27th July, 2022

Home Retreats in August

Ampleforth Abbey in Summer

Our popular Home Retreats series continues in August with a new programme of reflections from the monastic community at Ampleforth.

Covering a range of interesting and poignant topics, these short sessions are available for you to enjoy online from the comfort of your own home.

Join us on YouTube at 11am each Saturday to watch live, or on playback at a time that suits you.

 

'A meditation on the mystery of the Transfiguration' by Fr Gabriel

Saturday 6th August

This home retreat will focus in particular on an extract from the first reading at monastic Matins for the feast, a passage from the Second Letter of St Paul to the Corinthians, chapter 3 verses 17 to 18.

 

'Eve of the Assumption' by Fr Richard

Saturday 13th August

 

'St Bernard of Clairvaux: man of experience' by Fr Cedd

Saturday 20th August

St Bernard of Clairvaux was one if the most influential people in the Europe of the Middle Ages, and arguably one of the most influential monks of all time, especially in the Latin Church. In this talk, Fr Cedd will introduce some of the distinctive elements of Bernard’s spirituality, particular the role of experience in the spiritual life.

 

Due to Community Retreat there will be no Home Retreat on Saturday 27th August