Author: Sarah Hay

Good news from Nether Springs – we are re-opening…

  Some good news from our Mother House about re-opening our doors for a new-style retreat from mid-October 2020. Further information on our retreats at Nether Springs can be found HERE And our full programme – including our online retreats – is located HERE  

Come and See Prayers – Wednesday 9th September 5.30pm BST

This week it is lovely to be with Norma and Norman Charlton, long-time Companions in Community, who live in Gateshead, just outside Newcastle-upon- Tyne, England. This evening’s reflection is taken from Celtic Daily Prayer Book 2 and the Eata readings for September, entitled ‘Celtic Footprints’. Tonight, we focus on a story connected to the the […]

Come and See Prayers – Wednesday 2nd September from 5.30pm BST

This week we are delighted to join Tim Halpin and the rest of the folk at Nethergrove House, North Devon, for Evening Prayer. In September our main readings are from Colman, in CDP Book 2 and are on the theme of ‘Hospitality’. We are aware that, for many of us at the moment, hospitality might […]

Come and See Wednesday Prayers – A Celtic Communion

Welcome to our Celtic Communion, filmed in the Lean-to Chapel at our Mother House – Nether Springs, near Felton, Northumberland. You may find it helpful to follow along with the liturgy found in Celtic Daily Prayer Book Two: Farther Up and Farther starting on page 973. You can download this particular Communion service sheet from […]

Come and See – Wednesday prayers

Each Wednesday we invite you to ‘come and see’ more of who we are as Community. Wednesday has been a special day of prayer for us – even before we knew that we were growing a Community! JOIN IN with us each week via the special links on our website or Facebook Page.


From June onwards, we are able to offer a growing number of online retreats, starting with some Individually Guided Retreats.  If you would be interested in finding out more, please visit our School for Monastic Living’s Retreats landing page  If you. would like to sign up to receive email updates about these, as soon as […]

Keeping a Monastic Rhythm – for such a time as this…

In these disorientating, difficult times and on the day that we have had to close our Mother House – Nether Springs – Catherine Askew outlines how keeping a monastic rhythm can help bring hope and meaning to our relationship with God and each other: alone, together.