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Worth Society Events

Here you can find a list of forthcoming events being organised by Worth Society or the Worth Community, as well as sporting fixtures and annual reunion gatherings.

 

Weekly Events:

Sunday Mass: Every Sunday at 9.30am during term time in the Abbey Church at Worth School
Worthians are most welcome to join the School for Mass which takes place every Sunday during Term time at 9.30am in the beautifully refurbished Abbey Church.

Worthians Rugby: Every Wednesday evening
Every Wednesday evening – Worthians RFC plays Touch rugby in Fulham: 7pm Hurlingham Park.  Meet in the middle of the 400m track.  Visit www.wobsrugby.com to find out more.

 

Forthcoming Events:

 

Diamond & Jubilee Masses for Fr Charles Hallinan and Fr Richard Wilson, Saturday 9th August at 11:30am in the Abbey Church.

Worthians are warmly welcome to come along to celebrate with Fr Charles and Fr Richard who are marking their respective 60th and 50th years in the priesthood with this special mass in the Abbey Church.

 

Young Adult’s Summer Retreat at Worth Abbey, 27th – 31st August 2014.

Prayer – Talks – Space – Friendship – Summer Fun.  With input from Fr Christopher Jamison, other monks of Worth Abbey, and members of The Wellspring Community.  Four days for young adults (18-35) exploring prayer and spiritual life, being formed as disciples of Christ through the Benedictine tradition, and reflecting on the call to the New Evangelization.  The retreat will be structured around participation in the monastic rhythm of prayer, daily Mass, and space for reflection in the beautiful surroundings of Worth Abbey.  For more info or to book contact TOC@worthabbey.net or call 01342 710318.

 

The Worthian Afternoon of Sport – Hockey, Netball & Tennis – will take place at Worth School on Saturday 6th September 2014 against School Teams.

Meet at the Astro-Turf at 1:15pm.  Hockey & Tennis commence at 1:30pm and Netball at 2:45pm.  Followed by Match Tea in the Austin Oval Pavilion.  If you would like to play please contact Mary Lou at worthsociety@worth.org.uk  Spectators are also very welcome!

 

The 10 Year Reunion for the Class of 1999-2004 Leavers is being planned for Saturday 20th September 2014. 

Fred Bradley and Elliot Webber are co-ordinating this event, further details of which to follow.

 

The 30 Year Reunion for the Class of 1979-1984 Leavers will be held on Saturday 20th September 2014 at Soho House’s Dining Room 19/21, 21 Old Compton Street W1D 5JJ, London W1. Tel: 020 7734 5188.  http://www.sohohouselondon.com/private-hire-1/dining-room-19-slash-21

Angus Hamilton, Edward Hooper & Luan de Burgh have kindly agreed to co-ordinate this event which will commence with a Cocktail Reception at 6:30pm followed by dinner at 8pm at a total cost of £80 per head.  Email Mary Lou at worth society@worth.org.uk for further details of how to book.

 

The 20 Year Reunion for the Class of 1989-1994 Leavers will be held on Saturday 4th October 2014 at Montpeliano Restuarant, 12 Montpelier Street, London SW7 1HG at 1pm.   Francesco de Siena is very kindly co-ordinating this event.  Further details to follow.

 

Worthian Remembrance Mass.  You are warmly invited to join the School in the Abbey to not only remember those killed in conflict but also to remember Worthians who have died.  Thursday 6th November 2014 at 5pm or with the Worth Abbey Parish on Sunday 9th November at 9:30am.

 

Open Cloister: Ongoing Programme

The Open Cloister retreat centre at Worth Abbey has a full programme of courses and themed retreats for 2014.  Click here to view the 2014 Calendar of retreats.  Worthians are most welcome to attend.

 

For more information on any of the above do please contact Mary Lou Burge, Society Manager at Worth Society at worthsociety@worth.org.uk or Tel: 01342 710241