About the Abbey

History of the Abbey

The monastery was founded in 1918 by Dom Leonard Sargent, an American of Downside Abbey in England.

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Portsmouth Abbey School

Our mission is reverence for God and the human person; respect for learning and order; and shared responsibility for community life.

About the School

The Abbey Church

Designed by noted modern architect Pietro Belluschi, the church is the heart of the campus.

The Church