Mar 2017

Quiet days of reflection during Lent

29/03/2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

An opportunity to step aside during the season of Lent, listen to God in scripture and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the countryside.

Wednesday 29 March – Kathryn Turner

From 10am – 4pm, with a light lunch provided.

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Apr 2017

Quiet days of reflection during Lent

05/04/2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

An opportunity to step aside during the season of Lent, listen to God in scripture and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the countryside.

Wednesday 5 April – Sr Sheila McNamara RSCJ

From 10am – 4pm, with a light lunch provided.

Suggested donation: £20

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£20.00


Holy Week

13/04/2017 - 16/04/2017 6:30 pm - 2:00 pm

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

This retreat starts on Thursday 13 April at 6:30pm and ends on Sunday 16 April at 2:00pm.

Led by the Minsteracres team.

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£165.00


Walking retreat

29/04/2017 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. We start at 10:00am and will end at 5:00pm.

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£10.00


May 2017

Open House

01/05/2017 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Open house. 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.

This event is free, but of course donations are always welcome.

We open our doors at 11:00am until 4:00pm

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Day of prayer

03/05/2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This day enables 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 day starts at 10:00am and ends at 4:00pm

Led by Sr Rosarie Spence

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£25.00


Parish retreat

12/05/2017 - 14/05/2017 7:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Groups and individuals are invited to join this ‘Seeds of Hope’ themed parish retreat weekend.

The retreat starts on Friday 12 May at 7:00pm and ends on Sunday 14 May at 2:00pm.

This retreat is led by the Minsteracres team.

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£120.00


Finding our way into the future : Thomas Berry and the Great Work

20/05/2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

As we journey through unimaginable upheaval, the work of Thomas Berry, Passionist priest and cultural historian inspires us with wonder and hope, giving us a new radical understanding of what it is to be human in relationship with all of life on Earth as community. Together we will dip into these ideas to explore what this means for our lives.

This retreat will be held on Saturday 20 May from 10:00am until 4:00pm.  Lunch is provided.

This retreat is led by Fergus Reilly and Clíodhna Mulhern. They are experienced retreat facilitators committed to exploring spiritual ecology themes in a range of faith settings.

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£25.00


Embodied contemplative with Terry Doyle

26/05/2017 - 28/05/2017 7:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This retreat will explore how the practice of meditation can be encountered through the language of the body. Using breathing exercises, gentle stretching and slow Tai Chi movements along with seated meditation periods, the weekend will be nourishing for mind, body and spirit.  This retreat is suitable for all ages and abilities. Please wear loose clothing.

This retreat starts on Friday 26 May at 7:00pm and ends on Sunday 28 May at 2:00pm.

This retreat is led by Terry Doyle.  He is a Benedictine Oblate with the World Community for Christian Meditation and a founder member of Jason Chan’s Light Foundation and a respected workshop and retreat leader who works in the areas of homelessness, addiction and the resettlement of refugees and asylum seekers.

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£130.00


Icon painting with Maureen Rimmer

29/05/2017 - 02/06/2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop is open to beginners as well as to those with some experience, who wish to paint an icon as an expression of personal prayer. During this week we will explore the spirituality and symbolism contained within icons.

This retreat begins on Monday 29 May at 11:00am and ends on Friday 2 June at 2:00pm

The retreat will be led by Maureen Rimmer. She has many years experience of icon painting in egg-tempera. She has completed commissions to write icons for churches in the north east of England.

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£380.00


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