We are open for business and COVID-secure—come and enjoy our hospitality


We are a Christian place of prayer with a resident community rooted in the Roman Catholic Passionist tradition. We welcome people who share our values and we invite you to enjoy our hospitality.

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We are delighted to share with you our revised retreat programme for September, October & November.  Following the COVID-19 outbreak we have conducted a risk assessment to ensure that your stay with us will be safe. We are now limited to 21 residential guests, but spaces are still available on our retreats, but hurry as they are going quick.  Click here to book on the one you are interested in. We look forward to welcoming you!

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Minsteracres is a beautiful 110 acre estate in the land of the Northern Saints. Within our historic buildings and estate we have space for prayer and rooms to hire for retreats and events.

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Gratitude Prophecy & Hope

Final themed retreat of the year; Opening of the Passionist Jubilee and an encounter with Gratitude, Prophesy and Hope; 20th – 22nd November. For information on our covid secure arrangements and bookings ow.ly/WyPB50BXUHL The team have worked very hard to adapt their offer to suit the current circumstances. The feedback we have received so far has Full Story

More Than Grandparents Visit to Minsteracres

More than Grandparents is a charitable incorporated organisation, based in Sunderland, that offers peer support groups, training opportunities, social events , recreational activities , children’s activities , family breaks , online support as well as after hours and crisis support .The outreach team with support from the Peace Garden arranged a fun filled day for Full Story

Reflective Walk Grounds of Minsteracres

Introduction We are delighted to provide the attached guide to a reflective trail around the grounds of Minsteracres, which you can view on your phone or download and print. Autumn has arrived and the colours are bursting from the trees . We have put this reflection together in the hope it will help you to connect with Full Story