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    Monastery of Our Lady and St. Bernard, Brownshill, Stroud GL6 8AL

       ‘Like clay in the hand of the potter, so are you in my hand’

 Friday 22nd– Sunday 24thNovember 2019

This retreat will offer ‘ashram-time’ time during Advent.The opportunity to quieten, join with others and follow the Benedictine rhythm of the day as at Shantivanam, with periods of meditation, chanting, prayer and the reading of scripture from different traditions. Alongside this will be opportunities for lectio divina, using clay for contemplation and walking in the country side. There will be free time, and all aspects of the programme are optional. Although not silent there will be extended periods of quiet. The weekend will be facilitated by members of the working group and participants are invited to offer practical help.

The Monastery, set in the beautiful Cotswold countryside, is home to a group of Bernadine Cistercian Sisters. We are welcome to join them in their peaceful chapel for Divine Office.We can accommodate 19 people in 14 spacious bedrooms – five are twin and 9 single. The residential cost is £105 per person for the full weekend. Single rooms will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Single people willing to share a room will be offered a £10 discount. The non-residential cost is £65 per person over the full weekend.  One day only without breakfast is £30.

Any enquires please contact Annie Email: bgsangha2014@gmail.com Tel: 01344 772 496

To reserve your place please complete the booking form. 

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