Community of All Hallows
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Community of All Hallows
Conventual buildings of the Community of All Hallows at Ditchingham

The Community of All Hallows (CAH) is an Anglican religious order based in Ditchingham, near Bungay, Suffolk, under the jurisdiction of the Church of England. The religious Sisters lead an active life of prayer and service, providing hospitality and spiritual direction in two retreat houses. One retreat house is situated in the Convent grounds at Ditchingham and the other house is in Norwich, adjacent to the Shrine of Julian of Norwich.[1]

Foundation

The Community was founded by Lavinia Crosse in 1855. Lavinia was the daughter of the famous surgeon, John Green Crosse.

Closure

The Community announced the intention for the Ditchingham Community to close in 2018.[2]

References

  1. ^ The Community of All Hallows website: 'A Little History of the Convent'.
  2. ^ 'All Hallows: Ditchingham convent to close after 150 years', BBC News (Norfolk region), 25 February 2018.
  • Anglican Religious Communities Yearbook: 2004-2005. Norwich: Canterbury Press, 2003.

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