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Retreats Handbook

Retreats 2017 - the annual publication of the Retreat Association

Retreats 2017 includes the following features:

  • Articles, book and CD reviews on the theme of Times and Seasons
  • Lead article by writer and theologian Professor Peter Tyler
  • Information and programmes for over 230 Christian retreat centres in the UK and beyond
  • Details of courses, networks and associations that promote spirituality and spiritual direction
  • Retreats with a theme - including painting, walking, Christmas and Easter
  • Retreats for the beginner
  • Individually guided retreats and quiet days
  • Map pages divided into regions
  • An index to all retreat centres

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Retreats 2016

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Retreats 2017 Articles

Times and seasons of the spiritual life

Professor Peter Tyler explores the spiritual seasons of our lives

Seasons of the earth

Sue Barrett reflects on the spiritual perspectives of working on the land

Seasons of light

Barry Preece reflects on the seasons through the eyes of a photographer

Rooted in time and reinvented for today

Clare Black describes the founding of a new city-based retreat house, grounded in ancient wisdom

Our life seasons

Maureen O’Neill and Harriet Harris discover the value of the of season in every stage of life

The rhythm of life in community

Br Nicholas Alan reflects on the gift that a Franciscan religious community has to offer

Retreating from the rural to the urban

Sister Diane Reynolds reflects on a radical shift in how we offer and encounter retreat

Love and suffering

Sr Avril O’Regan reflects on the dynamic of love and suffering in the journey of spiritual accompaniment

Exploring silence

Alison Woolley investigates the value of silence and its potential for us today

Virtually together

David Cole explores the relationship between modern technology and the traditional Church

Stillness in the modern world

Roberta Monticone describes how a much loved retreat centre has evolved to reflect changing times.

Disrupting the game

Jonny Wilson explores what the Sabbath has to offer contemporary life

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