Armistice Centenary Retreat
Into the Way of Peace How does a Christian live in a world where there are ‘wars and rumours of wars’? World War l and the century which followed is arguably the most dramatic era in human history. We will use poetry, art, cinema and popu...
Fri 23rd Nov 2018
Exploring the Gospel of Luke
Luke left us some of the best-loved Gospel stories, such as the Prodigal Son and the Good Samaritan. What were the sources he worked with and how did he structure his Gospel? How do the opening chapters help us to know what matters to Luke? What are ...
24th Nov @ 10.00am
Pre-Advent Clergy Retreat
Peace, not as the world gives In an uncertain and violent world, what is peace? Where do we search for it? How can we help others to search? and to find peace? At the break of the church’s year, Fr Thomas reflects on the coming of our God and His p...
Mon 26th Nov 2018
An exploration of the traditional Advent themes, in preparation for the keeping of Christmas. Leader: Fr Aidan Mayoss CR The cost of this retreat is £125
Fri 7th Dec 2018
“Arise, shine for your light has come” – listening to ...
A Quiet Day focusing on the purpose of the Church’s Year with special reference to Advent and listening to the voice of Isaiah in our Advent readings. Saturday 8th December 2018 10.00am-3.30pm Bishop John Flack £22.00 including lunch Advent QD 0...
8th Dec @ 10.00am
Make time for God: an opportunity for your Parish or group to join the Community for a weekend of prayer and time together. A journey exploring the Christian faith through conversation, reflection, recreation and teaching. Led by Brothers CR The cost...
Fri 14th Dec 2018
Great Faith Journeys of the World
Without a brightly coloured jacket, and with the Bible as my guide book rather than Bradshaw, today I will guide you on some of the Great Faith Journeys of the World: from Exodus to Emmaus; from Wise Men to Walsingham; from Paul’s mission to Pilgri...
19th Jan @ 10.00am
Winter Individually Guided Retreat
You will spend a week in personal prayer and reflection on scripture, sharing silence with the Community. There are no addresses as in other retreats. Rather, each person, meeting daily with an experienced guide, follows their own path as it seems Go...
Sun 27th Jan 2019
What Would Jesus Post? A Biblical approach to online interac...
If Jesus had access to the internet what would he post? And, as importantly, what wouldn’t he post? David talks about his invaluable book and asks intriguing questions of those of us who engage with the internet. Which biblical principles inform ...
2nd Feb @ 10.00am
As Christians, we journey with Christ through the years of our life. Sometimes people leave their ordinary surroundings and make a special journey to spend time in the presence of God in a special place. Our Pilgrimage retreats are an invitation to c...
Fri 8th Feb 2019
So how did Early Christians live and worship? Lessons for ...
A Reflective Study Day In recent years many archaeological discoveries have been made which together with early Christian texts give us insights into the life and worship of early Christian communities. In the light of these, how similar is the life ...
16th Feb @ 10.00am
Pre-Lent Clergy Retreat – Lent and the Psalms
The Psalms are full of praise for the mighty works of God – a closer look shows how much of this stands behind Jesus’s own message and journey, and continues on into the sacramental life of the Church, and our daily praying of the Psalms. ...
Mon 18th Feb 2019
Meeting God in the Garden-Seasons of Spiritual Growth
In the Bible spiritual growth is likened to the natural development processes of plants, and the part played by gardeners, whether human or divine. Meeting God in the Garden will explore four recurring movements of this growth: becoming rooted and gr...
Mon 25th Feb 2019
Enjoy a weekend of monastic hospitality, prayer and worship with the Community, including a visit to the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway on the Saturday. The colder weather of early March should create some good clouds of steam and smoke! A reasona...
Fri 1st Mar 2019
CSMV & CR Joint Retreat, at Wantage
The Community has longstanding links with the Community of St Mary the Virgin at Wantage. This is a good time for all, sharing the fruits of Religious Life, and the commonality of life together in Christ, wherever we truly find ourselves. Leaders: Sr...
Fri 1st Mar 2019