Category Archives: Student Visits

St. John’s Prep: Spirit Workshop at the Peace Abbey

A small but intentional group of students and teachers from St. John’s Prep in Danvers, MA traveled to the Peace Abbey, an interfaith center in Sherborn, recently to take part in a three-day SPIRIT workshop. The workshop focused on peacemaking and non-violence. During their stay, students devoted themselves to learning about the peace traditions of the twelve major world religions, and to working on a service project for the Abbey. The group also cooked their own meals, being careful to keep in concert with the Abbey’s commitment to vegetarianism. The Prep group included Adeeb Shaji ’14, John Newhall ’15, Bailey […]


Dover-Sherborn Patch: Middle School Students Visit the Peace Abbey

The following was provided by Kim Phelan. 19 eighth grade students from the Dover-Sherborn Middle School Veterans’ Citizen Action Group (CAG) visited the Peace Abbey in Sherborn last month to learn about the Abbey’s mission and goals and to perform community service. Students chose groups at the beginning of the year based on their interests ranging from homelessness, hunger, children and animals. The students in the Veterans’ CAG mostly chose the group because they have had family members who have served in the military and they wanted to help and support veterans’ service. The Veterans’ CAG came up with the […]