For Associates: Retreats and Quiet Days

CSMV Associates’ Retreats and Quiet Days 2021


A Quiet Day is to be held for Associates and others  on Saturday 20th March, 2021 from 11.00am to 3.30pm by Zoom.

The Quiet Day Leader is the Revd Mary Harwood, who is a retired priest working in the Ridgeway Benefice just outside Wantage, a Spiritual Director, and an Oblate of the CSMV Community.

There will be three sessions looking at:                            Jesus our Compass

 Jesus our Shelter

and … Jesus our Refreshment

Please book with Rosey Feuell, Associates Retreat Secretary; up to 40 places.  /  01223 213305.   We would be grateful for donations to cover CSMV/Associates’ costs: £20 suggested, by cheque to CSMV – or by  BACS – details from Rosey if required.  


Associates are now invited to join the Oblate’s Spring Retreat:-

Image and Imagination: praying with pictures

Oblate Creative Online Retreat via Zoom 8-10 April 2021


Date: 8-10 April 2021 midday to midday

Places: limited to 17.  Booking open to Associates from 13 March 21

Cost: £45 per person

To book: or any queries, please contact Susan Blagden (Council)

Upon receipt of booking a small list of materials that might be useful will be emailed to you.


Associates Day: Saturday 11th September 2021 at the Convent, Wantage

Not change of date.

We are looking forward to the reopening of the Convent Guest Wing  and holding  Associates’ Day on Saturday, 11th September, 2021.  We hope to be able to provide an online and postal version for those unable to travel.  We recommend staying in touch with the Guest Wing about visits and overnight stays. / 01235 763141

We are excited by the popularity of 2020’s online Quiet Day and Conducted Retreat and will think creatively if/when any future restrictions arise. 


Monday, 3rd to Friday, 7th May (postponed from 2020)  Retreat at Open Gate, Holy Island of Lindisfarne.  All those already booked in are assured of places.  3 or 4 further places may be available, so please ask Rosey if you would like details of costs, programme and ongoing preparatory material. Rosey is running this event direct so please contact Rosey with any enquiries.

Saturday, 3rd July  –  Quiet Day at the Convent  –  10/11am – 4pm approx.  – speaker, Antonia Cretney   (Book with Guest Wing by 3rd June, 2021)

Tuesday, 28th September   –  Saturday, 2nd October  –  Conducted Retreat at the Convent – speaker, subject and costs to be notified (Book with Guest Wing by 28th August) Rosey Feuell – Associates’ Retreat Secretary 


Costs of Retreats and Quiet Days: If you wish to attend something but costs deter you, please contact Rosey about Bursary Funding.

Donations to Associates funds are also welcome to support future activities. 

Remember you can recommend/book in a friend; we are keen to widen uptake of Associates’ events.  There may be Oblates’ events you can attend too if there are places, though we have no current information.

Please also see the News/Events/Associates’ pages on, and contact me if things are not clear.  


Rosey Feuell CSMV Associates’ Retreat Secretary           01223 213305  

14 Wolsey Way Cambridge CB1 3JQ