Tag Archives: Ampleforth

  • New Ampleforth Clubhouse Opened and Blessed

    Ampleforth College Golf Club’s new Clubhouse was opened and blessed by the Procurator of Ampleforth Abbey, Fr Wulstan Peterburs. The clubhouse was financed and built by the members of the Club themselves in just six months. The Chairman of the Club, Mr Richard York, praised the community that had built such a splendid clubhouse. He [...]

  • Choirs celebrate 40 years of the Schola Cantorum

    The combined choirs of Ampleforth Abbey joined former members of the choirs and some splendid soloists, two of whom were Old Amplefordians, James Arthur (D98) and Nick Scott (D05), for a moving performance of Mozart’s Requiem in the Abbey Church on Sunday 2nd May. The Concert was held to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the [...]

  • Remembering

    On 2nd November, All Souls Day, parishioners from Our Lady and St Benedict, Ampleforth commemorated their dead with a Mass and with hundreds of candles placed on the graves.

    This is the second year of a venture to commemorate those buried in our churchyard, a venture greeted enthusiastically by Parish and village and which we [...]

  • Death of an Ampleforth Monk

    Fr Gerald Hughes, a monk of Ampleforth Abbey, has died at the age of 80. Fr Gerald died peacefully in his sleep on 31 August 2009 while on holiday with family relations in York.

    He was educated at Ampleforth and in 1947 went to the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst. He was commissioned in the Royal [...]