No 22 Winter 2018

Christmas: Peace in Troubled Times

Everybody agrees: ours are troubled times. You may take climate or politics, societies or churches, families, couples or individuals: all are obviously suffering turbulence. Hence emerges a confused, but strong aspiration for something, or someone, who can “fix” all this. Sciences and technologies, regulations and laws do not seem to have this capacity. Good will and common sense, too, have serious limitations. The crisis is ethical – it is about how one should behave; and, at the end of the day, it touches our human identity – it is about knowing who we are. What makes things worse, moral authorities are discredited by scandals, corruption, and divisions, whilst philosophers do not feel up to pronouncing that there is anything like the truth.

No 27 Summer 2020

Human, Safe and Caring “Stay Safe!” We hear this phrase quite a lot these days. Spontaneously, it seems, we fight the ‘malediction’ of the pandemic

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No 26 Spring 2020

Mary’s Dowry By re-dedicating England to Mary on the 29th of March 2020 and inviting all parishes and faithful to consecrate themselves to Mary anew,

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No 25 Winter 2019

God Made Flesh It is becoming ever easier to appreciate the newness of Christianity. We no longer live in times when references to the Christian

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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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