Upcoming Events

Upcoming Event Calendar

Jul
20
Fri
St. Margaret’s Day 2018 @ St. Marget's chapel
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
St. Margaret's Day 2018 @ St. Marget's chapel

Please join us for our annual celebration of St. Margaret’s Day on July 20th, 2018. Our preacher for Holy Eucharist this year will be the Rev. Dante Tavolaro, a Priest Associate currently serving as Curate at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Greenwich, RI. A reception will follow in the Convent.

The offering collected at St. Margaret’s Day this year will be designated for our ongoing efforts to recruit new Sisters and Associates. We are intensifying our vocations program here in Duxbury and will be offering a series of Explore, Connect, Discover events for those interested in to come, meet us, and see what our lives are like. In addition, we continue our work to make the Society more widely known. As part of this effort, we will have a booth at General Convention in Austin this year which gives us an unparalleled opportunity to meet new people and reconnect with old friends. Our Sisters continue to be present at Parish and Diocesan events throughout the Episcopal Church, offering Quiet Days and Retreats as well as appearing at forums and other events. We appreciate your financial and prayerful support as we work to ensure the Society can continue a vigorous life of mission and service well into the future. If you would like to make a donation in advance, please feel free to use our convenient online donation portal.

Aug
31
Fri
The Gathering @ Society of St. Margaret
Aug 31 – Sep 6 all-day
The Gathering @ Society of St. Margaret | Duxbury | Massachusetts | United States

The Sisters of St. Margaret will hold The Gathering August 31st – Sept. 6th. The normal schedule of services will be suspended and the campus will be closed to guests during this time as the Sisters have their annual gathering. The Gathering provides an opportunity for the Sisters to meet together informally and it is a time to catch up on the news from the mission houses as well as conduct some business. All the Sisters will meet in Duxbury, The Mother House, and will be coming from NYC, Dorchester and Haiti to attend. We look forward to seeing everyone very soon!

Sep
1
Sat
Eucharist of the Resurrection Sr. Mary Gabriel
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Eucharist of the Resurrection for Sr. Mary Gabriel will be held at:
11:00 am
Saturday, September 1st in
St. Margaret’s Chapel,
30 Harden Hill Road, Duxbury MA 02332.
The Right Reverend Alan M. Gates, Bishop Visitor to the Society, will preside.
Following the service, a celebration of Sister Mary Gabriel’s life will continue with a Reception in the Convent at:
In order to make adequate preparations, please RSVP via email no later than August 27th or call 781-934-9477 x701.
Thank-you to all those who have inquired about memorial gifts. Memorial Gifts in honor of Sister Mary Gabriel should be made payable to the Society of St. Margaret and addressed to: The Society of St. Margaret, P.O. Box C, Duxbury, MA. 02331.
You may also donate via text by texting the word “give” to the number 978-948-4101 or online here.
Sep
15
Sat
Feast of the Holy Cross @ St. Margaret's Chapel
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

On Saturday, September 15th join us for the Feast of the Holy Cross. Choral Eucharist will be at 2pm with lively hymns for everyone followed by an ice cream social. Children are welcome.

Oct
28
Sun
Contemplation & Candlelight with Vox Equalis @ St. Margaret's Chapel
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please join us for Contemplation & Candlelight on October 28th at 7pm. Please note we will be using part of the Litany for an End to Gun Violence written by the Rt. Rev. Stephen T. Lane Episcopal Bishop of Maine, alt. in this service as well as prayers to honor those who lost their lives in the Tree of Life Synagogue massacre.

Nov
11
Sun
Remembrance Day Evensong @ St. Margaret's Chapel
Nov 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Please join us for this service of prayer and song. We’ll be led by the women of the Schola. As always, we welcome all. Join us.

Nov
22
Thu
St. Margaret’s Thanksgiving Day Service @ Society of St. Margaret
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Please join us for our 9am Thanksgiving Day service. This one-hour service will conclude with coffee and cookies on the porch.

Dec
4
Tue
Retreat Week at St. Margaret’s Convent Dec. 2018 @ Society of St. Margaret
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm
The Sisters of St. Margaret offer hospitality and holy space to individuals and groups at our Duxbury campus. There are several acres to walk around and enjoy the smell of the fresh salt air, and visitors are also welcome to visit our lovely private beach. These retreat weeks offer days of silent prayer supported by the Eucharist and Daily Office; guidance is available if requested in advance. In order to preserve the atmosphere of silence, the rooms do not have televisions or telephones. Our meals are nutritious and delicious and are served buffet style in the Refectory. Retreat weeks are $400 room and board. Space is available for both women and men. Registration and deposit required.
 
To book a private or group retreat or learn more, please call 781-934-9477 x501 or email convent@ssmbos.org
 
2019 Retreat weeks occur:
March 12-15
April 23-26
Dec
25
Tue
Christmas at the Convent @ Sisters of St. Margaret
Dec 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Come join in our celebration welcoming the Christ child. This festive Eucharist will be followed by a reception on the chapel porch. We hope you can join us.

Jan
1
Tue
Holy Name Day Eucharist @ Society of St. Margaret
Jan 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Please join us as we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus at 11 am on January 1st, 2019. A light luncheon will follow the Choral Eucharist. As always, we welcome all.

