St Mark's Abbey

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St Mark's Abbey, Camperdown, is an Anglican Benedictine monastery situated in Victoria, Australia. It is a mixed community of both monks and nuns. The community was founded by the Right Reverend Dom Michael King OSB and had its origins as the Community of Saint Mark in Melbourne in 1975.

The main work of the monastery is the recitation of the Divine Office. The Eucharist is celebrated daily and time is given to lectio divina. Guests are received in the abbey's guesthouse. Icons and incense are made for sale and a printery is also in operation.

The oblates of the monastery are found throughout Australia and New Zealand.

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  • Anglican Religious Communities Yearbook: 2004-2005, Norwich, Canterbury Press, 2003.

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Coordinates: 38°15′05″S 143°07′35″E / 38.251419°S 143.126404°E / -38.251419; 143.126404