Holy Island

St Cuthberts Island 2HOLY ISLAND RESIDENTIAL RETREATS 2022:

These include retreat sessions, accommodation on Holy Island and 3 meals a day. Retreatants must arrange their own transport to and from Holy Island. To express an interest in attending and for further information, please contact: Donna Worthington: Retreat Leader

Holy Island July 4th-8th 2022

04-07-22 6:00 pm - 08-07-22 10:00 am
Cost on request

In the beautiful surroundings of Holy Island, we will spend time just ‘being’, reflecting and discerning, as we respond to the promptings of the Holy Spirit through Creation. Our time on the island will include a rhythm of prayer, retreats, relaxation and time in nature.

Accommodation is in the village. Lunches / evening meals are provided, but retreatants provide their own breakfasts. Retreatants also sort out their own travel arrangements. Costs vary depending upon the type of room (ensuite or shared bathroom). Please email retreat leader for costings and any other questions you may have.

Dates: Monday 4th to Friday 8th July 2022 

Contact the Retreat Leader

Holy Island Nov 21st–25th 2022

21-11-22 6:00 pm - 25-11-22 10:00 am
Cost on request

Our time on the island will include a rhythm of prayer, spiritual reflection, time to be creative, relaxation and an exploration of Celtic Christianity. Retreat sessions will also include (weather permitting!) entering into the beautiful physical spaces of this island of St Aidan and St Cuthbert, which has been called ‘a thin place’, e.g. time on St Cuthbert’s Island – a very small island, seconds away from the main island where St Cuthbert used to go to have solitude. This island is a place of natural beauty and wildlife – we’ll take time out to simply ‘be’ in the gift of Creation. 

Accommodation is in the village. Lunches / evening meals are provided, but retreatants provide their own breakfasts. Retreatants also sort out their own travel arrangements. Costs vary depending upon the type of room (ensuite or shared bathroom). Please email retreat leader for costings and any other questions you may have.

Dates: Monday Nov 21st to Friday 25th 2022

Contact the Retreat Leader

Retreat Testimonials

I have attended many of Donna's retreat days. I have found them a source of inspiration and thoughtful contemplation. Her gentle guidance and creative awareness leads you into a personal and deeper relationship with God.

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I have attended many of Donna's retreat days. I have found them a source of inspiration and thoughtful contemplation. Her gentle guidance and creative awareness leads you into a personal and deeper relationship with God.

Time is given to reflect, pause and open a spiritual space where we can meet God.
Dee Diston, Retreatant
I would encourage you to try one of Donna's retreats. You will find the retreat to be relaxing, and be gently brought into the comforting presence of the Lord with the blessing of the Holy Spirit enriching mind, body and soul.
Eleanor West, Lay Reader at St Paul’s C of E Church, Skelmersdale
Donna explores a wide variety of themes, with creativity and courage to touch people’s lives.
Fr Liam Finnerty OCD, Prior of Boar’s Hill, Oxford
….always deeply spiritually renewing.
Sr Nora Coughlan SMG