Our full programme with dates & timings may be seen in the Calendar. Below are some highlights of our upcoming events. To register on any of our events, click here. For further information on any of the events below, please contact us.
All events take place at the FCJ Centre unless otherwise indicated. Tea and tea and coffee are provided 30 minutes before starting time for all-day events.
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Upcoming events in the calendar
Jan - June 2020
Opening our hearts to God's Word in Scripture - Group meets for contemplation and meditation every week, Wednesday mornings and every second Tuesday in the evenings. "Lectio Divina can be an effective form for group prayer". - See more information on Lectio Divina at: https://tinyurl.com/yatknd3d . Donations welcome. See calendar for more info on dates and timings. Register here.
Dare to Open the Door of your Heart, Session 1/6, Sunday 26 January 2020 - 14:30-17:30. Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola (Group Retreat). Introductory session on 26 Jan followed by 5 subsequent sessions 23 Feb, 22 Mar, 26 Apr, 17 May and 14 June 2020. All welcome. See calendar for more info. Register here.
Sept - Dec 2019 events
Summer Blessings - Experiencing the warmth of God's Love, Saturday 7 Sept 2019, 10:00-12:30
Quiet Taizé prayer, Sunday 20 Oct 2019 14:30-15:30- Quiet prayer accompanied by gentle music developed by the Monks of Taizé in France. Taizé is a place where people gather to pray using the quiet music that we will be using. 15:30-17:30 Personal quiet 'Time out'. Free to come and go 'ad lib' from 15:30-17:30. See calendar for more info. Email, phone or register here in advance.
Celtic prayer - Sunday 17 Nov 2019, 14:30-16:30. - "...The heart of Celtic spirituality (is) simply living the life, following the Way, travelling the journey in the everyday ordinariness of life –the pain and the pleasure, the heartaches and the hopes, the disappointment and the dreams. This is of great importance because this is essentially what spirituality is..." Trevor Miller, Northrumbria Community. See calendar for more info. Register here.
Women's Retreat - (open to to all) - 30 November 2019, 10:00-16:00. A retreat is a time of quiet when you can get away from the ordinary demands of life, making space for grace in order to gain a better perspective on the deeper meaning of your life.
This womans retreat is designed to help form a bond between retreatants and lend to creating themes for prayer.
A retreat is a gift you give yourself and allow God to bless the gift. It is time for you to be good to yourself and start unwrapping the gift. Come join us. Email email@example.com if you would like to join or register here
Card-Making Session with Gloria FCJ - Friday 29 November 2019, 14.30-16:00. A very relaxing way and enjoyable way to spend an afternoon. If interested, contact Gloria directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Gloria is also a massage therapist. Click here to learn more about Gloria's holistic massage therapy activities at the FCJ Centre. If you are interested in these services contact Gloria directly by email.
NEW in 2019 and to be continued in 2020
Gloria Calabrese joined the FCJ Centre of Spirituality in 2019. Her contribution to the FCJ Centre enhances our programme (see Gloria's profile in FCJ Centre Team).
As a qualified massage therapist, Gloria Calabrese FCJ is very happy to hear from you at email@example.com should you wish to avail of a massage session (click here for details). Massage therapy isn’t just about giving yourself a treat – it’s about an opportunity to create time and space to attend to your well-being, to alleviate the stresses and strains of our busy lives and to allow mind and body to relax, repair and rejuvenate.
Gloria Calabrese FCJ is also be very happy to hear from people interested in crafting, card making, etc. If you are interested or know of others who may be interested, contact Gloria at firstname.lastname@example.org (please see flyer for details). Donations welcome.