Spiritual Development

Online Led Retreat: Motivational Gifts

17th Feb - 19th Feb 2023, At Home - in every place where we are
Suggested donation: £120-£150

Growing in knowledge of ourselves goes hand-in-hand with growing in knowledge of God. This online retreat offers a well-tested and well-received tool for understanding our ‘motivational gift.’ What is it that motivates our personality, choices, and relationships with others? The teaching draws from a book that Andy Raine has written (available HERE) and is based […]

The Return Of The Prodigal

20th Feb - 24th Feb 2023, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £200

This retreat, suitable for all ages, is an opportunity to reflect on the Prodigal story afresh, inspired by writings of Henri Nouwen and rooted in experiential learning in the here-and-now.

Follow the Example: Cuthbert

15th Mar - 19th Mar 2023, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £320

An opportunity to enter imaginatively into the story of this great Northern saint through prayer, creativity, pilgrimage and storytelling. In doing so, we may discover landmarks and signposts for our own journeys. Includes a day trip to either Holy Island or Cuthbert’s Cave. To find out more and book a place: CLICK HERE Suggested Donation: As […]

Easter Gathering 2023 at Nether Springs and Online (Thursday to Monday)

6th Apr - 10th Apr 2023, Nether Springs or At Home
Suggested donation: £320

Easter has always been a special time for the Community to gather. The Easter narrative draws us into Christ’s life, death & resurrection. He gives us ‐ individually and as a Community ‐ our identity, our life and our future.   This is a time for all of us to explore our journey of faith and […]

Seasons of the Soul

5th May - 7th May 2023, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £160

This Friday to Sunday led retreat will include an introduction on the first evening, daily input and the opportunity to join in with the monastic rhythms of the day. It’s easy to see our physical lives progressing from spring through summer and autumn to winter, but our inner life also seems to mirror the changing seasons though not necessarily […]

Follow the Example: Brendan – A Call to Risky Living

15th May - 19th May 2023, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £320

Irish monks used boats called coracles to travel on the ocean in search of a ‘desert place‘ in which they found God in a new way. One of the most famous of these monks is Brendan, who set out from the West coast of Ireland in search of paradise. During this retreat, we’ll hear some […]

Seven Sacred Spaces

1st Apr - 30th Mar 2024, At Home - in every place where we are
Suggested donation: £60-£75

This retreat will run monthly for a year from April 2023. We will be in touch with those who are already on the waiting list, if there are space available thereafter we will publish news of that on our monastic living website. The retreat will be led by George Lings and you can find a copy […]