Downside Scholar Monks Lecture
Friday 27th October 2017
9.30am - 4.00pm
Downside Abbey Visitor Centre
The final event in our 2017 series of Downside Lectures focuses on some of the foremost Downside Scholar Monks since the arrival of the community of St Gregory in Somerset in 1814.
Steven Parsons, Outreach Officer at Downside Abbey will examine Dom Ethelbert Horne.
Rev Dr Stephen Morgan will give a paper on Abbot Christopher Butler.
Alice Morrey, MA student at Bristol University looks at the work of Abbot Edmund Ford.
Tickets include lunch and a tour of the Monastery Archives and Library.
8.30am Mass (Optional)
9.50 Introduction and Welcome
10.00 Steve Parsons – Dom Ethelbert Horne
11.15 Dr Stephen Morgan – Abbot Christopher Butler
12.25 Midday Office (Optional)
1.30 Alice Morrey – Abbot Edmund Ford
2.30 Tour of Monastery Library