:00 A.M.Morning Prayer
2:00 P.M.Midday Prayer
6:45 P.M.Liturgy of the Lord's Supper
No Compline
GOOD FRIDAY, April 14
6:00 A.M.Morning Prayer
2:00 P.M.Midday Prayer
4:45 P.M.Good Friday Liturgy
8:00 P.M.Compline
HOLY SATURDAY, April 15
6:00 A.M.Morning Prayer
2:00 P.M.Midday Prayer
5:30 P.M.Good Friday Liturgy
No Compline
EASTER SUNDAY, April 16
6:00 A.M.Easter Vigil & Eucharist
No Midday Prayer
5:30 P.M.Vespers
8:00 P.M.Compline
EASTER MONDAY, April 17
7:00 A.M.Vigils
2:30 P.M.Midday Prayer
5:15 P.M.Vespers & Eucharist
8:00 P.M.Compline

PENTECOST SUNDAY
June 4, 2017 — 11:30 A.M. Eucharist


SAINT BENEDICT'S FEAST DAY
Sunday, July 9, 2017 — 11:30 A.M. Eucharist
followed by picnics and folk dancing

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