Holidays, Pilgrimages & Retreats

Holidays, Pilgrimages and Retreat centres in the UK, Ireland and worldwide.



Northumberland: Open Day at Minsteracres Retreat Centre

ICN writer Ellen Teague in Giant Sequoia plantation at Minsteracres

Minsteracres Retreat Centre in Northumberland had long been a place of mystery to many passers-by. But to those in the know, especially those who live locally, it is welcoming and caring and offers a haven for those in need of quiet space or the company of others. It has now become a tradition for the centre to open its doors to those who would like to find out more about Minsteracre...

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London: Spirituality and Creativity Lenten Retreat

Pieta St James, Piccadilly

The Spirituality and Creativity Lenten Retreat at DeMazenod House, Tower Hill, this year will be focussed on Women of the Passion. We will journey with the women who supported Jesus during the Passion from Palm Sunday through to the Crucifixion. We'll hear their stories, their point of view to gain a fuller picture, understanding of how the Women of the Passion supported our Lord. Th...

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Scotland: Family- friendly retreats

If the word 'retreat' conjures up a vision of tranquillity broken only by the murmur of gentle prayers the idea of a 'family retreat' may be hard to imagine!

Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer in Argyll, Scotland is well known for offering a whole variety of retreats but bringing young families together for a retreat experience has become one of its hallmarks.

Ruth Black, who manage...

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Monastic experience for all at Turvey Abbey

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There will be a chance to live the monastic life of work, rest and prayer - in a unique Benedictine setting from Monday 21 August to Friday 25 August 2017 at The Monastery of Christ Our Saviour at Turvey in Bedforshire.

Free accommodation and meals. If you are interested and over 18, please contact Br John Mayhead OSB for more information and to book. E-mail: [email protected] or te...

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Booking now: Retreat at Douai Abbey on Mindful Christianity

A residential weekend retreat in the beautiful Berkshire countryside at a working Benedictine monastery will examine how to apply Mindfulness in the practice of the Christian Faith. The retreat takes place from 14th - 16th July 2017. Douai Abbey is in Upper Woolhampton Reading Berkshire, RG7 5TQ. £135 full board.

For more information and to book click here: http://www.douaiab...

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London: Retreat with Teilhard de Chardin and Thomas Berry

Cardinal Parolin

This retreat day led by Professor Ursula King, will be concerned with the deep connections between ecology and spirituality as perceived by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and Thomas Berry. It is hoped that this introduction to Teilhard's and Berry's ecological spirituality and eco-theology of love will enable participants to share in the deeper way of "seeing" developed by these two men.

Ursu...

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Wales: Llannerchwen

Retreat centre in the Brecon Beacons. Llannerchwen is run by the Society of the Sacred Heart, a Roman Catholic Congregation of women who are committed to a life of contemplation and active service, and who wish to create communion.

We are an international Congregation and Llannerchwen belongs to the England/Wales Province.

For more information see:

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Augustinian Sisters, Boarbank Hall, Cumbria: 2017 programme

The 2017 programme of events at Boarbank Hall in Cumbria is now out. Two Wings and a Prayer (in May) is a completely new event, a birdwatching retreat, for both beginners and enthusiasts. Our popular Autumn Break continues with 'Reformation, Counter-Reformation and Arts'. Our other regular residential events, include Health & Salvation (January, for healthcare professionals) on the theme of Tim...

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Pilgrimage People

Pilgrimage People Charity that organises visits to the Christian communities in the Holy Land.

See: http://www.pilgrimagepeople.org/

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Zimbabwe: Cottage to let in Harare suburb

Avondale, Harare. Cottage to let at end of quiet close in residential suburb, includes garage. Solar heated water, shower and toilet facilities. Good water and electricity. Beautiful grounds. Previous tenants recommend.

For more information please phone Barbara. Landline: 002634-304572 Cellphone: 0772-594453. Email: [email protected]

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Canada: The Hermitage

Saint Mary's Place of Solitude and Prayer is a diocesan hermitage in Newfoundland, Canada, where both men and women are welcomed to live the hermit life. Two guest hermitages are available year-round for individuals and couples who seek to listen to their hearts in solitude and reflection in this peaceful and aesthetically beautiful location. There are no community activities. The he...

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Italy: Palazzola

A beautiful 13th century ex convent owned by the Venerable English College in Rome and consequently by the dioceses of England and Wales.

The Palazzola has been recently upgraded. Available for retreats, pilgrimages, school excursions, leadership gatherings. Prices are very competition.

For more information visit: http://www.palazzola.it/

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Fowey Retreat

New private retreat house in Fowey, Cornwall . Whether you want a special place to spend time with the family or a get-away-from-it-all time with friends, Fowey Retreat is the perfect place for your Cornish holiday.

Near enough to join in with anything that is going on yet secluded, quiet and private on the edge of beautiful country and just a short walk from the glorious coastal path. ...

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