Walsingham retreats on culture, prayer and marriage

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Walsingham retreats on culture, prayer and marriage

A series of weekend retreats are being offered by the sisters of the Community of Our Lady of Walsingham at Dowry House in Walsingham on subjects including Catholic culture, prayer, marriage enrichment, relationships and Lectio Divina.

Dowry House Retreat is a beautiful, listed building situated just opposite the 12th Century Walsingham Abbey grounds in Walsingham. The Community of Our Lady of Walsingham would be delighted to welcome you to one of their many retreats taking place or simply to come for some quiet time.

Jam, Cakes, History, Heritage and Evangelisation: Friday August 9 – Sunday 11

A weekend celebrating Catholic culture – and how to use it to evangelise. Led by author, historian and TV cook Joanna Bogle. Talks and practical activities to celebrate and spread the Faith.

The door of entry to God’s dwelling place is prayer: September 13 to 15

A retreat led by Fr Matthew Blake OCD, a renowned retreat-giver, will guide us in exploring St Teresa of Avila’s book, ‘The Interior Castle’.

Loving for Life – Marriage Enrichment Retreat: October 4 to 6

Take time out to turn your marriage into a great marriage. Whether recently married, married for several years or enjoying the golden years your marriage will be strengthened.

Smart Loving: October 25 to 27

A formation retreat for couples preparing to marry in the Catholic Church. This course satisfies the requirements for Marriage Preparation and a certificate will be given which is internationally accepted in the Church.

Prayer, Intimacy and Relationships: November 22 to 24

A weekend looking at how the journey into a deeper prayer life enables us to love the people in our lives, even the most difficult!

Beginning Lectio Divina: November 29 to December 1

Join others in learning the art of Lectio Divina so that entering more deeply into the Word of God, our hearts can be filled with the thoughts, desires and sentiments of Christ’s.

For more information on these and other retreats, visit: http://www.dowryhouse.org.uk/events Email dowryhouse@walsingham.org.uk  or call 01328 801018. Dowry House Retreat, Walsingham, NR22 6BZ.