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Retreat Leaflet 2020

Holy Week & Easter Retreat

Start date: 5th April 2020

End date: 12th April 2020

The Kairos Centre apologises but due to the present Covid 19 crisis, it is no longer possible to host this retreat. If you have already made a confirmed booking, a member of the team will be contacting you shortly to discuss the options available. We are very sorry for the inconvenience caused to retreatants but know that you will understand the necessity of following both government and health experts advice to halt the spread of this virus.
The Sisters and all the Kairos team are thinking of and praying with you at this extraordinarily unusual time.

Preached Silent Retreat

Start date: 10th June 2020

End date: 17th June 2020

Led by Fr John Farrell OP
“I am the bread of life”
A silent retreat with talks and meditations from St John’s gospel and on the theme of the Body of Christ for the Feast of Corpus Christi on the Sunday of the retreat.

Preached Silent Retreat

Start date: 22nd June 2020

End date: 29th June 2020

Led by Fr Michael Winstanley SDB
Reflecting on Jesus and Discipleship through the Johannine symbols


Start date: 2nd July 2020

End date: 9th July 2020

Healing Our Inner Landscapes will be led by Fr Charles Cross CP. Meister Eckhart reminds us that: “The outer work can never be great if the inner work is small and the outer work can never be small if the inner work is great” These days of retreat will be spent quietly reflecting on our own inner landscapes and how it affects our relationship with others, the world and God.

Preached Silent Retreat

Start date: 20th July 2020

End date: 27th July 2020

Led by Fr Tim Redmond SPS – 2020 has been designated the Year of God Who Speaks for the Dioceses of England and Wales, and we are encouraged to celebrate, live and share God’s word with renewed enthusiasm. Mark was the first to write a Gospel and we will use his text to listen attentively to how God speaks to us today. Participants may like to read through the entire text of this short gospel once or twice to prepare for the retreat. Reading it whole may yield new understanding. Fr Tim is a member of St Patrick’s Missionary Society and taught Scripture for may years in Kenya. He has led many retreats in UK, Ireland and Kenya.

Preached Silent Retreat

Start date: 2nd August 2020

End date: 9th August 2020

Led by Fr Eamonn Mulcahy CSSP – A preached silent retreat reflecting on “Jesus’s Revolution of Tenderness and Compassion and Religious as Joyful Missionaries of Hope”

Preached Silent Retreat

Start date: 18th August 2020

End date: 25th August 2020

Led by Fr Kevin Duffy CM – The theme of this Silent Retreat is “Jesus Christ – the Sun of Justice. The retreat focuses on the physical sun and natural sunlight as revealed symbols of God and Christ. Using texts from Scripture and such figures as Francis of Assisi, Hildegard of Bingen and Pierre de Berulle, as well as practical exercises of observation, the aim is to see both Christ and physical light in a new way. Fr Kevin Duffy is a Marist Father on the staff of the church of Notre Dame de France in central London. He has worked in initial formation programmes and taught theology and spirituality in a variety of countries including Cameroon and New Zealand. He also served in the general administration of his congregation.

Preached Silent Retreat

Start date: 26th August 2020

End date: 2nd September 2020

Led by Fr Michael Beattie SJ – A preached silent retreat reflecting on the theme “Finding God in all things”

Individually Guided Retreat

Start date: 4th September 2020

End date: 13th September 2020

Led by the Kairos Spiritual Direction Team

Icon Writing Retreat

Start date: 4th September 2020

End date: 11th September 2020

The retreat will be held in an atmosphere of silence and will be led by Sr Annette Lawrence DMJ a renowned Icon writer, teacher and retreat leader.
The cost of this retreat is £440 which covers all of your stay during the retreat, except for the materials needed to write your icon. Materials can be purchased at the centre or you are free to bring your own.