beautiful place and walk , monkd very freindly and its amazing up there. I ive right by it and its so peaceful even if you are having a rough day and want peace
Taking a leisurely ride down HWY 7 from Hope towards Vancouver, I was intrigued by the Mission that I could see high up above the highway! So, I stopped in at the Visitor's Centre for information, grabbed a map from the friendly guide, and proceeded to head for a 7 min. ride off my pathway. WOW! The grounds included the... More
A quiet place of contemplation. To hear the Gregorian chant at mass sung there is wonderful even if you are not Catholic. The acoustics add to the specialness of the place
Westminster Abbey is a community of Benedictine monks in my town of Mission, established in 1939 from the Abbey of Mount Angel, Oregon. The Abbey is home to the Seminary of Christ the King and is a member of the Swiss American Congregation within the Benedictine Confederation. A visit here cane be very spiritual and beautiful. The inside of the... More
The Abbey is not one of the old and beautiful places you would see in Europe but it is still worth a visit. Wonderful stained glass windows and a Mass )10:00 am on Sundays) that is sung. A different experience but well worthwhile going. There is also a lovely walk to a lookout point where you can see the Fraser... More
It's a place that my daughter loved as she was growing up in Mission. She now lives in Central America and whenever she makes a visit home it's one of the first places she wants to see. The view is breathtaking and very peaceful.
It is a quiet area, walking trails lead to a great overview of the Fraser River, Matsqui, and north-east toward Chilliwack, with mountains in the background. The Abbey itself is spectacular - brilliant stained glass in abstract seasonal colors. The art work is superb. Religious services and evensong are held daily, and visitors are welcome - it is packed on... More
Perched high on the bluff about Mission City, Westminster Abbey boasts an architecturally unusual church, a soccer field, sports court, and winding paths surrounded by mature rhododenrons, azaleas, and other beautiful trees. The forest path ultimately leads to a breathtaking view of the East Fraser Valley.
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