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Ash Wednesday Retreat Beginning Our Lenten Journey: The Great Forty Days

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli

Ash Wednesday Retreat Beginning Our Lenten Journey: The Great Forty Days Presenter: Father Nicholas Terico, O. Praem. Date: February 26, 2020 Offering: $ 35 person Please register by February 21, 2020 Lent is not really a time for private, pious practices and resolutions to make us better people. All too easily this can lead to isolation and even self-absorption, quite the opposite of what is intended by these “great forty days”. Rather, Lent is about a call to become completely new, changed and transformed through the power of God’s grace. Through the conferences, liturgies and times of significant silent reflection on this [...]

$35.00

Mass for Health & Healing

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli

On the first Thursday of each month, we conduct Mass which includes the sacrament of anointing for all who might benefit from God’s healing grace whether it be emotional, spiritual or physical distress. God wants to heal us and will heal through the powerful gift given to us by the Holy Spirit. This is one of God’s gifts to His Church. During a healing mass and service, we must remain open to the Holy Spirit and invite Him into our hearts in order for healing to take place. All that’s required on our part is to have expectant faith. “Bless the [...]

Free – $10.00

Hiking to Heal with Heather Makowicz

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli

Hiking to Heal with Heather Makowicz  “I will give you a new heart" (Ezekiel 36:26)  Time: 9 am - 11:30 am Date: Friday, March 13, 2020 Offering: $30 Come join us as at the Abbey, as we take some time out of our busy schedules to relax, unwind, and enjoy nature with the God who created us. This will be a time of both fellowship and prayer in a casual, "come as you are", welcoming environment. After a scripture-led reflection, and testimony, you will be invited into a time of extended silence (to walk, hike, or just relax and sit) with your [...]

Mass for Health & Healing

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli

On the first Thursday of each month, we conduct Mass which includes the sacrament of anointing for all who might benefit from God’s healing grace whether it be emotional, spiritual or physical distress. God wants to heal us and will heal through the powerful gift given to us by the Holy Spirit. This is one of God’s gifts to His Church. During a healing mass and service, we must remain open to the Holy Spirit and invite Him into our hearts in order for healing to take place. All that’s required on our part is to have expectant faith. “Bless the [...]

Free – $10.00

Book Discussion with Anita Friday

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli

Book Discussion with Anita Friday Four Monday Mornings @ 10 am     Dates: April 6 + 13 + 20 + 27 Offering: $ 40 Anita Friday is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown Law School. She has served as a member of the Anti-Racism Commission of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania as well as a presenter at many Main Line churches, promoting racial harmony. Excerpted from the NATIONAL BOOK REVIEW: This is the story of Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who identifies as black, as told by Ijeoma Oluo. It gives both white people and people of color a language [...]

The Three Holiest Days Of The Year, The Triduum, Beginning With Evening Eucharist On Holy Thursday

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli

The Three Holiest Days Of The Year, The Triduum, Beginning With Evening Eucharist On Holy Thursday You are welcome to come pray with us for the liturgies each day. To complement our worship on Good  Friday and Holy Saturday, we also invite you to join us for two-morning conferences led by  Father Andrew D. Ciferni, O. Praem. THE PSALMS OF THE TRIDUUM The voices that pray the psalms in Holy Week, as on every day of the year, are many.  Christ's voice on the Cross, the Church's Lament,    our individual voices in need and in hope. In reflection and prayer, we will deepen [...]

Get Tickets $10.00 – $280.00

A Weekend at the Abbey

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli

Choosing to Love the World: Thomas Merton & Mary Oliver as Mentors for Entering the School of Our Lives Presenter: Jonathan Montaldo Dates: May 1 - 3, 2020 (Friday dinner thru Sunday am) Offering: $250 ($150 commuters with meals) Description: We will learn a Merton way of praying by making an index of our life’s autobiographies. We will reflect on Merton’s question: “Who can tell how much we owe to those who have loved us?” Mary Oliver’s poetry instigates in us a way of praying with our bodies at attention to perceiving God’s presence in all things. Our work, she says, [...]

Get Tickets $150.00 – $250.00

Phyllis Martin Day for Peace & Justice

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli

Phyllis Martin Day for Peace & Justice Sunday: May 3, 2020, at 1:00 pm Presenter: Abbot Domenic Rossi (with representatives from the on-going story of the Abbey-Bethesda connection, as well as from Isaiah 58) Offering: $15 for program ($25 if coming to brunch) Participants are welcome to come to 10:30 am Sunday Mass & then stay for brunch right after. Phyllis Martin was a part of the Abbey worshipping community for forty years. An extraordinary person, with faith-filled courage and a special love for the poor and marginalized, she was one of the founders of Bethesda Project. Phyllis passed over into eternal life in [...]

Get Tickets $15.00 – $25.00

A Closer Look At Mary, The Mother Of The Lord

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli

A Closer Look At Mary, The Mother Of The Lord  Join Us For Two Wednesdays In May    Presenter: Father Joseph Serano, O. Praem. Dates: May 6 and 13, 2020 Times: 10:15 am “or” 6:30 pm Offering: $30 ($60 if coming to dinner)  (with optional dinner at 5:40 pm) A classical definition of theology is “faith seeking understanding”. So too with a theology of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Thus, on two Wednesdays — either mornings or evenings — Father Joseph Serano will share some suggestions on why Catholics (and many Protestants) not only have devotion to Mary as the Mother of [...]