The tranquil Weston Priory, a former farmhouse, is now home to 12 Benedictine brothers from around the world. Gift shop stocked with CDs, wool, and pottery produced by the Benedictine monks. The monks have restored the once-abandoned farm site with a pond, fruit trees, and lush vegetable gardens.–Yankee Magazine, May/June 2012A tiny community of Benedictine monks lives and works at this bucolic spot where Sunday services, open to all, are enriched by their ethereally beautiful choral singing. (Tapes are for sale, as are priory-made foodstuffs.)
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