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Marygate House, Holy Island
is a Christian Retreat on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne off the coast of north Northumberland. In the heart of the small village on the island Marygate offers the possibility of groups or individuals staying on the island. Groups usually bring their own leader, and individuals often make their own retreat. Lindisfarne was chosen by St Aidan in 635 AD as the centre for his mission across the kingdom of Northumbria; and by the end of the 7th century the island had already become a place of pilgrimage, because of the renown of St Cuthbert.
Marygate welcomes pilgrims today who want to share in the spiritual history and natural beauty of the island. The house has no scale of charges – but welcomes donations, and has prospered over the last 40 years on the generosity of our guests.
Marygate is served by a small resident community and volunteers. If you are interested in discussing the possibility of sharing in the ministry of the house please contact the chair of the Trustees, the Rev’d Paul Collins for more details: email@example.com / 01289 389 216.
At present we are particularly seeking someone with skills in administration to join the resident community.