6 – DAY PREACHED RETREATS

 May 8th-15th        

Fr. John Farrell, O.P.

 FOLLOWING JESUS AS DISCIPLES IN TODAY’S WORLD

What is it to be a Christian today?  What or who is at the heart of the matter – Jesus.

June 5th-12th

Fr Thomas Scanlon, C.P.

THE RESURRECTION

What does it mean to say that we believe Christ is Risen from the Dead?

July 15th-22nd

Fr Donald Senior, C.P.

THE JESUS OF THE GOSPELS

Meditations on the Four Gospels – Portrayal and their meaning for Christian Life today.  This retreat will reflect on the characteristic emphasis of each Gospel and its significance for Christian discipleship today.

6 – DAY INDIVIDUALLY GUIDED  RETREAT 2019

 Aug 7th-Aug 14th  option to extend to 8 days ie: from 5th Aug       

Fr Paul Fletcher  S.J.  &  The Briery Team                

IGRs are available throughout the year subject to availability of Retreat Directors & Centre

THEMED WEEKENDS 2019

Mar 22nd-24th

Abi & John May

LIVING WITH LOSS – Part 1

The aim of this retreat is to better equip ourselves to deal with life-changing loss.

Sept 6th-8th

Abi & John May

LIVING WITH LOSS – Part 2

This retreat is intended for those who would like a follow up from Part 1.

                        

Nov 2nd-4th

            
Hilary Webster

CIRCLE DANCING WEEKEND

ADVENT PREACHED RETREAT

Dec 13th-15th

Fr Bernard Bickers

MARK’S GOSPEL

The beginning of the Good News about Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

DAYS WITH GUEST SPEAKER 2019

Mar 20th or 23rd

Fr Dennis Cassidy

A JOURNEY TO EASTER WITH BLESSED JOHN HENRY NEWMAN

Join us for this Lenten Day of Reflection.

R.C.I.A. RETREAT DAYS

Mar 30th   – The Briery Team

For those preparing for Baptism

May 18th   – The Briery Team

For those newly Baptised.

Jun 27th

Margaret Silf

THE RIVER OF FAITH

The story of the human relationship with the divine could be compared to the flow of a river evolving through many phases.  How is the river flowing now and what form might it take in the future ?

Dec 6th or 7th

Fr Dennis Cassidy

A JOURNEY TO CHRISTMAS WITH BLESSED JOHN HENRY NEWMAN

RETREATS FOR WHOLE SCHOOL STAFF, LEADERSHIP & ACADEMY TRUSTS

Led by Bernard Martin, retired Head Teacher, or Linda Pennington, retired Co-ordinator for catechesis from the Diocese of Leeds. Alternatively, a school may wish to provide their own leader.

GENERAL INFORMATION

All the events listed in the programme are open to everyone.  Preached Retreats and Individually Guided Retreats are silent.  They begin with an evening meal at 6.00pm and end after breakfast on the final day.  Weekend Retreats begin with an evening meal at 6.00pm on Friday and end after lunch on Sunday.

CONFERENCE FACILITIES

Dining Room                   Capacity            60+
Chapel (with screened off sanctuary)     100+
Fountains Conference Room                   36+
Bolton Sitting Room                                 15+
Rievaulx Library Room                             20+
Oratory                                                       6+

ACCOMMODATION (Wi-Fi available throughout the house & cottage)

27 Total capacity in all beds in house
30 including Cottage
23 sleeping singly
26 including Cottage
20 en-suite rooms (includes flat & 4 twins)

3 ordinary rooms

SELF CATERING COTTAGE AVAILABLE IN GROUNDS

PARISH RETREATS  & INDIVIDUALS

We run a number of Parish Retreats throughout the year.  Interested?  Do contact us.

Private Groups & Individuals for IGRs are welcome subject to availability.

SPIRITUAL DIRECTION & SUPERVISION

The Briery Team offers on-going Spiritual Direction and Supervision (for ministry or Spiritual Direction). Contact the office for details.

DIRECTIONS & PARKING

Postcode for Google Maps & Satnav: LS29 9BW.

There is a small car park.  If full, park on Victoria Ave or Grove Road & enter through  garden gate.

ENQUIRIES AND BOOKINGS TO:

The Retreat Secretary, The Briery Retreat Centre,

38 Victoria Avenue, Ilkley, West Yorks. LS29 9BW

Tel: 01943 607287

email: briery@btconnect.com