Distant Pics of St Michael’s Abbey

Seems that every Saturday when I take Charlie for a walk we stop and look at the sheep, and St Michael's Abbey at Farnborough. Well I say 'we' but I really mean me. Charlie is far too busy rooting round in the undergrowth for something to eat. Met a man who was working on the … Continue reading Distant Pics of St Michael’s Abbey

RIP Fr Wulstan of St Michael’s Abbey

From the blog of St Michael's Abbey, Farnborough. Follow the link to read more. A fascinating obituary! Our oldest monk, Fr Wulstan, died on Saturday. He was 99 years old and more than 79 years a son of St Benedict, almost 70 years a priest. With him dies a great chunk of the history of … Continue reading RIP Fr Wulstan of St Michael’s Abbey

Gang Attack St Michael’s Abbey in Farnborough

Surprisingy Farnborough in Hampshire has it's own Abbey, St Michael's Abbey. Well, not quite it's own but one built by The Empress Eugenie, wife of Napoleon III of France.Unfortunately the Abbey grounds and the monastic community have recently been attacked, as reported in the Farnborough News and Mail.I visited the Abbey last Saturday and asked … Continue reading Gang Attack St Michael’s Abbey in Farnborough