No 13 Winter 2015

Time for Silence

The night was certainly quiet when the shepherds were awoken by the Angels’ song. There was probably not much talk as the Magi drew near to Bethlehem, joyfully looking at the star which guided them on the way. All was even quieter in the crib, regardless of the number of people present. Of Jesus, the new-born child, nobody spoke. It was enough to look at Him, to be with Him, and to experience the utter simplicity of His presence.

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Welcome to the Abbey of Our Lady of Quarr, a monastery on the Isle of Wight, just off the south coast of England. It is home to a small group of Benedictine monks who strive to dedicate their lives to the glory of God, and whose day is characterised by prayer, work and community life.

Quarr Abbey is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Visitors are welcome to attend worship in the Abbey Church. You can visit our gardens, take refreshment in our Tea Shop and find out about the monastery in our Visitor Centre. The Farm Shop offers home grown produce and the Monastery Shop religious articles, books and souvenirs. There is a new exhibition of the work of local artists every week in the gallery.

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