THIS EVENT IS ONLY OPEN TO THOSE AGED 19 – 27.
Our new young adult Holy Week retreat will take place in the beautifully refurbished Walsingham House at Abbotswick, from Maundy Thursday evening through to Easter Sunday morning.
This retreat will combine times for prayer, meditation and reflection woven between the liturgies of the Triduum celebrated in the naturally peaceful and prayerful Abbotswick chapel.
Holy Thursday evening 7:30pm Arrivals
8:30pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper with washing of the feet.
From the end of Mass until midnight there will be quiet adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
Good Friday Morning preparation and presentation of a reflective Stations of the Cross.
3pm Passion of Our Lord.
7pm Film and discussion; the film will be the critically acclaimed “Silence”, directed by Martin Scorcese.
Holy Saturday will include a mix of reflective, musical and creative preparation for a joyful celebration of the Easter Vigil which will commence at 8pm and conclude with champagne and chocolate!
On Easter Sunday morning there will be prayers at dawn, followed by breakfast and departures at approximately 9am.