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Retreats Handbook

Retreats 2021 - the annual publication of the Retreat Association

Retreats 2021 includes the following features:

  • Articles and book reviews on the theme of Courage
  • Lead article by Abbot Christopher Jamison OSB
  • Information and programmes for 170 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 2021 Articles

The pandemic, courage and commonplace prophecy

Lead article by Abbot Christopher Jamison OSB

What is courage, for God's sake?

M C Benitan discusses the meaning and manifestation of courage.

After the rain

Susan Daniell reflects on finding strength in the midst of grief and loss.

Courage to change

Mark Ireland describes the rebirth of Whalley Abbey as a Centre for Christian Discipleship and Prayer.

Walking through grief with the Celtic saints

Kathy McQueen shares a journey of hope and healing.

Courage in the face of coronavirus

Frances Nestor describes her experience of being on the NHS frontline during a global pandemic.

A matter of choice?

Sally Nelson explores the challenge to respond freely to what life brings.

Life-enhancing courage in the Holy Land

Barbara Ross reflects on a moving visit to the land of Christ's birth.

Rebuilding the ancient walls

Rev Rachel Bennetts reflects on the birthing of a new monastic community in Leicester.

Seeing differently

Steve Radley explores a creative approach to overcoming fear and living in the present moment.

When God works from home

Sarah Young describes ways of providing spiritual nourishment online during a time of global crisis.

Healing and hope

Lorraine Apps-Huggins explores a ministry of the heart.

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