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SAT

27

Finding Rest and Refreshment. An online quiet day with Alison MacTier.

27 February 2021, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

A virtual day reflecting on the story of the Samaritan Woman at the Well with the Retreat Association Icon.

Exploring the message of hope and inspiration in this powerful gospel story.

While we are unable to welcome everyone in person during this time we are delighted to be able to welcome you virtually to spend a day online at this extraordinary urban oasis of the Royal Foundation of St Katharine. The sessions will be led by Alison who will open up the depth of meaning revealed in the beautiful Samaritan Woman at the Well, Retreat Association icon. Join us for this day online and enjoy from the comfort of your own home.

MON

08

Open Reflective Day ~ 8th March 2021

8 March 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to continue opening our doors in 2021 so individuals can access our urban oasis for an individual quiet day.

Most people choose to begin their day by joining the welcome meditation at 10.30am

We do not intend to have these as led events but rather as opportunities for people to have some space and quiet in their lives.

During the day you are welcome to join our optional services held in our Chapel. Depending on availability we often can offer an opportunity to book a slot to meet with a trained listener, during your day. Kindly note these slots can only be booked on arrival.

SUN

07

Stay Sunday ~ 7th March 2021

7 March 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to be able to offer a chance to stay over on the Sunday through to the Open Reflective Day on the Monday. This would enable you to enjoy a full 24 hours residential retreat.

StaySunday enables  you to  extend your Open Reflective Day  by arriving after lunch on Sunday and staying in one of our lovely new Chapelside en suite single bedrooms B&B.

Please note that on the Sunday there will be no Chapel services but you are welcome to use our Chapel, gardens, lounge and library for your personal reflections. While no is food included  in the cost for the Sunday, you are most  welcome to preorder one of our St Katharines platters , or visit our Yurt cafe.

Stay Sunday includes :-  B&B on Sunday night in addition to the Open Reflective Day on Monday.

Kindly note that places are limited so please do book early to avoid disappointment.

MON

12

Open Reflective Day ~ 12th April 2021

12 April 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to continue opening our doors in 2021 so individuals can access our urban oasis for an individual quiet day.

Most people choose to begin their day by joining the welcome meditation at 10.30am

We do not intend to have these as led events but rather as opportunities for people to have some space and quiet in their lives.

During the day you are welcome to join our optional services held in our Chapel. Depending on availability we often can offer an opportunity to book a slot to meet with a trained listener, during your day. Kindly note these slots can only be booked on arrival.

SAT

17

Walking humbly with God ~ a quiet day with Christopher Chapman

April 17 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm -

In a time when the environment and the climate are in crisis, and those in power prefer to build walls rather than relationships, we need the witness of Francis of Assisi. Through input and a variety of prayer and reflection exercises we will explore how to walk humbly with God, the created world and one another.

WED

21

ST KATHARINE’S SUMMER SUPPER CLUBS WITH JAZZ ~ 21st April

21st April -

Join us for our monthly St Katharine’s Supper Club at London’s extraordinary urban oasis. A chance to unwind and step back from the busyness of modern life, and share a wholesome meal with good wine and conversation.

The evening starts in the Chapel with an introductory “thought for the evening” by the Master of the Royal Foundation or a guest speaker, to help spark the conversations.

  • Talk 6.45pm
  • Drinks 7.00pm
  • Supper 7.40pm

FRI

07

A Soulful Spring Time Retreat with Brian Draper

May 7 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm -

You might have heard me on BBC Radio 4’s Thought for the Day, on the Today programme. It’s a good indicator of what I try to do: help people of all faiths and none to see the world from a creative and engaging spiritual perspective. In 2 mins 45.

SUN

09

Stay Sunday ~ 9th May 2021

9 May 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to be able to offer a chance to stay over on the Sunday through to the Open Reflective Day on the Monday. This would enable you to enjoy a full 24 hours residential retreat.

StaySunday enables  you to  extend your Open Reflective Day  by arriving after lunch on Sunday and staying in one of our lovely new Chapelside en suite single bedrooms B&B.

Please note that on the Sunday there will be no Chapel services but you are welcome to use our Chapel, gardens, lounge and library for your personal reflections. While no is food included  in the cost for the Sunday, you are most  welcome to preorder one of our St Katharines platters , or visit our Yurt cafe.

