Background
Crest CACS

Short Course on Carmelite Mystics

Our Short Courses are an introduction to Carmelite spirituality, so as to nurture our lives and enable us to share the riches of Carmelite teachings with others.

This course will introduce the spirituality of St John of the cross and its significance. It will also explore ways in which John’s insights can be shared with other in various settings. The course begins Monday evening after the evening meal [first talk 7.30pm] and ends Thursday afternoon [4:45 pm].

August 5-8
The Wisdom of St John of the Cross: Entering its Depths and Exploring Ways of Sharing it
Lectures given by Fr Matt Blake, OCD

Suggested offerings:
£255 (residential)
£160 (non-residential)

To book a place, phone 01865 735133/730183 (press 1 for Retreat Centre)

Programme Details
Monday 5 August 2019
7.30pm                  Introductory Session

Tuesday 6 August 2019
9.15am                Registration and coffee/tea
9.45am                Introduction
10.00am              First Input Session
11.15am              Coffee/tea break
11.30am              Second Input Session
12.30pm              Break
1.00pm                Lunch
3.30pm                Third Input Session
4.30pm                Coffee/tea break
4.45pm                Group Discussion/Reflection
5.30pm                Break
6.30pm                Dinner

Wednesday 7 August 2019
9.00am                Review of First day’s lectures
9.30am                Group Discussion
10.30am              Coffee/tea break
11.45am              First Input Session
12.45pm              Break
1.00pm                Lunch
3.30pm                Second Input Session
4.30pm                Coffee/tea break
4.45pm                Group Discussion/Reflection
5.30pm                Break
6.30pm                Dinner

Thursday 8 August 2019          
9.00am                Review of Second day’s lectures
9.30am                Group Discussion
10.30am              Coffee/tea break
11.45am              First Input Session
12.45pm              Break
1.00pm                Lunch
1.45pm                Second Input Session
2.45pm                Coffee/tea break
3.00pm                Group Discussion/Reflection
3.45pm                Final Input Session
4.45pm                Course disperses