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

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At Minsteracres you can choose an individual or group retreat, organise your own event, or simply enjoy this beautiful place. Browse all retreats

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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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Volunteers needed!

  “Now that summer is over we know people with time on their hands start to think about how to fill it and many look for opportunities to volunteer,” says Minsteracres  volunteer coordinator Jean Haldane. “If that’s you, you’re in luck! We have a thriving volunteer workforce active across lots of different areas inside and outdoors, Full Story


A trio of celebrations

We like an excuse for a party at Minsteracres – and last week we had three! Our rector Fr Jeroen Hoogland and provincial Fr John Kearns were both celebrating 25 years since their profession, and Mother Regina, who with Mother Monica will be moving in to a new convent in our grounds next year, was celebrating Full Story

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In praise of tea

If, when I told you about our circle time in the Peace Garden, you came to the conclusion that the Let’s Get Growing group really like their tea, you would be right! I myself am partial to English Breakfast tea which I understand is a mix of Assam, Ceylon and Kenyan tea, a blend that Full Story

Volunteer blogspot Dianne Keetch

Dianne Keetch blogs about working in the Peace Garden. This week she's dealing with a glut of courgettes.

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