Stay Sunday includes :-  B&B on Sunday night in addition to the Open Reflective Day on Monday.

Kindly note that places are limited so please do book early to avoid disappointment.

MON

10

Open Reflective Day ~ 10th May 2021

10 May 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to continue opening our doors in 2021 so individuals can access our urban oasis for an individual quiet day.

Most people choose to begin their day by joining the welcome meditation at 10.30am

We do not intend to have these as led events but rather as opportunities for people to have some space and quiet in their lives.

During the day you are welcome to join our optional services held in our Chapel. Depending on availability we often can offer an opportunity to book a slot to meet with a trained listener, during your day. Kindly note these slots can only be booked on arrival.

MON

17

Residential Retreat with John Bell

17th May - 19th May

John is a preacher, hymnwriter, composer, lecturer and broadcaster.

John is a Resource Worker with The Iona Community, who lectures, preaches and conducts seminars across the denominations around the world. He is a hymn writer, author and occasional broadcaster, but retains a primary passion for congregational song. John is based in Glasgow and works with his colleagues in the areas of music, worship and spirituality. He is a founding member of the Wild Goose group.

WED

19

ST KATHARINE’S SUMMER SUPPER CLUBS WITH JAZZ ~ 19th May

19th May -

Join us for our monthly St Katharine’s Supper Club at London’s extraordinary urban oasis. A chance to unwind and step back from the busyness of modern life, and share a wholesome meal with good wine and conversation.

The evening starts in the Chapel with an introductory “thought for the evening” by the Master of the Royal Foundation or a guest speaker, to help spark the conversations.

  • Talk 6.45pm
  • Drinks 7.00pm
  • Supper 7.40pm

SUN

30

Residential Retreat with Pádraig Ó Tuama - Poetry is Prayer

30th May - 31st May

Poet and theologian, Pádraig’s work centres around themes of language, power, conflict and religion. Pádraig is a skilled speaker, teacher and group worker. His work has won acclaim in circles of poetry, politics, religion, psychotherapy and conflict analysis. His work has been featured widely on BBC, RTÉ, and other national broadcasters in the USA and Australia. With his partner Paul, he began the Tenx9 storytelling event and he presents Poetry Unbound from the On Being Studios. Betwenn 2014-2019, he led the Corrymeela Community, Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation organisation. Pádraig lives in Ireland.

SAT

12

A Quiet Day with Brother Sam - The Sabbath

12 June 2021, 10:15 am - 16:00 pm

Come to spend a day at this urban oasis of the Royal Foundation of St Katharine.

The day will include space for individual reflections and prayer.

The cost of £40 includes coffee and pastries on arrival, a retreat lunch and afternoon pot of tea and cake.

SUN

13

Stay Sunday ~ 13th June 2021

13 June 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to be able to offer a chance to stay over on the Sunday through to the Open Reflective Day on the Monday. This would enable you to enjoy a full 24 hours residential retreat.

StaySunday enables  you to  extend your Open Reflective Day  by arriving after lunch on Sunday and staying in one of our lovely new Chapelside en suite single bedrooms B&B.

Please note that on the Sunday there will be no Chapel services but you are welcome to use our Chapel, gardens, lounge and library for your personal reflections. While no is food included  in the cost for the Sunday, you are most  welcome to preorder one of our St Katharines platters , or visit our Yurt cafe.

Stay Sunday includes :-  B&B on Sunday night in addition to the Open Reflective Day on Monday.

Kindly note that places are limited so please do book early to avoid disappointment.

MON

14

Open Reflective Day ~ 14th June 2021

14 June 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to continue opening our doors in 2021 so individuals can access our urban oasis for an individual quiet day.

Most people choose to begin their day by joining the welcome meditation at 10.30am

We do not intend to have these as led events but rather as opportunities for people to have some space and quiet in their lives.

During the day you are welcome to join our optional services held in our Chapel. Depending on availability we often can offer an opportunity to book a slot to meet with a trained listener, during your day. Kindly note these slots can only be booked on arrival.