Jul
20
Fri
St. Margaret’s Day 2018 @ St. Marget's chapel
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
St. Margaret's Day 2018 @ St. Marget's chapel

Please join us for our annual celebration of St. Margaret’s Day on July 20th, 2018. Our preacher for Holy Eucharist this year will be the Rev. Dante Tavolaro, a Priest Associate currently serving as Curate at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Greenwich, RI. A reception will follow in the Convent.

The offering collected at St. Margaret’s Day this year will be designated for our ongoing efforts to recruit new Sisters and Associates. We are intensifying our vocations program here in Duxbury and will be offering a series of Explore, Connect, Discover events for those interested in to come, meet us, and see what our lives are like. In addition, we continue our work to make the Society more widely known. As part of this effort, we will have a booth at General Convention in Austin this year which gives us an unparalleled opportunity to meet new people and reconnect with old friends. Our Sisters continue to be present at Parish and Diocesan events throughout the Episcopal Church, offering Quiet Days and Retreats as well as appearing at forums and other events. We appreciate your financial and prayerful support as we work to ensure the Society can continue a vigorous life of mission and service well into the future. If you would like to make a donation in advance, please feel free to use our convenient online donation portal.

Aug
31
Fri
The Gathering @ Society of St. Margaret
Aug 31 – Sep 6 all-day
The Gathering @ Society of St. Margaret | Duxbury | Massachusetts | United States

The Sisters of St. Margaret will hold The Gathering August 31st – Sept. 6th. The normal schedule of services will be suspended and the campus will be closed to guests during this time as the Sisters have their annual gathering. The Gathering provides an opportunity for the Sisters to meet together informally and it is a time to catch up on the news from the mission houses as well as conduct some business. All the Sisters will meet in Duxbury, The Mother House, and will be coming from NYC, Dorchester and Haiti to attend. We look forward to seeing everyone very soon!

Sep
1
Sat
Eucharist of the Resurrection Sr. Mary Gabriel
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Eucharist of the Resurrection for Sr. Mary Gabriel will be held at:
11:00 am
Saturday, September 1st in
St. Margaret’s Chapel,
30 Harden Hill Road, Duxbury MA 02332.
The Right Reverend Alan M. Gates, Bishop Visitor to the Society, will preside.
Following the service, a celebration of Sister Mary Gabriel’s life will continue with a Reception in the Convent at:
In order to make adequate preparations, please RSVP via email no later than August 27th or call 781-934-9477 x701.
Thank-you to all those who have inquired about memorial gifts. Memorial Gifts in honor of Sister Mary Gabriel should be made payable to the Society of St. Margaret and addressed to: The Society of St. Margaret, P.O. Box C, Duxbury, MA. 02331.
You may also donate via text by texting the word “give” to the number 978-948-4101 or online here.
Sep
15
Sat
Feast of the Holy Cross @ St. Margaret's Chapel
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

On Saturday, September 15th join us for the Feast of the Holy Cross. Choral Eucharist will be at 2pm with lively hymns for everyone followed by an ice cream social. Children are welcome.

Oct
28
Sun
Contemplation & Candlelight with Vox Equalis @ St. Margaret's Chapel
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please join us for Contemplation & Candlelight on October 28th at 7pm. Please note we will be using part of the Litany for an End to Gun Violence written by the Rt. Rev. Stephen T. Lane Episcopal Bishop of Maine, alt. in this service as well as prayers to honor those who lost their lives in the Tree of Life Synagogue massacre.

Nov
11
Sun
Remembrance Day Evensong @ St. Margaret's Chapel
Nov 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Please join us for this service of prayer and song. We’ll be led by the women of the Schola. As always, we welcome all. Join us.

Nov
22
Thu
St. Margaret’s Thanksgiving Day Service @ Society of St. Margaret
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Please join us for our 9am Thanksgiving Day service. This one-hour service will conclude with coffee and cookies on the porch.

Dec
4
Tue
Retreat Week at St. Margaret’s Convent Dec. 2018 @ Society of St. Margaret
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm
The Sisters of St. Margaret offer hospitality and holy space to individuals and groups at our Duxbury campus. There are several acres to walk around and enjoy the smell of the fresh salt air, and visitors are also welcome to visit our lovely private beach. These retreat weeks offer days of silent prayer supported by the Eucharist and Daily Office; guidance is available if requested in advance. In order to preserve the atmosphere of silence, the rooms do not have televisions or telephones. Our meals are nutritious and delicious and are served buffet style in the Refectory. Retreat weeks are $400 room and board. Space is available for both women and men. Registration and deposit required.
 
To book a private or group retreat or learn more, please call 781-934-9477 x501 or email convent@ssmbos.org
 
2019 Retreat weeks occur:
March 12-15
April 23-26
Dec
25
Tue
Christmas at the Convent @ Sisters of St. Margaret
Dec 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Come join in our celebration welcoming the Christ child. This festive Eucharist will be followed by a reception on the chapel porch. We hope you can join us.

Jan
1
Tue
Holy Name Day Eucharist @ Society of St. Margaret
Jan 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Please join us as we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus at 11 am on January 1st, 2019. A light luncheon will follow the Choral Eucharist. As always, we welcome all.