It is here.

I didn’t remember this bit near the end, which seems very odd.

Would you ever leave Pluscarden? I ask, expecting a definitive ‘no’.

But Fr Hugh looks thoughtful: ‘Yes, I think it is time to leave. I can’t stay there forever, though I have no idea what I’ll do next.’

Update: Uff. I’ve found the answer, in the letters page of the next issue:

Sir: May I be allowed a single comment on the gracious article concerning myself (‘A holy man tipped to lead the nation’s Catholics’, 22 March)? Towards its end, in response to a question as to whether I would ever leave my monastery, I am credited with the words: ‘Yes, I think it is time to leave. I can’t stay there forever…’ I find no trace of these words in the recording I made of the interview. Certainly they do not express my mind. As a Benedictine with a vow of stability, I cherish the intention of living and dying in my own community, and have my heart firmly set on the plot in our cemetery which awaits me. For a monk, this is not a minor matter.

Dom Hugh Gilbert, OSB
Pluscarden Abbey, Moray

Here’s the Rinunce e nomine announcement, just cos.

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