Quiet Days

Our Quiet Days provide an opportunity to reflect, pray and share with others on a specific theme. For example:

  • A liturgical season, like Advent or Lent
  • An aspect of Ignatian Spirituality
  • Prayer through art (for example through icons, painting, collage, dance, etc)
  • Creation and ecological conversion
  • Circumstances of life such as making choices and coping with difficult moments, etc.

Arrival is from 10 am, for a 10.30 am start. The day ends at 4 pm.

At the start of both the morning and afternoon, a small time of input, led by a Sister, leads to a time of personal reflection. A time of group sharing/reflection may also be offered. Resources that can help nourish your reflection (art materials, books, etc) are available during the day. We close the day with a small moment of prayer together.

Tea, coffee and biscuits are available throughout the day. Bring your own packed lunch. Lunch is eaten in silence in the house (or in the garden if you wish, and the weather permits!).

Have a look at our calendar for the dates and themes of our Quiet Days. Booking in advance using this form is essential, ideally at least 2 weeks before the Quiet Day you wish to attend.

Quiet Days at St Andrew’s in 2020

Saturday 7 March 2020: Lenten Quiet Day, with sister Sigrun

Saturday 25 April 2020: The Woman at the Well – An Art-Workshop Retreat, with Mary Chamberlin

Saturday 16 May 2020: Martha, Martha with Anna-Stina Ponsford and Sr Marie-Christine . Looking at possible Co-Dependancy patterns…

Saturday 26 September 2020: Care for our Common Home, with sister Regula

Saturday 7 November 2020: Celebrate with colour – A Workshop Day with Creativity inspired by the Icon of the Trinity, with sister Marie-Christine.

Saturday 28 November 2020: A Light in the Night – Quiet Pause in Advent, with sister Marie-Christine

Wednesday 9 December 2020: Advent Quiet Evening, with sister Regula

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