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Contemplative Christianity Events: Retreats based on the Christian meditation practices as passed on through the teaching of the Benedictine monk Fr John Main (OSB).
Date: Wednesday 8 December, 18:45 - 21:30
Venue: Thornton Methodist Church, Thornton-Cleveleys, nr Blackpool (see list below for other dates)
This evening is a retreat based on the Christian meditation practices as passed on through the teaching of the Benedictine monk Fr John Main (OSB). John Main had his spiritual roots in the tradition of the Desert Fathers & Mothers, so there will also be a short storytelling / theatre performance entitled ‘Desert Mother’ based on this desert spirituality and set in a modern, contemporary setting.
There is no charge for this event as it is funded by The Christian Meditation Trust (UK).
Hot drinks will be provided. Free parking available.
Other dates / locations:
- St John The Evangelist's RC Church, Bromley Cross (Monday Dec 6th)
- St Mary's RC Church, Bamber Bridge, Preston (Tuesday Dec 7th)
- Thornton Methodist Church, Thornton-Cleveleys, nr Blackpool (Wednesday Dec 8th)
- Cartmel Priory, Cartmel (Thursday Dec 9th)
- The Xaverian Mission Spirituality Centre, Fulwood, Preston (Friday Dec 10th)
- Stricklandgate Methodist Church, Kendal (Monday Dec 13th)
- Glazebury Methodist Church, Glazebury, nr Warrington (Tuesday Dec 14th)
- Whalley Parish Church, Whalley (Wednesday Dec 15th)
There are limited places, so booking is essential. For bookings, email:firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the website https://christianretreats.live and see ‘Online Retreats’ then ‘Contemplative Christianity Events’ then ‘Details’