David Wells 22nd – 24th October - suggested donation - £150.00
“Reading the Signs of the Times – Responding to the Events of the last 18 months”.
In March 2020 Pope Francis gave the world his blessing lamenting the signs of the times. “Dark clouds have descended over a closed world” he writes. How are we to understand these perplexing times and what can we learn from them? Exploring the teaching of Pope Francis, we will reflect not only on the struggles we have endured but also the blessings in disguise we have received. We will consider what the Pandemic has taught us and why we can’t simply go back to how it all once was, the “normal” that we knew before.
David Wells is a religious education consultant whose career began as a teacher before becoming a research assistant for the Bishops’ Conference in England and Wales. Since then, his work has taken him all over the world, speaking at more than 500 conferences worldwide and guest lectures in three English universities and two seminaries. Wells has published two books: “The Reluctant Disciple” and “The Grateful Disciple,” and recently produced a DVD series titled, “Beloved Disciples.”
Follow the Star
8th December 2021 £20.00 per person (Includes lunch)
3rd – 5th December 2021 £150.00 per person
Led by Centre Team
Advent provides a sacred time in which we are invited to be present and mindful to the promptings of God in our lives as we prepare to celebrate the holy feast of Christmas. Advent invites us to cultivate and deepen our sense of remembering that we are in the holy presence of God. This year’s retreat theme is “Follow the Star”. As we read in the Gospel of Luke the wise men followed the star to come and see the Christ child, we too are invited to experience the life giving presence of God through reflecting together on the story of the birth of Jesus.
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At Wistaston Hall we offer Spiritual Direction to all those who need it. Spiritual Direction is the process of accompanying a person on their spiritual journey. It is for anyone, it is
confidential, and is usually a one-on- one session with a certified Spiritual Director.
During your journey, your Spiritual Director will speak with you to reflect on what is happening in your world and will help you to notice how God is at work in your life. From this point, your director will help you to develop your personal skills to better communicate with God through prayer and meditation.