Upcoming Retreats

 
 

Next Retreat Venue 

 Douai Abbey

Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton Reading, Berkshire RG7 5TQ

Weekend April 27th -28th, 2019

 
 
Douai Abbey

Douai Abbey is a Roman Catholic monastery of monks of the English Benedictine Congregation, and under the patronage of Saint Edmund, King and Martyr. They were founded in Paris in 1615. Uprooted by the French Revolution they settled at Douai in Flanders, and finally returned to England in 1903, settling at Woolhampton. Douai monks still serve in parishes throughout England.

The monastery welcomes guests on many different retreats or courses, including Loving 4 Life as well as those who seek space for quiet or study.

For more information on this weekend, contact Jane Deegan

Email : jane@loving4life.net



Costs

£125.00 per couple non-residential or

£195.00 per couple including Saturday overnight stay (full-board) 

Includes:

✔ Couple Pack
✔ Lunch on both days
✔ Celebratory dinner on Saturday evening
✔ Refreshments throughout the two days
✔ Space for personal prayer, reflection, meditation, discussion and silence

Please note: we are non-profit making organisation and if we have committed to paying the costs of the Retreat we may not be able to  refund any cancellations either in full or in part

Second Retreat Venue

The Manor Farm House

Manor Farm House, 50 South St, Castlethorpe, Milton Keynes MK19 7EL

Weekend June 22nd -23rd, 2019 

 

Manor Farm House

Manor Farm House is run as a B&B but also has a beautiful Barn which acts as the main Retreat room. Janet and Stuart are happy to welcome couples into their home and to host the seminar with warm loving hospitality and home cooked food. Castlethorpe is a very pretty village in the middle of the Buckinghamshire countryside.

Bishop Peter Doyle is very supportive of the seminar and welcomes us warmly to his Diocese. He has in the past attended to hear confessions,  preside at Mass and give us his blessing.

The Manor Farm House can offer a limited number of couples overnight accommodation for those who would like to book it, but alternative overnight accommodation can be arranged at B&B's, or hotels nearby.

For more information on this weekend, contact Jane Deegan

Email : jane@loving4life.net

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Costs

£125.00  per couple non-residential or

£195.00 per couple for inclusive Saturday overnight stay (full board). Rooms are limited so please contact Jane to check availability

Includes:

✔ Couple Pack
✔ Lunch on both days
✔ Celebratory dinner on Saturday evening
✔ Refreshments throughout the two days
✔ Space for personal prayer, reflection, meditation, discussion and silence

Please note: we are non-profit making organisation and if we have committed to paying the costs of the Retreat we may not be able to refund any cancellations either in full or in part

Third Retreat Venue

The Dowry House Walsingham

 47-49 High Street, Walsingham, Norfolk, NR22 6BZ 

Weekend October 4th -6th 2019

(Please note, this Retreat begins on the Friday evening)

Dowry House

Dowry House Retreat is situated directly opposite the Priory Gatehouse in the High Street. It was built between 1470 and 1496, and in the twelfth-century the Augustinian Priory used it as a pilgrim hostel.  

During the 15th Century, Walsingham enjoyed the reputation of being one of the world’s most renowned shrines along with Jerusalem, Rome and Santiago de Compostela – and of all these, only Walsingham was dedicated to Our Lady. So pilgrims came from far and wide to honour Our Blessed Mother.

The Community of Our Lady of Walsingham was founded in the Slipper Chapel on the Feast of the Epiphany, 6th January 2004 with the aim of living and spreading the spirituality of Walsingham in-depth. As a contemplative, but not enclosed community, the sisters offer hospitality, spiritual accompaniment, retreats and formation to groups and individuals visiting the shrine.

For more information on this weekend, contact Jane Deegan

Email : jane@loving4life.net


Costs

£130.00 per couple non-residential or

£175.00 per couple for inclusive Friday & Saturday overnight stay (full board) non en-suite

£195.00 per couple for inclusive Friday & Saturday overnight stay (full board) en-suite 

Includes:

✔ Couple Pack
✔ Lunch on both days
✔ Celebratory dinner on Saturday evening
✔ Refreshments throughout the two days
✔ Space for personal prayer, reflection, meditation, discussion and silence

Please note: we are non-profit making organisation and if we have committed to paying the costs of the Retreat we may not be able to refund any cancellations either in full or in part