Our retreats


ADVENT RETREAT

This Advent retreat offers space to prepare for the coming of the Lord. It will be conducted in Taizé style with Scripture reflections, Taizé chants and times of silence. This retreat will start on Friday 27 Nov at 7 pm and end on 29 Nov at 2 pm Suggested donation: £140. If you are interested in attending Full Story

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

ADVENT RETREAT

This Advent retreat offers space to prepare for the coming of the Lord. It will be conducted in Taizé style with Scripture reflections, Taizé chants and times of silence. This retreat will start on Friday 27 Nov at 7 pm and end on 29 Nov at 2 pm Suggested donation: £140. If you are interested in attending Full Story

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 Full Story


Feast of St Paul of the Cross

Greetings to our friends on the Feast of the Founder of the Passionist Order, St Paul of The Cross. We share with you the concluding prayer from todays daily office; Lord God, you gave our father, Saint Paul of the Cross, a wonderful spirit of love in preaching Christ Crucified. By his prayers and example, Full Story

Singing in the Walled Garden

Janet Swan and singers took time from the retreat schedule to visit and sing in the walled garden. The feedback from the group was …”Minsteracres is a beautiful place to be spending a weekend “. The group were in fine voice as they sang in the Walled Garden as they could only talk the words Full Story

Minsteracres Retreat Team

Gratitude , Prophecy and Hope Retreat , Minsteracres Retreat Centre We are blessed to have a fantastic retreat team with new members like Kathryn Turner & Julia Firbank who will be well known to many of you as a very experienced retreat givers. The team have worked very hard to adapt their offer to suit the Full Story


Kitchen news

The Aprons team have had a steady return to work across August in readiness for groups returning in early September. It was great to be back on site despite the social distancing, and really good to be able to see colleagues and friends in one place. The kitchen and all areas have had a good Full Story