The Order of the Holy Paraclete are offering a series of ecumenical retreats and prayer days open to Christians from all denominations throughout 2024 at St Hilda’s Priory in Whitby.

The Oasis of Silence programme at St Hilda´s Priory offers space and stillness to seek God with loving awareness in the present moment. It offers a variety of opportunities to make retreats of different lengths in a peaceful and welcoming environment, away from our busy everyday lives.

It is for everyone seeking stillness and silence and who is interested in getting to know or to deepening the practice of contemplative prayer. The retreats are based on the Gries Path of Prayer developed by the Jesuit Priest, Fr Franz Jalics SJ.

One day Retreat (proposed dates):

Arrivals from 9.30am for a 10.00am start. The day finishes around 4.30pm.

10 February, 16 March, 6 April, 4 May, 8 June, 19 October, 9 November and 7 December.

Lent Retreat (a weekly course over six weeks):

22 February, 29 February, 7 March, 14 March, 21 March and 4 April (all sessions run between 7.00pm – 8.30pm).

Four-day Retreat (Tasting the Silence):

Thursday 11 – Sunday 14 April
Monday 21 – Thursday 24 October

10 Day Retreat:

Monday 1 – Thursday 11 July (the course begins on with the evening meal at 6.30pm and finishes on after breakfast).

For further information please contact Sister Helen Stout:
Tel: 01947 899600
Mob: 07595 215083

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  • Date of Event 10 February 2024—7 December 2024
  • Cost Various - see main content
  • Location

    St Hilda´s Priory, Castle Road, Whitby YO21 3SL.