Retreats and Quiet Day Calendar

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Sat 2 March 2024

St Mary’s Convent 

Lent Quiet Day: Face to Face with Jesus: Meeting Jesus in Images

CSMV Associates run Lent Quiet Day with Revd Katherine Price, Vicar of Wantage.


Fri 24 – Sun 26 May 2024

St Mary’s Convent 

Praying with Julian of Norwich

Conducted Retreat including talks and reflections, with time for personal quiet and contemplation, drawing on the Julian tradition with Revd Canon Emma Pennington.


Tue 16 –  Sat 20 July 2024

St Mary’s Convent 

Themed Retreat

‘The Oxford Movement’

CSMV Associates run themed Retreat on aspects of the 19th Century Oxford Movement, led by Rosey Feuell and others. To include local visits, talks and prayers.


Fri 16 – Sun 18 August 2024

St Mary’s Convent 

Images of Mary

Conducted Retreat exploring the names of Mary through the writings of St Bernard with Revd Susan Blagden.


Tue 22 – Sat 26 October 2024

St Mary’s Convent 

Conducted Retreat

CSMV Associates run Conducted Retreat led be The Very Revd Richard Peers, former Dean of Llandaff. Further details to be confirmed in 2024.


Sat 16 – Sun 17 November 2024

St Mary’s Convent 

Beginners’ Retreat

This short retreat is for anyone who is new to being in retreat. It is also for anyone new to staying at St Mary’s Convent or anyone who would value guidance on how to use their time in retreat.