Upcoming Events


9:00 am July 28, 2018 - 3:30 pm July 28, 2018

Does the Forest Pray?

A contemplative awareness of our environment and ecology can bring healing and hope. A day retreat listening to the Spirit and exploring our monastic tradition to refocus our concerns for ecology.

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9:00 am September 8, 2018 - 3:30 pm September 8, 2018

Centering prayer and the Cloud of Unknowing

A silent centering prayer retreat day spent in the heart of the Cloud of Unknowing. We explore its rich teachings, and practice integrating them into daily prayer. Limited places.

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9:00 am September 15, 2018 - 3:30 pm September 15, 2018

Sophia in Bee Ecology

Sophia is God’s Wisdom reflected in nature. A day retreat looking at bee ecology in the wisdom of the Benedictine Tradition.

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9:00 am October 6, 2018 - 3:30 pm October 6, 2018

“Seasons of the Heart” – Spring Retreat Day for Gardeners

Spring – the time for the rising of new inner life. Spend a day of pottering in the Abbey Farm garden with Sr Mechtild, listening and tuning into the wisdom of the seasons.

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3:00 pm October 26, 2018 - 2:00 pm October 28, 2018

Centering prayer and Lectio Divina

A silent centering prayer retreat looking at the practice of lectio divina and the ways in which it holds our centering prayer practice in sacred “space and time”.

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9:00 am November 3, 2018 - 3:30 pm November 3, 2018

Centering prayer and Lectio Divina

A silent day retreat holding our centering prayer practice in the sacred framework of lectio divina. Limited places.

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3:00 pm November 9, 2018 - 2:00 pm November 11, 2018

Oblate Retreat

A weekend retreat for oblates of Jamberoo Abbey

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3:00 pm November 16, 2018 - 2:00 pm November 18, 2018

Prayer of the Heart – an introduction to the Jesus Prayer

St Paul exhorts us to “pray without ceasing” (1 Thess 5:16). A weekend retreat discovering the ancient wisdom of meditative prayer, particularly the Jesus Prayer, “Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.”

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9:00 am December 1, 2018 - 3:30 pm December 1, 2018

The Lord’s Mercies are always “Advent New”

Advent brings us a consoling message, “This is what I will tell my soul and so recover hope. The favours of the Lord are not exhausted, His mercies have not ended. They are new every morning, so great is His faithfulness” (Lam 3:21-23). This retreat day offers a chance to stop and claim again the […]

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