Retreats with Religious Congregations
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 email@example.com
Afternoon Tea and Prayer with the Religious of Mary Immaculate
An afternoon tea in the garden for young women aged 18-30, speaking with the Religious of Mary Immaculate about religious life and other issues of your concern followed by a short prayer in the chapel.
Saturday 3rd June 2017 at 4pm
Location: Religious of Mary Immaculate, 15 Southwell Gardens, London SW7 4RN
Contact: Sr Ruby at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 020 7373 2738
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