|St Cuthman's Hall and Gallery with roaring fire|
St Cuthmans’ Programme 2014
We have the ideal haven for your Individually Guided Retreat, which can be booked at anytime throughout the year.
• Taking time to reflect, pray, meditate and experience God in a beautiful, restful,
• Offering you a listening ear with a Spiritual Director
• Spending time alone in silence, getting in touch with deeper facets of life
• Leisure time to read by the fire, rest and be creative
• Healthy living with restful sleep, good food, walks through the forest and
countryside and around the lake
Reflection Days and Retreats
A weekend with St. Cuthman of Steyning
Led by Fr. Charles Jeffries & Mary-Jane Burkett
Friday 7th – Sunday 9th February
A weekend retreat occurring over the feast of St. Cuthman, reflecting upon the life of this little known Sussex Saint; “The Boy with the Cart”, who listened and followed God’s call. We will be reflecting upon his life, the call of the Gospels and where God is calling us in ours. The weekend will include led sessions as well as periods of communal and individual prayer, silence and reflection.
“The Other Vatican Documents”
Reflection Day led by Bishop Kieran Conry
Saturday 15th February
A chance to the explore, with Bishop Kieran Conry, documents from the Second Vatican Council that are not currently being looked at as part of the Diocese of Arundel & Brighton Jubilee preparations. The day will be held in our Garden Room.
Reflection Day using Creative Calligraphy
Led by Judith Maynard & Sr. Sue Haddock RSM (12 People maximum)
Saturday 1st March
Come and enjoy a day learning how to combine several areas of creativity with calligraphy in order to present inspirational and personal prayers. The day will include demonstrations using collage, basic watercolour and wax resist techniques upon which we will then write out our chosen words in a variety of scripts. Many of the materials (paint, papers, glue paints) will be provided, but if you have any of your own materials you would like to bring along, please feel free to do so. Cost £35
Ash Wednesday led by Father Charles Jeffries
Wednesday 5th March
"A day of prayerful reflection on the Way of the Cross”
Led by Sr. Anne Dunne
Wednesday 16th April
Using Sr. Anne's clay sculpture models that depict the painful journey of Jesus, we will take the time to slow down and ponder the Journey of Jesus Christ to Calvary. What meaning does the cross hold for us in our own life, and how do we deal with our pain crisis and failure".
There will be times of input, sharing and prayer.
The Easter Triduum
Thursday 17th April- Sunday 20th April
Led by Fr. Charles Jeffries
Easter is a wonderful time for reflection and renewal. Come away to celebrate the liturgies of Holy Week within the beautiful surroundings of St. Cuthman’s. There will be time for silence and reflection as well as sharing & celebration. Cost: £260
St. Cuthman’s Open House:
Monday 21st – Thursday 24th April
A wonderful opportunity for those who have not been to St. Cuthman’s before, or old friends who would like to come back, to come and explore the St Cuthman’s grounds, pray in our
Chapel or be shown round our beautiful historic retreat house. There will also be an opportunity for those who wish to be accompanied in prayer or have spiritual direction by prior booking. Refreshments will also be available. Cost: Donations