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Non-guided Retreats

The College offers a quiet setting for a break from the rigours of day-to-day life so that you can return to work refreshed and reinvigorated. In term-time, you can choose to participate in as many aspects of the life of the College as you wish, including worship, lectures and social events - or come in the vacations for a quiet place for rest and reflection. The Cuddesdon Sisters are in year-round residence and welcome the company of visitors.

Guided Retreat

Painting and Prayer Retreat, £299 - SOLD OUT
4pm on 7th to after lunch on 11th August 2017
Space to reflect, pray and worship and time to be creative. Each day there will be silence, worship together, a meditation from the chaplain and plenty of time to paint.  Help and encouragement is given to everyone, beginner or experienced painter alike.  No previous painting experience is necessary and all that is needed is a willingness to be open and to explore how our creativity can be a vehicle through which God can speak to us.  We are also happy to include those who don't wish to paint but might like to come for the silence; maybe to read, to study or to walk. 

Led by Christine Phillips who trained at Hornsey College of Art and Design, and is now a retired teacher and practising printmaker, and tutor of a U3A painting class.  She will be accompanied by chaplain Revd Christine Dodd.



There is a range of accommodation to suit most requirements, including single, double and twin rooms; shared bathroom facilities and en-suite rooms; self-contained flats; and, in the summer vacation, cottages in Cuddesdon village. Modern luxury en-suite rooms in the newly built Harriet Monsell House are available throughout all vacations.
For current accommodation rates, click here.

For all Retreat and Accommodation enquiries, please contact Gill Keeble-Childs on 01865 877479 or gill.keeble@rcc.ac.uk.  

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