Retreats with Religious Congregations
Carpenter from Nazareth Seeks ‘Joiners’: A Discernment Weekend with the Oblates
A discernment weekend for men considering religious life or priesthood. For more information please see the poster.
Friday 31st March – Sunday 2nd April 2017
Location: The Oblate Retreat Centre, 62 Chamber Street, London E1 8BL
Contact: Fr John McFadden at email@example.com or on 020 7624 1701
Come and See with the Assumption Sisters
A weekend retreat for single Catholic women. For more info please see the poster.
Saturday 1st – Sunday 2nd April 2017
Location: Convent of the Assumption, 20 Kensington Square, London W8 5HH
Young Adult Pilgrimage to Lindisfarne
A walking retreat organised by the FCJ sisters to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne of the coast of North East England. Opportunity for prayer, reflection and companionship.
Wednesday 19th – Sunday 23rd April 2017
Location: Lindisfarne and St Cuthbert’s Way, Northumberland
Called to Preach?
A discernment weekend for women with the Dominicans Sisters in Stone. Please see the poster for more details.
Friday 31st March – Sunday 2nd April 2017
Location: St Dominic’s Convent, Station Road, Stone, Staffs ST15 8EN
Contact: Sr Valery Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07986 851376
Come and See with the Sisters of Nazareth
A weekend retreat with the Sisters of Nazareth in Birkenhead.
Friday 7th – Sunday 9th April 2017
Location: Nazareth House, Manor Hill Claughton, Wirral, Merseyside CH43 1UG
Contact: Sr Frances Kelly at email@example.com
Easter Triduum Retreat with the Carmelites in Oxford
From Wednesday evening to Sunday morning we journey with Jesus to the cross, the tomb and the resurrection.
Wednesday 12th – Sunday 16th April 2017
Location: Carmelite Priory, Chilswell, Boars Hill, Oxford OX1 5HB
Easter Triduum Retreat at Douai
“He is risen!” Easter Triduum Retreat led by Fr Gervase Holdaway OSB.
Thursday 13th – Sunday 16th April 2017
Location: Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton, Reading RG7 5TQ
Contact: Fr Finbar on 0118 971 5399 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Come and See with the Carmelites in Preston
Is God calling you to Carmel? A day of discernment and information from Carmelite Friars (ODC), and nuns.
Open to men and women. No upper age limit
Saturday 22nd April 2017 from 10.30 – 4.00
Where Tabor Carmelite Retreat house, Preston
If interested please first contact: Fr John on – email@example.com
Vocations Weekend with the Faithful Companions of Jesus (FCJ Sisters)
An opportunity for prayer and reflection on the vocation to Religious Life. There will be some input, opportunity to experience community life and to meet with other young women who are considering where God is calling them.
Friday 26th – Sunday 28th May 2017
Location: Broadstairs, Kent
Monastic Experience Weekend
This weekend is designed to give single Catholic men aged 18-35 the opportunity to sample monastic life, as it is led at Quarr Abbey in the Benedictine tradition of the Solesmes Congregation. Participate in monastic work, attend the worship and share the silence, with talks from monks and a chance to ask questions. It will be of particular interest to those wanting to explore the possibility of a vocation.
Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th June 2017
Location: Quarr Abbey, Isle of Wight PO33 4ES
Contact: Brother Duncan Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
An opportunity to find out more about the spirituality and mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart
For single Catholic women: a weekend of prayer, discussion, reflection, community… a time to ask questions, find out more… a time to be with others on a similar journey…
Friday 30th June – Sunday 2nd July
Arriving from 5pm Friday evening and finishing after Sunday lunch
Location: Barat House, 98 Roehampton Lane, London, SW15 5SB (campus of Digby-Stuart college, University of Roehampton
Contact: Sr Barbara Sweeney 0191 272 3000 email@example.com
Do contact us even if you can’t make this weekend, as we can always arrange a meeting or visit at some other time
Suggested donation – £25, or else according to means
Website (for more info) – www.societysacredheart.org.uk
Pilgrimage to France with the Religious of the Assumption
To celebrate 200 years since the birth of St Marie Eugenie and Sr Therese Emmanuel,
18-30 year olds are invited to join us in an international pilgrimage in France
The pilgrimage will bring together about 250 young adults from the 32 countries in which we live and serve. We will journey through France from August 16th – 26th 2017, visiting places significant to our Foundresses and reflecting on the theme: “Called to live as fully as possible!”
Where will the pilgrimage go?
Days 1 – 2: Preisch – Metz (where St. Marie Eugenie was born and raised)
Days 3 – 5: Lyon via Taize (overnight stay in Taize)
Days 6 – 10: Paris
Who can join the pilgrimage?
Anyone aged 18-30 who wants to grow in her/his relationship with God and with the Assumption is invited to apply to take part. There are only 10 places for participants from the UK, so get in touch as soon as possible to reserve a place!
How much will it cost?
Places for participants are being subsidised, so the cost being asked is only £300 for waged and £200 for unwaged/students.
If this cost is preventing you from applying please get in touch and discuss this with us.
For more information contact Sr Cathy: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or visit website: http://assumptionreligious.org/assumption-young-adults.html
A retreat lasting a week for Catholics in their 20s to 40s. Share with the other guests for the Thinking Faith week a rich experience of community life, based on shared prayer, hospitality and friendship, and the chance to think seriously about our faith. The theme of the week is ‘Conversion and Change’.
Saturday 22nd – Saturday 29th July 2017
Location: Boarbank Hall, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria LA11 7NH
Contact: Sr Margaret at email@example.com or on 015395 32288
For more information please visit www.boarbankhall.org.uk