Retreats with Religious Congregations
Franciscan Come and See Afternoons
Do you think God is calling you to live the Gospel in a Franciscan Lifestyle? If you would like to discern your Call, come along to a Come and See event on the first Saturday of every month from 2 – 4pm.
Location: San Damiano Convent, 1 Hall Street, Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 7BT
Contact: Sr Dorothy Paul on 01773 833168 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Changing Direction: Discernment Retreat
There are times when many people need to make significant changes either in work, vocation or relationships, or would like time to explore decisions before God. This retreat draws on the wisdom of Ignatian spirituality with its resources for discernment, and offers the chance to listen to the desires of your heart and discover what God might be saying through them. The retreat will be made in silence as an aid to prayer and reflection.
Friday 24th – Wednesday 29th August 2018
Location: St Beuno’s, Tremeirchion, St Asaph, North Wales LL17 0AS
Contact: Sue Owen on 01745 583444 or email@example.com
To book please visit https://www.pathwaystogod.org/courses-events-retreats/changing-direction-discernment-retreat
Young Catholic Adults Weekend
Theme: “Tell others the truth that sets you free” (Pope Benedict XVI)
A retreat run by Young Catholic Adults with the Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge, who will be holding Gregorian Chant workshops. It is full-board and will include a Marian Procession, Rosaries, Sung Masses, Confession, talks (on the beauty of silence in the Mass plus social media and evangelization) and socials. All Masses will be celebrated in the Extraordinary form.
Please note to guarantee your place this year Douai Abbey have requested that everyone books in 3 weeks before the start of the weekend, i.e.17th Aug 2018.
Friday 7th – Sunday 9th September 2018
Location: Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton, Reading, Berkshire RG7 5TQ
To book please go to: https://bookwhen.com/youngcatholicadults-douai2018
Carmelite Bite-size Information Day
A day open to female discerners, from the curious to those who might be sincerely thinking of a contemplative vocation. We will be available to talk about Carmel: who we are, what we do and why we do it…
Saturday 22nd September 2018
Location: Thicket Priory Carmelite Monastery, Thorganby, York YO19 6DE
Contact: Sr. Ann Dodd at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01904 448277
‘I listened to God’s deep dream for me, and felt ready to respond’ (Mary Ward). A silent retreat with workshops on discernment, especially suited to those who are facing significant decisions in life.
Friday 28th – Sunday 30th September 2018
Location: Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno, Conwy LL30 2EL
Contact: Sr Ewa Bem IBVM at email@example.com or on 01492 878031
Called to Work
Would you like time to reflect on the links between your faith, your ethics and your work? Are you wanting to change what you do and how you do it? Or just looking for some inspiration? Our ecumenical weekend is open to anyone interested in these issues. For more information please click here.
Friday 5th – Monday 8th October 2018
Location: Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange over Sands, Cumbria LA11 7NH
Contact: Sr Margaret at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 015395 32288
A day of discernment for men and women aged 30+ who are considering a vocation to the priesthood or religious life. Begins with parish Mass and Exposition.
Saturday 13th October 2018 from 10am – 3pm
Location: Our Lady and St Edward, The Old Friary, 247 Gordon Road, Thorneywood, Nottingham NG3 2LG
Contact: Fr Paul Newman at email@example.com or on 0115 950 1064
Could God be calling you to LOVE…?
A weekend retreat for single Catholic women open to a possible call to religious life. There will be times of prayer, discussion, reflection, community… a time to discern, to ask questions, to be with others on a similar journey. An opportunity to be accompanied in your discernment as you find out more about religious life, and the spirituality and mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart.
Friday 26th – Sunday 28th October 2018
Location: 216A Wingrove Road, Fenham, Newcastle NE4 9DD
Contact: Sr Barbara Sweeney at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0191 272 3000
For more info: http://societysacredheart.org.uk/News-Events/ID/297/Could-God-be-calling-you-to-LOVE