Mar 2019

Friends of Minsteracres

01/03/2019 - 03/03/2019 7:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A retreat for volunteers and friends of Minsteracres at the start of the new season.

The retreat starts on Friday 1st March at 7pm and ends on Sunday 3rd March at 2pm.

This retreat is led by the Minsteracres team.

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£85.00


Walking retreat

09/03/2019 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Enjoy a walk of seven to ten miles through the beautiful countryside around Minsteracres, with time for prayer, reflection and sharing of the beauty of creation. You will need suitable walking boots and warm, weatherproof clothing. Please bring a packed lunch.

This walking retreat will take place on Saturday 9th March starting at 10:00am and ending at 5:00pm

The walk will be led by the Minsteracres team.

Suggested donation £10

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£10.00


Quiet days of reflection during Lent

13/03/2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kathryn Turner

An opportunity to step aside, listen to God in scripture and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the countryside. This day will run on Wednesday 13 March from 10am until 4pm, with lunch provided.

Suggested donation: £20

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£20.00


Quiet days of reflection during Lent

20/03/2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sr Sheila McNamara RSCJ

An opportunity to step aside, listen to God in scripture and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the countryside. This day will run on Wednesday 20 March from 10am until 4pm, with lunch provided.

Suggested donation:  £20

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£20.00


Quiet days of reflection during Lent

27/03/2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sr Anne McCarthy RSCJ

An opportunity to step aside, listen to God in scripture and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the countryside. This day will run on Wednesday 27 March from 10am until 4pm, with lunch provided.

Suggested donation: £20

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£20.00


Apr 2019

‘God is ripening’ – The spirituality of ‘The Book of Hours’

03/04/2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Patrick Woodhouse

In The Book of Hours, the poet Rainer Maria Rilke explored as a young man his understandings of what makes for an authentic spiritual life.  The book was hugely influential in the thinking and writing of the young Jewish diarist Etty Hillesum, and contributed significantly to her understandings of God, enabling her to go on believing and finding life meaningful in the face of the horrors of the Holocaust.

On this study day we shall explore who Rilke was, what led him to write The Book of Hours, and explore some of the key themes in the poems which have a remarkable contemporary resonance and can inspire and illuminate our own contemplative practice in our own troubled times.

Patrick Woodhouse is a writer and Anglican priest. He was, for thirteen years, a Canon of Wells Cathedral. He is the author of ‘Etty Hillesum, a Life Transformed’ and ‘Life in the Psalms, Contemporary Meaning in Ancient Texts’.

This day will take place on Wednesday 3 April, 10am until 4pm

Suggested donation: £30

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£30.00


Walking retreat

10/04/2019 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Minsteracres team.

Enjoy a walk of seven to ten miles through the beautiful countryside around Minsteracres, with time for prayer, reflection and sharing of the beauty of creation. You will need suitable walking boots and warm, weatherproof clothing. Please bring a packed lunch.

This walking retreat will take place on Wednesday 10th April starting at 10:00am and ending at 5:00pm.

Suggested donation: £10

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£10.00


Holy Week Retreat

18/04/2019 - 21/04/2019 6:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Minsteracres team.

Join the community on their journey towards Easter, with time for reflection and the opportunity to take part in the ceremonies of Holy Week.

This retreat will run from Thursday 18 April at 6.30pm until Sunday 21 April at 2pm.

Suggested donation:  £190

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£190.00


May 2019

Open House

06/05/2019 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to have a look around our house and grounds? Now’s your chance! With exhibitions, tours, moments of reflection, tea, coffee and good home cooking.

Monday 6 May, 11am – 4pm

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Day of Prayer

08/05/2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sr Rosarie Spence RSM

This day of prayer will enable you to experience different ways of praying in a beautiful setting and gives you time for quiet personal prayer. Lunch, tea and coffee are provided.

This even takes place on Wednesday 8 May, from 10am until 4pm

Suggested donation: £20

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£20.00


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