Group Retreats

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No new retreats are currently planned due to coronavirus.


Previous Retreats

The Orthodox Monastery of All Celtic Saints retreat 23-27th October 2019

See retreat pictures here:

Here are a couple of links to Fr Seraphim talks:


Palm Sunday retreat in the Patriarchal Stavropegic Orthodox Monastery of St John the Baptist 30 March-2 April 2018



The Orthodox monastery in Essex was founded by Archimandrite Sophrony (Sakharov) (1895-1993)  in 1958. It is the oldest Orthodox religious community in the UK. It is a monastic community for both men and women, directly under the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

Departure: Friday 30th March 2018 6 am

Return: Monday 2 April (time TBC)

Please contact us →   if you want to join the retreat.

Read here  →  Prayer of Spirit and The Struggle in Prayer by Archimandrite Sophrony

You can also download the text here →

Cycle of services in the Monastery

 Saturday: 7:00 am – Hours and Divine Liturgy

                     5:00-9:00pm – Vigil

Sunday:   10:15 am – Hours and Divine Liturgy

                    3:00 pm – Vespers and Paraklesis, followed by talks in Greek and English

Daily:         6.00-8:30 am and 5:30-8:00 pm – Repetition of the Jesus Prayer 

Tuesday: 7:00 am – Hours and Divine Liturgy

Feastdays: Vigil on a preceding evening; Hours and Divine Liturgy in the morning.

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