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“What’s On Your Mind?” An Open Forum

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli, PA

“What’s On Your Mind?” An Open Forum Featuring Abbot Domenic Rossi, O. Praem, Rev. Joseph Serano, O. Praem., Rev. Andrew Ciferni, O. Praem, & Andrew Del Rossi, Th.D.Sunday, September 26, 12:30pmBrunch: $15/ Free Will Offering for ProgramIn this rapidly evolving era, the vast amount of change in the world catalyzes questions about faith.  This open forum-style event encourages and welcomes guests to ask any questions or voice comments they might have about the Church in the world.  The panel will feature Norbertines and other members of the Abbey community. Guests are welcome to join us for Mass at 10:30 am, followed [...]

Free – $15.00

Daylesford Abbey’s 48th Art Show

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli, PA

Daylesford Abbey Invites you to attend the Opening of The 48th Art Show Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 - 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM; Saturday, Oct. 2 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sunday, Oct. 3 - Noon - 5:00 PM Virtual Items Available 9/17 - 9/30 at Art Show Portal This year's artists and websites: Aceto,   Kathleen Askey-Adams,   Sandy Barker, Al McGarvey, Carol Morse, Sharon Brogan, Andrea Coats, Liz DiPietro, Melissa Eilertsen, Herb Greet, Jessica Hughes, Bridget Jackson, Maisha Kent, Suzanne Kirkwood, Marie Linton, David Lockard, MaryAnn Logue, Kathleen Mamaladge, Matiko McGinnis, [...]

Exploring Catholic Social Teaching

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli, PA

Exploring Catholic Social TeachingFeaturing Rev. Joseph Serano, O. Praem. with Abbot Domenic Rossi, O. Praem. & Andrew Del Rossi, Th.D.Tuesdays, October 5-26, 6:30-8:00pmSuggested Offering: $40 for four sessionsCatholic Social Teaching is a rich treasure of wisdom about building a just society and living lives of holiness amidst the challenges of modern society.  In this program, Fr. Joe Serano, along with Abbot Domenic Rossi and Andrew Del Rossi will explore the different themes of Catholic Social Teaching and its relevance within the world today.


Icons at the Abbey

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli, PA

Icons at the AbbeyFeaturing Peter Pearson with Rev. Andrew Ciferni, O. Praem.Presentation: Monday, November 1, 6:30pmExhibit: November 1 through November 14Free Will OfferingAn exhibit featuring icons from nationally-known iconographer Peter Pearson and his iconography students.  Peter will offer a presentation on the opening night in collaboration with Rev. Andrew Ciferni.


Women’s Sacred Music Project 25th Anniversary Gala Concert

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli, PA

Free Will Offering The Women's Sacred Music Project presents its 25th Anniversary Gala Concert featuring the world premiere of Lydia's Giving Text by Susan AllenDedicated to the Founding President Lisa Neufeld Thomas Featuring Cynthia Folio, Composer, Temple University &Kun-Yang Lin, Choreographer, Temple University Also featuring commissioned works byAnne Neikirk, Norfolk State University: "The Soul's Beauty" (St. Augustine of Hippo)"O Leafy Branch" (St. Hildegard of Bingen) And a new commission by Audrey Wu, Guildhall School of Music and Drama: "The Earth Melts" (Psalm 46:6)2021 YWCC Commission Winner WSMP-Poster_8-19_CDownload

Afternoon of Rock-ollection: Music by Elton John

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli, PA

Afternoon of Rock-ollection: Music by Elton John Featuring Rev. John Zagarella, O. Praem.Saturday, November 13, 12:00pm-5pmCost: $20 (includes lunch) RSVP before: 11/5/2021Rock the Word 153 is now LIVE!  In this afternoon of “rock-ollection,” Fr. John Zagarella will lead reflections on rock and pop tunes of Elton John that stir the spirit and move the body.  The afternoon begins with noon prayer for those who can attend, followed by lunch, and then the program with opportunities for prayer, reflection, and sharing.


Founders’ Day: A Vision for the Future of Daylesford Abbey

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli, PA

Founders' Day: A Vision for the Future of Daylesford AbbeyAbbot Domenic Rossi, Prior John Zagarella, and Tom Christopher, Director of the Norbertine Associates, sit down for a conversation discussing their vision for the future of Daylesford Abbey.Sunday, November 14, 12:30pmPlease register for brunch -- $15 Suggested Donation

Free – $15.00

53rd Annual Daylesford Abbey Dinner Dance Gala & Virtual Auction

Aronimink Golf Club 3600 St. Davids Road, Newtown Square

Our 53rd annual Dinner Dance and Auction is back as an in-person event this year as a special gala to celebrate the 900th anniversary of the founding of the Norbertine Order. Our theme is: “One with God. Together with the People.” Please join us in giving thanks for the many blessings God has given to us. To view the official invitation card, please CLICK HERE. You may use the form below to purchase a ticket on our website. The auction portion of our event remains online, as it was in 2020. Our auction items will be viewable beginning on November 6 [...]

$150.00 – $1,500.00

Rachel’s Vineyard Catholic Retreat

Daylesford Abbey 220 South Valley Road, Paoli, PA

A Rachel’s Vineyard Catholic Retreat will be held the weekend of December 4-6, 2021. This retreat is for anyone who has struggled with the pain of abortion. Whether you are post-abortive or associated with someone who is (parent, spouse, friend), there is nothing to fear and so much to gain. For more info about this beautiful and liberating opportunity, contact Nan Freeman at 302-463-7711 (call or text) or, or visit


“The Devil Made Me Do It”: Evil, Sin, and Conscience

“The Devil Made Me Do It”: Evil, Sin, and Conscience Rev. Joseph Serano, O. Praem. Thursdays, February 10, 17, 24 @ 6:30pm-8:00pm Free Will Offering (although we ask $15 per evening if you wish to join us for dinner at 5:40) On three Thursday evenings in February, Father Joseph Serano will explore three topics: what traditionally is called the "the problem of evil” (how can you believe in the goodness of God in the midst of all the evils in the world?), the complexity of sin (its layers and dimensions) and the force of conscience (our moral compass as we seek [...]