Welcome to the Oblate Retreat Centre, Tower Hill, London
9th March 2020
Our telephone number is:
Wishing you blessings and joy in this h
Holy Season of Lent!
Come and join in some of the events planned to support your journey
De Mazenod House Lenten Programme 2020
Tuesdays of Lent
Reading and Faith sharing
Tuesday 3rdMarch 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Starts with tea/coffee and quick hello
Followed by an introduction to the book and chapter. Ten minute for reading of chapter with five minuets quiet reflection. Then 25 minuets sharing and a concluding prayer.
The book we will read is provided free. The title of the book: Prayer – Our Deepest Longing by Ronald Rolheiser.
This is a book for all manner of believers, whether your faith is solidly rooted, wavering between childhood religion and adult faith, or just not sure what you believe--or whether you believe at all.
Please email or phone to let us know you are coming
Wednesdays of Lent
Students & Young City Workers Evening Meal and Friendship beginning Wednesday 4thMarch 7pm – 9pm
The menus for the first evening will organised by De Mazenod House and all the other evenings organised by the group themselves with a focus on living faith, and as a support for each other. It will include an occasional speaker.
Thursdays of Lent
Spiritual Accompaniment Drop-in
We are offering this free opportunity for anyone to drop by and engage in conversation on their faith-life journey. It will be on a first-come-first-served basis starting at 11am running through the day until 4pm. Drop in and take a chance or book now!
Christian Meditation5:30pm – 6:30pm
This precious time consists of a short reflective reading followed by a period of silent contemplative prayer. No experience is needed. Just come along and try it out!
Fridays of Lent
Lunch & Listening in the Year of the Word
After the 1pm Mass come and join us for a simple lunch of soup and bread or bring your own lunch if you like!
We will listen to a short scripture passage followed by a three minute thought to support us on our Lenten journey.
Single Rooms are now available here at the centre for those who want to have time for personal reflection and spiritual accompaniment.
The centre also provides a conference room that can accommodate up to 50 people and and a smaller meeting room for 30 people.
I am happy to offer:
A Reflective Day planned around your
One day Retreats
You might be thinking of a Workshop for your group or team on Justice, Peace and integrity of Creation, Enculturation, experiencing a prayerful attitude in your busy world etc. or you just want to find a quiet time in the city.
Ray Warren, OMI
Fr. Ray Warren is a Catholic priest and Missionary Oblate of Mary Immaculate with many years of pastoral ministry experience. he has served in leadership and administration for the past 12 years.
Located on the fringe of the City of London we are within walking distance from Tower Hill, Aldgate and Aldgate East tube stations as well as Tower Gateway Docklands Light Railway. Aldgate bus depot is also within walking distance.
DeMAZENOD house is a new Spirituality Centre in the Tower Hill area of London. The aim of the centre is to be a focal point of Spirituality and Mission for those who live and work in the City and surrounding area.
In the heart of the hustle and bustle of everyday life we welcome those who seek time for reflection and prayer or just to be quiet.
At DeMazenod House we run different types of events and retreats. Some are for those with a faith backgroud. Other events are suitable for those who are searching or living a Spiritual life without religious committment.
As well as running our own programme of events we welcome those who provide resources and programmes for other faith traditions and backgrounds.
The centre is run by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate. We are a worlwide Missionary congregation based in 56 different countries. We have been based in the Tower Hill area since 1864.