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.Read more
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.Read more
What a day to remember
Minsteracres was delighted to be able to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the retreat house with some of the men who provided the labour to convert the old stables block back in the 1960s and their families. Bishop Seamus officiated at mass in St Elizabeths’s before blessing the building. Thanks to the Full Story
Carmelites tell of their calling
Recently Minsteracres hosted a large group of lay Carmelites who came from all over the country for their national gathering. Curious about their motivations and intentions in being part of a lay order we asked some of them to tell us what had originally attracted them and how it enriched their lives to be a Full Story
You’ll get more than you give!
We are looking for volunteers! Jean Haldane, our volunteer coordinator, explains, “Since I started at Minsteracres about five years ago the need for volunteers has increased because we have become much busier and we need help in more areas. “In addition to the dining room, we need support in housekeeping and hospitality, in the office Full Story