On this page you will find the various events being offered here at Dowry House, most of which are organised by the Shrine or its partners and some of which are being put together by other people or organisations, but remain open to all. For further information or to book a place on these events, please call 01328 801 018 or email firstname.lastname@example.org unless indicated otherwise on the full event details page.
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Ends: Sunday 17 October 2021 @ 2pm
A weekend Retreat for 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.
Ends: Sunday 24 October 2021 @ 2pm
Enter into the beauty of Carmelite Spirituality with Fr Matt Blake OCD, an experienced retreat giver and Carmelite friar. Carmelite spirituality is Christian spirituality – not an idiosyncratic or esoteric spirituality. As such, contrary to some popular misconceptions, it is not reserved to a select group within the Church or to a spiritually elite, but is accessible to all whom the Spirit calls to follow this way. As a Christian spirituality, Carmelite spirituality is a way of following Jesus Christ and walking the path of the gospel.
Ends: Wednesday 8 December 2021 @ 10.30am
These days are open to anyone who wishes to experience an IGR (Individually Guided Retreat) with an experienced spiritual guide as part of their Advent journey towards Christmas. Booking in plenty of time is recommended as places are limited. “Therefore I am now going to allure her; I will lead her into the wilderness and speak tenderly to her.’ Hosea 2:14
Ends: Wednesday 9 February 2022 @ 5pm
These days are open to anyone who wishes to experience an IGR (Individually Guided Retreat) with an experienced spiritual guide as part of their Lenten preparation for Easter. Booking in plenty of time is recommended as places are limited.
“Therefore I am now going to allure her; I will lead her into the wilderness and speak tenderly to her.’ Hosea 2:14
Ends: Sunday 13 March 2022 @ 4.30pm
The first in a series of ‘Walsingham Spirituality’ weekends to enable retreatants enter more deeply into the spirituality of Walsingham, learning in particular what it means to accept God’s Will in one’s life. Retreatants can participate via zoom from the comfort of their homes.
Ends: Sunday 27 March 2022 @ 4.30pm
A retreat looking at how a life of prayer enables us to enter into deep union with God, and to love everyone as Christ taught.
Ends: Sunday 22 May 2022 @ 4pm
The second of a series of ‘Walsingham Spirituality’ weekends to enable people to enter more deeply into the spirituality of Walsingham, looking at accepting God’s Will when life is difficult, and also at what it means to fulfill his will.
Ends: Sunday 26 June 2022 @ 4.30pm
During this retreat, we will learn how to use our feelings, emotions, thoughts and imagination in the service of an authentic journey of discernment, thus enabling us to make good decisions in life.
Ends: Sunday 17 July 2022 @ 2pm (Residential) / 4pm (Zoom)
The third of a series of weekends to enable people enter more deeply into the spirituality of Walsingham, learning in particular what it means to surrender to God’s Will in one’s life and to live a spirituality of thanksgiving for all that God does for us.
Retreatants can participate from the comfort of their homes via zoom or in Dowry House where personal accompaniment from one of the sisters will also be on offer.