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Holding Space

A short programme for those involved in the formation of spiritual directors. 24th and 25th June 2021 10am – 1pm each day ‘Holding space’ is one way of describing a part of what we ‘do’ when we meet with someone as a spiritual director.  But what is the nature of our ‘holding’ and what is

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‘Take a Deeper Breath…’ A Day with Julian of Norwich

Take a deeper breath… with Julian of Norwich A Quiet Day with Nick Helm Julian lived an age of the black death and social and ecclesial upheaval. In the midst of this she was given a profound experience of the love of God. We live and minister in an age of pandemic, and significant social

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Practical Spirituality

“Practical Spirituality: spiritual practices that can energise and shape our living.”  1st May 2021 10am – 3pm 10-10.45 Welcomes followed by First Input: Prayer as Welcome: Receiving the welcome of God Use these links to access the resources for reflection and prayer:  Rowan Williams on Prayer God’s View of Me Beloved 10.45 – 11.30 Space for reflection

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Ignatian Spiritual Accompaniment Programme

Day 1   Coming Home to Yourself Be Still and Know Art in Prayer Imaginative Prayer Praying the Scriptures Imaginative Contemplation Review of Prayer and Colloquy Listening Groups Day 2: Principle and foundation passages The Shape of the Exercises Day 3 My Experience of God Images of God Day 4 The Banquet  

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Manresa Link – 19th Annotation Accompaniment

This programme is to provide support for those looking to accompany others praying the Spiritual Exercises in Daily Life (often known as the 19th Annotation) Here are the resources for downloading and printing.  Downloadable Documents Here are the handouts Saturday 17 April: Accompanying the Spiritual Exercises Handout Booklist Presentation Slides Desire – Quote from Michael Ivens

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Easter Day

Resurrection seen through God’s eyes https://youtu.be/hJe828A0f5U Lord and Servant How is the loving lord looking upon the fallen servant? The lord looks upon the servant ‘with pity, not with blame’. The lord’s view: ‘All this time, his loving lord looks on him most tenderly, and now with a double aspect, one outward, very meekly and

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