The monastic community has great pleasure in announcing the election of the 6th Abbot of Prinknash, Dom Martin McLaughlin

Dom Martin was born in Coatbridge, Glasgow in 1964, the 6th child of a large Catholic family. He entered Prinknash in 1985, studied at Downside Abbey and St Benet’s Hall, Oxford, from where he holds an M.A. in Theology, and the Ecole Biblique in Jerusalem. For the last 17 years he has been the Bursar of our community, and a well-known retreat and conference giver.