Events

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To Know Living Things

31st Jul - 2nd Aug 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £130

‘This is one of the greatest challenges of our time: to convert ourselves to a type of development that knows how to respect Creation’.  ~Pope Francis Details forthcoming

Celtic Sites and Saints: St. Oswald

3rd Aug - 6th Aug 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £195

A chance to explore the story of St. Oswald, ancient King of Northumbria and reflect on seats of power today.

A Time for Everything

7th Aug - 9th Aug 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £130

Join in with the life of the house based on the monastic daily rhythm of prayer, work, study/reflection, solitude and community. No set programme or teaching provided, apart from an introduction on the first night. Just time to come and be yourself.

Family Week

10th Aug - 15th Aug 2020, Nether Springs

An opportunity for families to be together, sharing in the life and rhythm of Nether Springs and to use this home as a base for holiday exploration in Northumberland. Retreat ends after lunch on Saturday. Suggested donation for each family: one adult offers full donation, spouse/partner and children under 16 half donation, children under 8 […]

Community Introduction

17th Aug - 20th Aug 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £195

An introductory retreat outlining the history, vocation and Novitiate process of the Northumbria Community. An essential retreat for all who want to explore their relationship with the Community. Please note: Participation in the first evening session is essential.  

Celtic Saints: St. Aidan

21st Aug - 23rd Aug 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £130

Aidan travelled from the Isle of Iona to Northumberland at the request of King Oswald to bring the light of the Gospel to this land. He was known for speaking out courageously, wisely, and yet also graciously, living with simplicity and giving with extraordinary generosity to those in need. This led retreat will celebrate, through […]

Seeking God at the Crossroads: An Individually Guided Retreat

24th Aug - 27th Aug 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £195

‘This is what the LORD says, “Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls.”’ ~Jeremiah 6:16 A chance to reflect on life-transitions with someone who will listen with you to God’s work at the […]

House Closed

28th Aug - 30th Aug 2020, Nether Springs

Nether Springs is closed for three days every month as part of the resident community’s commitment to a rhythm of life.

A Time for Everything

31st Aug - 3rd Sep 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £195

Join in with the life of the house based on the monastic daily rhythm of prayer, work, study/reflection, solitude and community. No set programme or teaching provided, apart from an introduction on the first night. Just time to come and be yourself.

Trustees Weekend*

4th Sep - 6th Sep 2020, Nether Springs

*Please note. The house is only open to Trustees of the Northumbria Community this weekend.