Loving Chastely

Starts: Friday 15 October 2021 @ 5pm
Ends: Sunday 17 October 2021 @ 2pm

A weekend Retreat for University Students and any young adults aged 18-35 who wish to grow in self-knowledge before God the Father.

Experiencing his love in the reality of our being, we open ourselves to developing healthy psycho-sexual relationships, learning to receive and give love in a chaste manner and according to our particular state in life.

Sexuality affects all aspects of the human person in the unity of his body and soul. It especially concerns our affectivity, the capacity to love and to procreate, and in a more general way the aptitude for forming bonds of communion with others.” CCC 2332

Join others in asking the questions needed to live a consciously chaste / celibate life. Option of personal accompaniment is also available.

Fr David Marsden MSC is a clinical psychologist and a teacher of the Theology of the Body.

Sr Camilla COLW is a graduate of the Institute for the Sexuality Studies (at the Catholic Theological Union/Chicago University), and the Regina Apostolorum University in Rome.

Booking a Place

RESIDENTIAL (once the house re-opens) 

Enjoy the weekend in Walsingham for £160 per person in an en-suite room or £140 in a standard room.  Student rates to be confirmed. This price includes all your meals from Friday supper to Sunday lunch as well as refreshments. You can enjoy the beautiful house and grounds of Dowry House Retreat as well as access to the stunning Adoration chapel. There is also the opportunity for spiritual accompaniment from a Sister. This price also includes the retreat talks and any resources that are provided. If you would like to stay with us, please email Dowry House.


We invite a donation in the range of £25 to £40 depending on means. We are grateful for any donation you can give to support the retreat house and its vital work of drawing people into a deeper relationship with God. 

PLEASE EMAIL DOWRY HOUSE: to register for this weekend retreat 

When registering to attend via Zoom please send us your full name, home town, age and, if you wish, a sentence about yourself. This will help when allocating discussion groups on zoom. Please note that if you are attending with someone in your household, it is still good to have separate devices to log onto Zoom so that we can divide people into discussion groups. Nearer the date the Zoom address to attend the meetings will also be sent out.