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Schedules of Prayer at the Priory

Brothers' Retreat Days | Special Days of Celebration
Christmas 2019 | 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.

2019

  • December 10, 11 & 12 inclusive

2020

  • January 19 to February 26
    (beginning after the 11:30 A.M. Sunday Eucharist on January 19, resuming the regular schedule with the 5:15 P.M. Ash Wednesday Eucharist on February 26)
  • March 24, 25 & 26 inclusive
  • April 21, 22 & 23 inclusive
  • May 19, 20 & 21 inclusive
  • June 7 to 21
    (beginning after the 11:30 A.M. Sunday Eucharist on June 7, resuming the regular schedule with the 11:30 A.M. Sunday Eucharist on June 21)

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Special Days of Celebration at Weston Priory


THE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS 2019

CHRISTMAS EVE
Tuesday, December 24
  6:00 A.M.   Vigils
1:30 A.M.   Midday Prayer
5:30 P.M.   Christmas 1st Vespers
8:00 P.M.   Compline

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

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

NEW YEAR'S EVE
Tuesday, December 31

Usual Tuesday schedule

NEW YEAR'S DAY
Wednesday, January 1, 2019

Usual Wednesday schedule


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HOLY WEEK 2020

PALM SUNDAY, April 5
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 9
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 10
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 11
6:00 A.M.Morning Prayer
2:00 P.M.Midday Prayer
5:30 P.M.Vespers
No Compline
EASTER SUNDAY, April 12
6:00 A.M.Easter Vigil & Eucharist
No Midday Prayer
5:30 P.M.Vespers
8:00 P.M.Compline
EASTER MONDAY, April 13
7:00 A.M.Vigils
2:30 P.M.Midday Prayer
5:15 P.M.Vespers & Eucharist
8:00 P.M.Compline

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PENTECOST SUNDAY

May 31, 2020 - 11:30 A.M. Eucharist


SAINT BENEDICT'S FEAST DAY

Sunday, July 12: 11:30 AM Eucharist
Followed by picnics and folk dancing



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