WED

16

ST KATHARINE’S SUMMER SUPPER CLUBS WITH JAZZ ~ 16th June

16th June -

Join us for our monthly St Katharine’s Supper Club at London’s extraordinary urban oasis. A chance to unwind and step back from the busyness of modern life, and share a wholesome meal with good wine and conversation.

The evening starts in the Chapel with an introductory “thought for the evening” by the Master of the Royal Foundation or a guest speaker, to help spark the conversations.

  • Talk 6.45pm
  • Drinks 7.00pm
  • Supper 7.40pm

SUN

11

Stay Sunday ~ 11th July 2021

11 July 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to be able to offer a chance to stay over on the Sunday through to the Open Reflective Day on the Monday. This would enable you to enjoy a full 24 hours residential retreat.

StaySunday enables  you to  extend your Open Reflective Day  by arriving after lunch on Sunday and staying in one of our lovely new Chapelside en suite single bedrooms B&B.

Please note that on the Sunday there will be no Chapel services but you are welcome to use our Chapel, gardens, lounge and library for your personal reflections. While no is food included  in the cost for the Sunday, you are most  welcome to preorder one of our St Katharines platters , or visit our Yurt cafe.

Stay Sunday includes :-  B&B on Sunday night in addition to the Open Reflective Day on Monday.

Kindly note that places are limited so please do book early to avoid disappointment.

MON

12

Open Reflective Day ~ 12th July 2021

12 July 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to continue opening our doors in 2021 so individuals can access our urban oasis for an individual quiet day.

Most people choose to begin their day by joining the welcome meditation at 10.30am

We do not intend to have these as led events but rather as opportunities for people to have some space and quiet in their lives.

During the day you are welcome to join our optional services held in our Chapel. Depending on availability we often can offer an opportunity to book a slot to meet with a trained listener, during your day. Kindly note these slots can only be booked on arrival.

WED

21

ST KATHARINE’S SUMMER SUPPER CLUBS WITH JAZZ ~ 21st July

21st July -

Join us for our monthly St Katharine’s Supper Club at London’s extraordinary urban oasis. A chance to unwind and step back from the busyness of modern life, and share a wholesome meal with good wine and conversation.

The evening starts in the Chapel with an introductory “thought for the evening” by the Master of the Royal Foundation or a guest speaker, to help spark the conversations.

  • Talk 6.45pm
  • Drinks 7.00pm
  • Supper 7.40pm

FRI

30

Residential Retreat with Shaun Lambert

30th July - 31st July

Shaun is a minister and counsellor, researching mindfulness, and looking to explore mindful church/ community. He is part of the New Wine leader’s network, and Mind & Soul Foundation network. He has been a faith guest on Clare Balding’s Good Morning Sunday on BBC Radio 2, & presented a spiritual reflection for BBC Radio 4’s Daily Service. The author of ‘A Book of Sparks – a study in Christian MindFullness’, his latest books include ‘Putting On The Wakeful One: Attuning to the Spirit of Jesus through Watchfulness.

SUN

08

Stay Sunday ~ 8th August 2021

08 August 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to be able to offer a chance to stay over on the Sunday through to the Open Reflective Day on the Monday. This would enable you to enjoy a full 24 hours residential retreat.

StaySunday enables  you to  extend your Open Reflective Day  by arriving after lunch on Sunday and staying in one of our lovely new Chapelside en suite single bedrooms B&B.

Please note that on the Sunday there will be no Chapel services but you are welcome to use our Chapel, gardens, lounge and library for your personal reflections. While no is food included  in the cost for the Sunday, you are most  welcome to preorder one of our St Katharines platters , or visit our Yurt cafe.

Stay Sunday includes :-  B&B on Sunday night in addition to the Open Reflective Day on Monday.

Kindly note that places are limited so please do book early to avoid disappointment.

MON

09

Open Reflective Day ~ 9th August 2021

9 August 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to continue opening our doors in 2021 so individuals can access our urban oasis for an individual quiet day.

Most people choose to begin their day by joining the welcome meditation at 10.30am

We do not intend to have these as led events but rather as opportunities for people to have some space and quiet in their lives.

During the day you are welcome to join our optional services held in our Chapel. Depending on availability we often can offer an opportunity to book a slot to meet with a trained listener, during your day. Kindly note these slots can only be booked on arrival.

