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The Benedictine order in the UK

Worth Abbey – The original home of the Lay Community of St. Benedict. Worth Abbey is a Benedictine Monastery  located in West Sussex.

The English Benedictine Congregation This website provides information about Benedictine communities throughout the UK and details of the Benedictine way of life.

Read  The Rule of St Benedict  .


Prayer and Lectio Divina

Lectio Divina page with link to LCSB Lectio Divina website

Daily Divine Office from

Daily Gospel Reading from

Daily Readings and Meditations from

Other sites of interest.

Some members of the Lay Community of St. Benedict are also involved in other independent projects, which may be of interest:

5th Gospel Retreats – Organised retreats to the Holy Land. These are Benedictine retreats where the mission is underpinned by Benedictine formation and a life of prayer, hospitality and lectio divina.

Wellspring Community, Brighton – The Wellspring is a Catholic community seeking to live the Gospel of Christ, with the Rule of St. Benedict as its guide. Through a community life of prayer and service, the Wellspring Community witnesses to the Kingdom of God.

Colour and Shape  –  Resources to help family, school or church celebrate the liturgical seasons.  Developed and run by LCSB member Eleanor Oliver.


Mass of St Scholastica



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