Services in the Abbey Church

Visitors are welcome to attend the services in the Abbey Church, where they will be directed to seating in the monastic choir by one of the monks.

Visiting priests are asked to show a valid celebret before being allowed to concelebrate Mass in accordance with canon 903 of the Code of Canon Law.

Services in Bolton House Chapel

Currently, services in the Bolton House Chapel are not normally open to visitors and guests. The monks are living in Bolton House temporarily during the monastery refurbishment. All services from Bolton House will be streamed to the choir in the Abbey Church, though we ask for your patience while we try to ensure that this service is running smoothly, and we sincerely apologise for any problems you may have in accessing the service.

To live stream our services please click here. 

We thank you for your patience while we try to ensure that this service is running smoothly, and we sincerely apologise for any problems you may have in accessing the service.

Abbey Church

 

 

When and where the services are celebrated

Services in bold italics are celebrated in the Abbey Church. Currently, the other services take place in the chapel of Bolton House.

  Monday – Friday Saturday Sunday
Matins 6.00am 6.00am 6.45am
Lauds 7.30am 7.30am 8.00am
Little Hour 8.45am 8.45am 1.00pm*
Conventual Mass 12.45pm* 12.45pm*
 
10.00am*
Vespers 6.00pm (6.30pm on some Tuesdays) 6.00pm* 6.20pm*
Compline 8.15pm On most Fridays in term time Compline is replaced by Schola Mass at 8.00pm in the Abbey Church.  8.15pm 8.15pm

*Services in the Abbey Church with the Monastic Community.  For more information please contact us on 01439 766000.