The Abbey has a rich history filled with generous hospitality, deep personal & spiritual journey, awareness & preservation of the native environment.

 

The Abbey Program offers individuals and groups the opportunity to be involved.

The Program includes a range of creative events, retreats, workshops, conservation activities and pilgrimages. The 2018 Winter Program has just been announced.

Feel free to sign up to be notified by email of new events.

We look forward to welcoming you at The Abbey.

SEPTEMBER

Plantings

Come and enjoy some time at The Abbey, and help with the 2018 Planting. There are jobs for the very fit, the fit and those who need to take it a little slower. Come early or come late, for as long as you as you like. BYO lunch, Tea and coffee provided.

Sunday 23/9/18
2pm to 4pm

Monday 24/9/18
11am to 3pm

Tuesday 25/9/18
11am to 3pm

For further information and bookings call 03 5156 6580 or info@theabbey.org.au

OCTOBER

Plantings

Each year we plant around 1000 new plants to conserve and maintain the remnant threatened native bushland around The Abbey and through The Abbey grounds. Young and old, families or single, we welcome your participation.

Tuesday 2/10/18
11am to 3pm

Wednesday 3/10/18
11am to 3pm

Thursday 4/10/18
11am to 3pm

For further information and bookings call 03 5156 6580 or info@theabbey.org.au

MU Family Respite

A holiday at The Abbey, guests of Mother’s Union, For families in need of respite. Interested? or do you know of a family who would appreciate some time out?

Monday 1/10/18 to Thursday 4/10/18

For further information and bookings call Thelma Langshaw 0428 458 367.

With St Francis & St Clare The Abbey Dispersed Community Gathering

Meet for a light lunch, share conversation, explore our topic for the day, pray – for The Abbey and other important matters – and share Eucharist together. Archdeacon Philip Muston will be our presenter and conversation host for the day.

Saturday 6/10/18
12 noon to 4pm

Cost per person $20 Lunch, Morning Tea & Afternoon Tea  incl.

For further information and bookings call 03 5156 6580 or info@theabbey.org.au

Blessing of the Animals

On the oval at The Abbey… a service to bless the animals and pets. All animals, all people, ALL WELCOME.

Sunday 7/10/18
2pm

NOVEMBER

With St Francis & St Clare The Abbey Dispersed Community Gathering

Meet for a light lunch, share conversation, explore our topic for the day, pray – for The Abbey and other important matters – and share Eucharist together. Sue Fordham will be our presenter and conversation host for the day.

Saturday 24/11/18
12 noon to 4pm

Cost per person $20 Lunch, Morning Tea & Afternoon Tea  incl.

For further information and bookings call 03 5156 6580 or info@theabbey.org.au

DECEMBER

Advent Conversation

A major ecumenical initiative co-hosted by the Anglican and Catholic Bishops in Gippsland, the Advent Conversation will present a study of Luke, led by Dorothy Lee, Frank Woods Research Professor in New Testament at Trinity College and Frank Moloney, Senior Professorial Fellow at the Catholic Theological College.

Thursday 6/12/18
10.30am to 3.30pm

Lunch provided. Please RSVP by 3 December 2018.

For further information and bookings call 03 5156 6580 or info@theabbey.org.au