Northumbria Community in France
Northumbria Community in France

L' Abri à Savigny

Exploring New Monasticism

l'exploration d'un

nouveau monachisme

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Rhythm of the Day


10:00     Morning Office

10:30     Work/retreat    


12:30     Midday Office and


13:30     Reflection and Prayer

14:30     Work/Recreation/

              Retreat programme

18:00     Evening Office

20:00     Recreation/reading


21:30     Compline

22:00     House quiet


Rythme des liturgies


10:00    Prières du matin

10:30    Travail/programme

             de retraite   

12:30    Prières du midi et


13:30    Réflexion et Prière

14:30    Programme de 


             Programme de la


18:00    Prières du soir

20:00    Récréation/lecture


21:30    Complies

22:00    Silence dans la









Prayer Requests


  • Thinking and vision – sensing next steps and remaining faithful in prayer and contemplation.
  • Spiritual – guidance on outreach and international links.
  • Relational – developing relationships with the Northumbria Community as well as the French and wider European context


  • Personal – blessing the people who are connected with L’Abri à Savigny in every way.

  • if you have prayer requests to share with us, please tell us via the 'contact us' so that we can pray for you.

Statue of St Aidan of Lindisfarne with the torch of the Gospel




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