Following the 10:15 a.m. service on Sunday, January 7. The Friends of St. Aelred host an annual brunch to celebrate the feast day of St. Aelred, a 12th-century monk, abbot, and author.
Main dish is provided: you may provide a side, salad or dessert. Aluminum pans are available in the narthex for you to take home and bring back with a dish to share for the brunch on January 7th.
First Brunch of the New Year: January 7 Start the new year right with a pot-luck brunch on January 7 afer the 10:15 a.m. service. The Friends of St. Aelred are the hosts. They'll provide pulled pork for the main dish. You provide the rest: sides, salads, desserts. We have aluminum pans in the Narthex for you to take home and bring back with your dish to share. St. Aelred (1109- 1167) was the abbot of Rievaulx, a Cistercian monk, author, and a major fgure in English church life. Under his leadership the abbey at Rievaulx grew to more than 600 monks. Aelred taught that friendship is a gif from God and allowed his monks to hold hands and give other expressions of friendship.