Please pray for the eternal happiness of

The Reverend Dom Aidan Gilman

Monk of Ampleforth Abbey

who died on 15th December 2018

in the 92nd year of his age,

the 71st of his monastic life,

and the 61st of priesthood.

May he rest in peace.

Funeral arrangements

Wednesday 19 December

18.00              Reception of Fr Aidan’s body into the Abbey Church followed by Vespers for the Dead

20.15              The Dirge (Vigil for the Dead) in the Abbey Church

Thursday 20 December

07.30               Lauds for the Dead in St Laurence’s Chapel at Bolton House

08.45               Little Hour in St Laurence’s Chapel at Bolton House

11.30               Solemn Sung Funeral Mass in the Abbey Church followed by burial in Monks’ Wood

Suscipe me Domine, secundum eloquium tuum et vivam,

Et non confundas me ab expectatione mea.

Uphold me, Lord, according to your promise and I shall live,

and let my hopes not be in vain

(The Suscipe is sung when a monk makes his Solemn Profession and at his funeral.)

Fr Aidan requested that funeral attendees wear bright colours, rather than black.