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Saturday, 19 October 2013

Retreats with Religious Congregations

Retreats with Religious Congregations 

Source - UKReligiousLife.org

Come and see - with the Cistercian sisters at Holy Cross Abbey, Whitland

Join the community for a week-end for an experience of Cistercian Monastic Living
Friday 18th – Sunday 20th October 2013
Location: Holy Cross Abbey, Whitland, Pembrokeshire, Wales SA34 0QX

Weekend Conference at Cold Ash Retreat Centre

A weekend with talks, a Marian Procession, rosaries, sung/high Mass, low Mass, confession and socials.  Gregorian chant workshops will also be running, led by the Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge.
Friday 18th – Sunday 20th October 2013
Location: Cold Ash Centre, The Ridge, Cold Ash, Thatcham, Berkshire RG18 9HU (near Douai Abbey and Thatcham train station)More details:http://www.youngcatholicadults.co.uk/events.htm
Contact: Damian Barker on 07908 105787 or at youngcatholicadult@googlemail.com
Vocation Discernment Weekend with the Society of the Sacred Heart
Journey into the depths of God and the heart of our world
Friday October 18th - Sunday October 20th 2013
Contact: Sr Barbara Sweeney on 0191 272 3000 or  societyofthesacredheart@gmail.comLocation: 216A Wingrove Road, Fenham, Newcastle NE4 9DD

Discernment Road Trip with the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart
For men considering a vocation to religious life and priesthood.
October 25th - 27th 2013
Over a weekend we'll hit the road to explore what God's call might be for you. On our journey we'll begin with our MSC parish in St. Albans, before heading north to our school in Princethorpe. We finish up in Birmingham at our newest project, an interfaith initiative to promote dialogue between Catholicism and Islam. It's a relaxed and prayerful few days to share our faith and listen to God's invitation for you. Contact: Fr Alan MSC: fralan@mscvocations.co.uk or 075 26764236 
'Called By Name' Young Adults Retreat (18-35)
The retreat is not aimed only at those discerning a possible call to religious life/priesthood, but to every young person seeking to know and live the call of Christ. Together we will explore the personal vocation (who you are!), the work/mission/task of your vocation (what you do!), different states of life (marriage, religious life, priesthood, etc), as well as tools for discernment (how to hear and respond to Christ’s call)
October 25th - 27th 2013
Location: Worth Abbey, Paddockhurst Road, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 4SB
For more information and contact details: http://www.ukvocation.org/called-by-name-young-adults-retreat-18-35
'You show me the Path of Life': A day of prayer and reflection for young adults who are searching
10.30am - 4.00pm on Saturday 26th October 2013

Location: Sisters of Our Lady of Sion, 60 Gratwicke Road, Worthing, Sussex BR11 4BR
For more information contact Sr Anne Lee annelee222@gmail.com
Explore Jesuit Life
Whether you are just curious about Jesuit life and want to find out more, or you're beginning to wonder whether or not you might have a vocation to the Jesuits, this will explore what life is like within the order and will discuss what Jesuits seek to contribute to the life of the Church and to the world.
2nd November 2013

Location: London
Contact: Fr Matthew Power SJ matthew.power@jesuits.net or 0151 426 4137
More info: www.jesuit.org.uk/latest/130703a.htm
Prayer, Praise and Psalms: National launch of the Dominican Youth Movement 
A weekend gathering for Catholics aged 18-35 with youth from Dominican chaplaincies, parishes and ministries.
2nd - 3rd November 2013
Location: St Albert's Catholic Chaplaincy, 23 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD
Contact: dym@english.op.org
More info: www.facebook.com/DominicanYouthGB  


Come and See Day with the Dominican Sisters of St Catherine of Siena (Newcastle, Natal)
Discernment/Reflection days for young women aged 20 to 40 years
Location: 97 Constantine Road, London NW3 2LP
Date: 9th November
Time:10 for 10.30am - 3.30pm
Contact: Sr. Ursula Horan o.p at  ursula.horanop@googlemail.com

Vocations Weekend with the Redemptorist Missionaries
Jesus calls you by name to proclaim the year of God's grace...
Friday 8th November - Sunday 10th November 2013

Location: London
Contact: Fr Richard Reid: richard.reid@redemptorists.co.uk


St Albans Camino, with the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart
Come walk the ancient route of St. Alban, from where he was captured by Roman soldiers for protecting a priest, to the Abbey of St. Albans which marks the site of his martyrdom. It's a nine mile pilgrimage through beautiful rolling countryside. Find yourself on the way.
10th November 2013

Contact:  Fr Alan MSC: fralan@mscvocations.co.uk or 075 26764236 

Thy Kingdom Come
A day for men and women (aged 18-38) considering a vocation to religious life.
Faciliated by three religious congregations - Augustinians of the Assumption, Oblates of the Assumption and Religious of the Assumption
23rd November 10.30am - 5.30pm; ending with first vespers of the Feast of Christ the King
Location: Milleret House, 23 Kensington Square, London W8 5HH
Other information: Overnight accommodation is available on the Friday and/or Saturday if needed
Contact: assumptionsisters@gmail.com

Explore Jesuit Life
Whether you are just curious about Jesuit life and want to find out more, or you're beginning to wonder whether or not you might have a vocation to the Jesuits, this will explore what life is like within the order and will discuss what Jesuits seek to contribute to the life of the Church and to the world.

23rd November 2014
Location: Edinburgh
Contact: Fr Matthew Power SJ matthew.power@jesuits.net or 0151 426 4137
More info: www.jesuit.org.uk/latest/130703a.htm


'Come and See' with the Sisters of Charity of St Paul the Apostle
30 November 2013, 10am - 4pm 
Location: St. Paul's Convent, Selly Park, Birmingham B29 7LL. 
Other info: Please bring your own sandwiches; tea and coffee provided. 
Contact: Sr. Margaret Mattison 07811753163 or mags123@tiscali.co.uk 


Signposts: A toolkit for discernment
A weekend for men and women (18+), hosted by the Salesians of Don Bosco
Friday 24th (evening) – Sunday 26th January (lunchtime) 2014
Cost: £75
Location: Savio House, Bollington, nr Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 5RW
More details: www.salesianvocations.co.uk/news.html
Contact: Fr David O'Malley SDB davidomalley@lineone.net

Discernment groups and residential discernment opportunites

For details of discernment groups and residential discernment opportunities visit the National Office for Vocation's Directory of Discernment Groups

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