6th May, 2022

Home Retreats in May

View of Ampleforth Abbey buildings with fields in the foreground

Our popular Home Retreats series continues in May 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.


May Home Retreats Programme


'Our Lady, the Great Intercessor' by Fr Edward
Saturday 7th May 11am

Join us for this poignant reflection by Fr Edward.



'I give you a new commandment..' by Fr Bede
Saturday 14th May 11am

This week Fr Bede takes us through a thought-provoking exploration of 'forgiving the unforgivable'.



'St Bede: his tomb in Durham Cathedral as a prompt for prayer' with Fr Gabriel
Saturday 21st May 11am

This retreat talk will take the tomb of St Bede in the Galilee chapel of Durham Cathedral, whose feast is on May 25, as a way into exploring why we pray at the tombs of the saints and why we ask them to pray for us.



'What is Happening to our Common Home?' by Fr Christopher
Saturday 28th May 11am

Fr Christopher explores and reflects on the first chapter of Pope Francis' Laudato Si'.



Each Home Retreat consists of a 10-15 minute reflection, and concludes with a series of suggestions for activities and further reflection throughout the day.