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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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Featured articles in this year's Retreats Handbook


The pandemic, courage and commonplace prophecy

Lead article by Abbot Christopher Jamison OSB

Walking through grief with the Celtic saints

Kathy McQueen shares a journey of hope and healing.

Rebuilding the ancient walls

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

What is courage, for God's sake?

M C Benitan discusses the meaning and manifestation of courage.

Courage in the face of coronavirus

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

Seeing differently

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

After the rain

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

A matter of choice?

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

When God works from home

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

Courage to change

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

Life-enhancing courage in the Holy Land

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

Healing and hope

Lorraine Apps-Huggins explores a ministry of the heart.