CSMV News

New Dean of Wells

On Sunday 16th June our Warden, The Revd Canon Toby Wright, was installed as Dean of Wells. Sr Elizabeth Jane, Sr Stella and Sr Lizzie Ruth attended this special Choral Evensong at Wells Cathedral on behalf of the whole Community. It was an extremely joyful and... read more

Farewell for Fr Benji

On Thursday 21st March, Fr Benji Tyler presided at our Eucharist for the last time before his move to his new parish in Chippenham, Wiltshire.  Fr Benji has been the curate at Wantage Parish Church and we have much appreciated his ministry and friendship to us over... read more

Candlemas 3rd February in Pretoria

CSMV Associate Ann O’Mahony sent us this wonderful report and photos from the Candlemas meeting of Associates in South Africa on 3rd February 2024. Candlemas was held in Holy Cross Chapel at Irene Homes. Irene Homes staff laid out the tea things for us at the... read more

Welcoming New Associates

On Saturday 10th February we had great pleasure in welcoming four new Associates, Cecily Dodwell, Joy Rees, Susi Burdell and Theresa Britt. Sister Elizabeth Jane presided for their Admission Ceremony and a number of Associates and some of the Sisters  were present to... read more

Anglican Order of Cistercians

The Anglican Order of Cistercians recently stayed with us for their Spring Chapter.  They are a dispersed, acknowledged Community founded in 2010. We enjoyed celebrating the Eucharist with them and sharing with them over coffee afterwards. read more

Programme of Retreats for 2024

We are delighted to announce a varied programme of Conducted Retreats at St Mary’s Convent in 2024. From Praying with Julian of Norwich to reflecting on the Images of Mary, we hope there will be something to inspire you to join us here at St Mary’s Convent.... read more