On Songs of Praise on Sunday, Josie d’Arby talks to some nuns at Holy Cross Abbey in Pembrokeshire, and hears how they dedicate themselves to life in a closed community. Please click here to watch the episode.
Many men and women who are discerning a religious vocation hesitate in taking the next step because they are restrained by any number of fears. Acknowledging and expressing these fears is usually the first step to overcoming them. Click here to read about five fears common to men and women discerning religious life, and some helpful advice to banish the fear and draw near to the Risen Christ who offers you “peace.”
The 2017 NRVP conference will be held on Saturday 4th November at Holy Apostles Church Hall, Pimlico, London. The Theme will be “New Wine, New Wineskins”.
Fr Nicholas Crowe OP and Sr Lynne Baron FCJ will speak about their experience in accompanying young people through discernment to the early stages of formation. This will be a good opportunity to exchange ideas and share experiences!
In response to an increasing need for spiritual research and monastic wisdom in the modern world, Sant’Anselmo University in Rome will offer a new English-speaking program “Spirituality and Culture” beginning this Autumn. Subtitled “Challenges of Modern Culture to Spiritual Theology”, the program presents the Benedictine spiritual tradition read in the context of modern culture.
We all had a wonderful time at FLAME this weekend… 10,000 young people from all over the UK (and beyond!)
Did you know that Cardinal Bo is a Salesian? Many Religious came along to share the experience, enjoy the wonderful music and join in the fun! There was a wonderful mix of young people, Religious and Clergy, making it a true experience of Church and Catholic culture.
A weekend retreat for those considering their vocation
Come to Walsingham’s ancient Pilgrimage site to pray and to understand God’s call in your life. The weekend takes place from Friday 30th June – Sunday 2nd July 2017 and is especially appropriate for Catholics aged 18 – 30. For more information and to book your place please click here.