SAT

04

A Quiet Day ~ with Kate Monkhouse

04 September 2021, 10:15 am - 16:00 pm

Come for the day or book to extend this by having staying overnight in one of our lovely new Chapelside bedrooms the night before.

Kate Monkhouse has over 20 years’ experience working with faith-based and community organisations in civic engagement and social inclusion. She is currently the Executive Coordinator for Creators of Peace global women’s programme. Kate roots her training in conflict transformation within her own practice of Ignatian spirituality. She is an RSA Fellow, helps run Two23 and is a trustee at City Gateway.

The day will include space for individual reflections and prayer. The cost of £25 includes coffee and pastries on arrival, a retreat lunch and afternoon pot of tea and cake.

SUN

12

Stay Sunday ~ 12th September 2021

12 September 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to be able to offer a chance to stay over on the Sunday through to the Open Reflective Day on the Monday. This would enable you to enjoy a full 24 hours residential retreat.

StaySunday enables  you to  extend your Open Reflective Day  by arriving after lunch on Sunday and staying in one of our lovely new Chapelside en suite single bedrooms B&B.

Please note that on the Sunday there will be no Chapel services but you are welcome to use our Chapel, gardens, lounge and library for your personal reflections. While no is food included  in the cost for the Sunday, you are most  welcome to preorder one of our St Katharines platters , or visit our Yurt cafe.

Stay Sunday includes :-  B&B on Sunday night in addition to the Open Reflective Day on Monday.

Kindly note that places are limited so please do book early to avoid disappointment.

MON

13

Open Reflective Day ~ 13th September 2021

13 September 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to continue opening our doors in 2021 so individuals can access our urban oasis for an individual quiet day.

Most people choose to begin their day by joining the welcome meditation at 10.30am

We do not intend to have these as led events but rather as opportunities for people to have some space and quiet in their lives.

During the day you are welcome to join our optional services held in our Chapel. Depending on availability we often can offer an opportunity to book a slot to meet with a trained listener, during your day. Kindly note these slots can only be booked on arrival.

FRI

24

Residential Retreat with Richard Carter

24th September - 25th September

Richard, is Associate Vicar for Mission at St Martin’s in the Fields. For many years he was a member of the Melanesian Brotherhood in the Solomon Islands, where silence was a daily part of the spiritual life of the community. At St Martin’s he coordinates the International Group working with those with no recourse to public funds and works closely with The Connection, London’s busiest homelessness charity, and is the founder and leader of the Nazareth Community, which aims to build a practice of silence and service into daily life. His book, The City is My Monastery, offers spiritual wisdom for daily life rooted in the Nazareth Community’s seven guiding principles: Silence, Service, Scripture, Sacrament, Sharing, Sabbath Time and Staying.

SUN

10

Stay Sunday ~ 10th October 2021

10 October 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to be able to offer a chance to stay over on the Sunday through to the Open Reflective Day on the Monday. This would enable you to enjoy a full 24 hours residential retreat.

StaySunday enables  you to  extend your Open Reflective Day  by arriving after lunch on Sunday and staying in one of our lovely new Chapelside en suite single bedrooms B&B.

Please note that on the Sunday there will be no Chapel services but you are welcome to use our Chapel, gardens, lounge and library for your personal reflections. While no is food included  in the cost for the Sunday, you are most  welcome to preorder one of our St Katharines platters , or visit our Yurt cafe.

Stay Sunday includes :-  B&B on Sunday night in addition to the Open Reflective Day on Monday.

Kindly note that places are limited so please do book early to avoid disappointment.

MON

11

Open Reflective Day ~ 11th October 2021

11 October 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to continue opening our doors in 2021 so individuals can access our urban oasis for an individual quiet day.

Most people choose to begin their day by joining the welcome meditation at 10.30am

We do not intend to have these as led events but rather as opportunities for people to have some space and quiet in their lives.

During the day you are welcome to join our optional services held in our Chapel. Depending on availability we often can offer an opportunity to book a slot to meet with a trained listener, during your day. Kindly note these slots can only be booked on arrival.

