Retreat Days 2020

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Retreats during 2020 taking place at the Xaverian Mission Spirituality Centre Preston, and are being led by Donna Worthington, who has led retreats within the Circuit over the last 18 months.

Saturday 25th January
Incarnation, The Wisdom of the Body and an Artist's 'Seeing'
The day includes focusing on Christianity as an 'Incarnational' faith where matter matters! We will explore this in various ways, but particularly through a famous painting (you'll find out which one on the day!) and also through a way of praying that acknowledges the wisdom of the body.

Desert Prayer. A day exploring the spirituality of the Desert Fathers.
Looking ahead, you may be interested in exploring the Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers during Lent (Feb 29th, Mar 28th, Wednesday 1st April). Please note that the 1st of April retreat is on a Wednesday and will enable retreatants to go deeper by focusing on the guidance of the famous Desert Father, Evagrius of Pontus.

April 25th 2020
Feeding of The 5,000 | From a boat, to the shore of a lonely place Healing, the hungry are fed and the fragments are gathered.

May 30th 2020
Pentecost | The divine fire and the call to go forth into a life based on freedom and hope.

June 27th 2020
The Story Of A Soul | St Therese's wisdom testifying to the deep reality of a life lived in the profound love of God.

July 25th 2020
The Healing Of The Blind Man (John 9:1-41)| Light, darkness and listening to the voice of Christ.

August 29th 2020
The Woman Who Anointed Jesus, the Stories of The Handless Maiden and The Selkie |We will explore the wisdom which speaks to reclaiming the lost self and heroic journeying.

Retreats are at: The Xaverian Mission Spirituality Centre, 169 Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood, Preston PR28HE. 10am for coffee, then 10.30am-4pm. Cost £20. Bring packed lunch. To book, please email Donna: drworthington@live.co.uk

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