August Bank Holiday Retreat
Inspired by some Northern Saints, come and enjoy the peaceful quiet of the monastery and its surrounding grounds with God and Community. Leader: Fr Crispin CR The cost of this retreat is £250
Fri 25th Aug 2017
You don’t have to be a writer to enjoy this weekend. There will be some guided exercises to stimulate creativity, plenty of resources to draw on as well the quiet encouragement of this place of prayer. Leader: The Revd Canon Barbara Clarke Asso...
Fri 8th Sep 2017
During the day we will reflect on what clues the gospels give us about what it means to stand alongside people in their joys and sorrows. How did Jesus minister to those who were on the margins, grieving, or in mental or physical pain? What does his ...
9th Sep @ 10.00am
Everyone is Called: A day for all with an interest in vocati...
What should I do with my life? How can I help others to discern what God wants them to do? Is there a Christian understanding of work and rest that will help me? A day for anyone with an interest in ‘vocation’ from any angle, including those expl...
23rd Sep @ 10.00am
Autumn Individually Guided Retreat
IGR’s enable you to spend a week in personal prayer and reflection on scripture, sharing silence with the Community. The emphasis is on growing in the practice of discernment – finding God in all things. You will be able to meet each day ...
Sun 1st Oct 2017
Being, Belonging, Becoming: an exploration of our identity a...
Being, Belonging, Becoming: an exploration of our identity as Christian disciples On this Quiet Day, using insights from contemporary literature as well as her own personal story, (growing up in in Iran during the Islamic revolution of the late 1970s...
7th Oct @ 10.00am
Book Launch of: ‘Oneness- The dynamics of monasticism’, (Edited by Stephen Platten and published 2017 by SCM Press) with 2 lectures given by Fr George Guiver CR and Rt Revd Dr Stephen Platten. ‘The Monastic Tradition and the Contemporary...
11th Oct @ 4.00pm
The sixth Annual Walter Tapper Lecture
‘Discovering quality and meaning in sacred places and how we are affected by furnishings’ Tuesday 17th October 2017 7.30pm Tapper Lecture will be given by Jane Kennedy Conservation Architect FREE, booking essential
17th Oct @ 7.30pm
Saints Clergy Retreat
Lead thou me on! Saints – the holy ones of God – bring together many of the most cherished hopes of humanity. In these days of quiet, Thomas CR introduces us to some ways in which saints can help us to look ahead in our ministries and find fruits...
Mon 23rd Oct 2017
Quiet Day- ‘The Tent of Meeting’
‘Moses used to take the tent and pitch it outside the camp some distance away. He called it the ‘The Tent of Meeting’. Anyone who sought God would go to the tent…’ (Exodus 33:7-10) In our ordinary lives we can have extraordinary...
28th Oct @ 10.00am
A Retreat with the Saints! During the retreat we will reflect together on the lives of the saints from across the years. Some wrote books, of some there are only stories or short prayers: all of them lived their lives to the glory of God. Let us see ...
Fri 3rd Nov 2017
Reflective day for Lay Pastoral Ministers
I trust in Him? A day of reflection for authorised Lay Pastoral Ministers in the Wakefield and Huddersfield Episcopal Areas. Friday 3rd November 2017 10.00am-3.30pm Keynote Speaker: Canon Dr John Lawson Leeds Diocesan School of Ministry Cost: £10 in...
3rd Nov @ 10.00am
Our poet in residence Maggie Jackson will host a Poetry ‘Salon’ – with a panel of poets from different faith traditions discussing spiritual poems and sharing some of their own work. Thursday 16th November 2017 2.00pm-4.30pm ...
16th Nov @ 2.00pm
Pre-Advent Clergy Retreat
Reflecting on the friendship of the Saints. Leader: Bishop Jack Nicholls The cost for this retreat is £250
Mon 20th Nov 2017
The Book of Revelation- then and now
After 2,000 years, the Book of Revelation continues to both attract and repel. Where should we start in trying to make sense of its bizarre imagery? How do we go about relating it to life in the 21st century? And how can we tell the difference betwee...
25th Nov @ 10.00am