SAT

16

A Quiet Day ~ with Roger Bretherton

16 October 2021, 10:15 am - 16:00 pm

A Quiet Day with Roger Bretherton - An Introduction to Strengthening Prayer: Four Movements for Spiritual Health.

Come to spend a day at this urban oasis of the Royal Foundation of St Katharine with Beki and explore what is Spiritual Direction. The day will include space for individual refelections and prayer.

The cost of £35 includes coffee and pastries on arrival, a retreat lunch and afternoon pot of tea and cake.

FRI

29

Residential Retreat with Grace Owen

29th October - 31st October

Grace is a Spiritual Director and Retreat Facilitator, Grace has been developing global leaders for 20+ years including those across church denominations. Choosing to follow Jesus as a teenager she has held roles in Baptist and United Reformed Churches. Today, she is drawn to Contemplation in Action and the Monastic tradition. A British Ghanaian from London, she is married with a son. In her downtime Grace enjoys arts, culture and music. Fiona Koefoed-Jespersen A Spiritual Director and Pilgrim Guide, Fiona has a background in NGO communications and leadership, she is passionate about creating connections – with God, with one another and with ourselves.

SUN

07

Stay Sunday ~ 7th November 2021

07 November 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to be able to offer a chance to stay over on the Sunday through to the Open Reflective Day on the Monday. This would enable you to enjoy a full 24 hours residential retreat.

StaySunday enables  you to  extend your Open Reflective Day  by arriving after lunch on Sunday and staying in one of our lovely new Chapelside en suite single bedrooms B&B.

Please note that on the Sunday there will be no Chapel services but you are welcome to use our Chapel, gardens, lounge and library for your personal reflections. While no is food included  in the cost for the Sunday, you are most  welcome to preorder one of our St Katharines platters , or visit our Yurt cafe.

Stay Sunday includes :-  B&B on Sunday night in addition to the Open Reflective Day on Monday.

Kindly note that places are limited so please do book early to avoid disappointment.

MON

08

Open Reflective Day ~ 8th November 2021

8 November 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to continue opening our doors in 2021 so individuals can access our urban oasis for an individual quiet day.

Most people choose to begin their day by joining the welcome meditation at 10.30am

We do not intend to have these as led events but rather as opportunities for people to have some space and quiet in their lives.

During the day you are welcome to join our optional services held in our Chapel. Depending on availability we often can offer an opportunity to book a slot to meet with a trained listener, during your day. Kindly note these slots can only be booked on arrival.

THU

02

Residential Retreat with Sophie Hacker

2nd December - 4th December

Sophie has artwork in public and private collections across the UK and abroad. Her current projects focus on stained glass, collaborations with musicians and poets and numerous ecclesiastical commissions.

She leads creative workshops with a particular emphasis on unlocking personal creativity. Sophie is a trustee of Art and Christianity, a visiting scholar at Sarum College and is Arts and Exhibition consultant at Winchester Cathedral.

SUN

12

Stay Sunday ~ 12th December 2021

12 December 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to be able to offer a chance to stay over on the Sunday through to the Open Reflective Day on the Monday. This would enable you to enjoy a full 24 hours residential retreat.

StaySunday enables  you to  extend your Open Reflective Day  by arriving after lunch on Sunday and staying in one of our lovely new Chapelside en suite single bedrooms B&B.

Please note that on the Sunday there will be no Chapel services but you are welcome to use our Chapel, gardens, lounge and library for your personal reflections. While no is food included  in the cost for the Sunday, you are most  welcome to preorder one of our St Katharines platters , or visit our Yurt cafe.

Stay Sunday includes :-  B&B on Sunday night in addition to the Open Reflective Day on Monday.

Kindly note that places are limited so please do book early to avoid disappointment.

MON

13

Open Reflective Day ~ 13th December 2021

13 December 2021, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to continue opening our doors in 2021 so individuals can access our urban oasis for an individual quiet day.

Most people choose to begin their day by joining the welcome meditation at 10.30am

We do not intend to have these as led events but rather as opportunities for people to have some space and quiet in their lives.

During the day you are welcome to join our optional services held in our Chapel. Depending on availability we often can offer an opportunity to book a slot to meet with a trained listener, during your day. Kindly note these slots can only be booked on arrival.

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