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The earliest followers of Jesus were marked by their love for one another. Their love was total, it was selfless and without compromise. You could spot a Christian by their love. It was often said, in referring to the earliest Christians, “See how they love one another.”

As a community of believers in Ealing this is how we want to be seen. We want to be known for our love. Why? Because through seeing our love for one another; our love for our neighbour, for strangers, even for those who would seek to hurt us, we hope that people will see the very real love of God. 

We pray they would also see that God loved us first. All of us, and He calls us to an intimate, personal, life changing relationship with him. Come encounter the God who loves you.

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As a Catholic community we gather on Sundays to worship God and receive our spiritual nourishment. For so great is Jesus’ love for us that he could not leave us orphans without food. Jesus provides for our spiritual life by feeding us with his very Body and Blood, as he said he would. “This is the bread which comes down from heaven, that a man may eat of it and not die. I am the living bread which came down from heaven; if any one eats of this bread, he will live for ever; and the bread which I shall give for the life of the world is my flesh.” John 6: 50-52
 
The multitude who heard Jesus proclaim this realised he meant it. It divided them; some believed, others walked away. From the beginning of the Church, Christians have gathered on a Sunday to celebrate the fact that God feeds his children in Holy Communion. This has been believed throughout the centuries because they have all believed that Jesus was God, that his words are true and Holy Communion is really Jesus’ Body and Blood for our nourishment. If this is true, why would we want to stay away from his offer of his own self, for even a week?

The Parish Team

Fr Ambrose McCambridge OSB

Parish Priest

Fr Timothy Gorham OSB

Parish Father

Deacon Gordon Nunn

Parish Deacon

Krysia Carr

Parish Pastoral Coordinator

Maggi Curtin

Parish secretary

Deacon Ian Edwards

Parish Deacon

Deacon Alex
Burke

Parish Deacon

Daniel Ferguson

Catechetical Coordinator

Jim Welsh

Safeguarding Representative

Suzanne Nunn

Safeguarding Representative

Makalita Kautoke

Safeguarding representative

Abbot Dominic
Taylor OSB

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who to contact

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If you would like to arrange a Mass to be said for a loved one, please contact the Monastery Office on 020 8194 2300.

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Guest House bookings are made through the Monastery Office on 020 8194 2300 or email: ealingmonk@ealingabbey.org.uk. You can find more information on the Guest House here.

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Our facilities are available to hire on a short term or fixed term basis. For more information on our facilities, please contact the Parish Office (details below).

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For inquiries about the Sacrament of Baptism, please contact the Parish Office on 020 8194 2301 or by email parishoffice@ealingabbey.org.uk. For more information on the Sacrament of Baptism, click here.

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Here in the Parish of St Benedict’s we offer a Marriage Preparation programme. If you are interested in this, please see more details here. You can contact the Parish Office on 020 8194 2301 or email parishoffice@ealingabbey.org.uk.

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What a gift we have as Catholics in the Sacrament of the Eucharist. If you have a child that you would like preparing for their First Holy Communion, please find more information here. If you are an adult and you would like to prepare to receive your First Holy Communion then click here

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The Sacrament of Confirmation is strengthening to defend and spread Christ and His Church to the world. If you’re a teenager and would like to prepare for this wonderful Sacrament then click here for more information. If you are an adult and would like to prepare for Confirmation, please click here.

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The Parish provides a large Pastoral provision in the form of many different kinds of support. If you would like to know more about Pastoral Care please click here. If you would like to contact us to find out more please phone the Parish Office and ask for Krysia on 020 8194 2301 or email krysia@ealingabbey.org.uk.

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We have a team dedicated to the upkeep and maintenance of the Monastery site. If you need to contact the Estate Manager you can do so by emailing radek@ealingabbey.org.uk.

Parish Office Address:
Parish Office
2 marchwood Crescent
ealing
london
w5 2dz
020 8194 2301
parishoffice@ealingabbey.org.uk
Parish Office
Opening Times:
phone & Email only
*Closed 10:30am-12pm
Mondays for Team meeting
Monastery Office Address:
Monastery Office
Charlbury Grove
Ealing
London
w5 2dy
020 8194 2300
ealingmonk@ealingabbey.org.uk

Monastery Office
Opening Times:

The world is constantly moving, whirling, spinning, onto the next thing. Jesus stands still. He is the still point in a turning world and He calls us here.
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Reduced Church opening Times:

Monday - Friday
9am-12:30pm & 5:45pm-7pm

Saturday
10:30am-12:30pm & 5:45pm-7pm

Sunday
10am-12:30pm & 6:40pm-7:45pm
"When you approach the tabernacle remember that He has been awaiting you for twenty centuries."
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