We offer one 8 Day Individually Guided Retreat (IGR) in a group setting per year. The next retreat will be from Friday 22 to Sunday 31 July 2022 see here (in progress)
If these dates do not suit you, we may still be able to accommodate you for a time of retreat. Please see our information page For Individuals.
What happens during an 8-Day group IGR at St Andrew’s?
Friday: Arrival is from 5 pm. Upon your arrival, one of the Sisters will give you a tour of the house. You can then settle down in your room. At 6.30 pm there is a Eucharist in the chapel.
The Eucharist is followed by the evening meal. This first meal is an opportunity for retreatants to greet each other before the retreat.
Check closer from the date to see if there is a full board possibility.
At 8.15 pm, there is an introduction to the weekend with both the Sisters and other retreatants followed by a time of prayer together in the Chapel.
The Sister who is accompanying you will inform you when you are to meet together. During this meeting, you will be provided with tools, prayers and resources to live your retreat.
Important moments of the day are as follows:
12.30 pm to 12.45 pm: silent prayer in the Chapel (optional)
6.30 pm: Evening Prayer in the chapel (optional) with communion
8.45 pm: Short night prayer (optional)
On Sunday, there is the possibility to attend Sunday services at one of the neighbouring churches (different times).
12.30pm Short prayer in the chapel
Departure is at any time that is convenient for you.
The suggested donation for the retreat is
£40-£65 per 24 hours Self Catering,
Concessions are available.
Booking is essential for this retreat using this form. Spaces are allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please await our confirmation before firming up any plans. Note: If you cannot stay for the duration of the entire retreat, contact us to see what is possible.