King Henry V, the hero of the battle of Agincourt, founded Syon Abbey in 1415.
The famous Abbey was built on the banks of the Thames and was the home of the Bridgettine Sisters
of the Order of the Most Holy Saviour, established by Saint Bridget of Sweden in 1378.
They are the only English religious community to have survived the Reformation and have
faithfully continued to sing and recite their unique daily prayers to this day, namely the
DAILY OFFICE OF OUR LADY.
Video Message from Sister Anne Smyth, O.Ss.S.
Abbess of Syon, 1976 - 2011
Click on image to PLAY. Please make sure your sound is turned on and up...
Once only heard in Latin within the Sisters' private church or chapel this unique Daily Office,
in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary, has just been published in English for the very first time.
Its use is approved for personal, private prayer and it contains 100 pages of plainchant music
as well as historical notes, illustrations and instructions for everyday use.
The beautiful, gilt-edged, hardback, 600th anniversary edition of 560 pages has four ribbons
for easier place-marking. It makes a most unusual and unique gift for prayerful Christians of any tradition.
Deluxe, gilt-edged, 600th anniversary limited edition: ISBN 978-0-9930346-1-9 RRP £45 ($70 or 63 Euros)
Popular edition: ISBN 978-0-9930346-0-2 RRP now reduced to £29.95p
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