News Archive

Sister Ruth's Golden Jubilee of Profession - 17th March 2022

Clothing of Novice Sister Julian - 7th March 2022

The Abbey Bell - 4th May 2021

The Blessing and Installation of Sister Anne Clarke OSB as Abbess - 4th November 2020

The Blessing and Installation of Sister Anne Clarke OSB as Abbess of St. Mary's Abbey (Malling Abbey) was celebrated on the 4th November 2020 in the context of the Eucharist. The service was hastily brought forward from 7th November when the second lock-down was announced.

The Malling Abbey Abbatial Election - 9th September 2020

On completion of her 12 year term of office, Mother Abbess Mary David Best OSB resigned on 7th September 2020.

On 9th of September the Community elected Sister Anne Clarke OSB as their next Abbess. God willing her Installation and Blessing will be on 7th November 2020.

Bellway Public Inquiry - Outcome - 3rd October 2019

We are delighted with the outcome of the public inquiry into the proposed development at Lavenders Road and Swan Street. We are grateful and humbled by the amount of support we have received during this process. We would particularly like to thank Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, the local Parish Councils and the Protect West Malling group for their hard work in securing this outcome. We and our guests are now looking forward to continuing our life at the Abbey in the God-centred quiet and peace.