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Drop-in Quiet Days

It is not possible to hold Drop-in Quiet Days as the Old Parsonage and Chapel are closed until further notice due to the corona virus The Old Parsonage convent guest house will be open on the following days for anyone … Continue reading

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Saturday April the 2nd 2016

Profession in the Community of Sr Clare by Rev’d Sr Carolin Clare. A joyful celebration –  Carolin Clare pictured signing her vows on the altar. A happy day shared with family and friends.  

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Holiday / Pilgrimage to Assisi

Most of the Sisters will be away for the month of November, we would appreciate no communications!=as our internet access will be limited.    Thank you for your prayer  and support for this time at the Anglican chaplaincy in Assisi. … Continue reading

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in the field of the world and the human heart

celebrating Clare of Assisi this year the garden (and shed) were vibrant with colour the heavens together with all creatures cannot contain the Creator – only the human soul and what incomparable treasure is hidden in that field

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the best season of your life

now is the time to know that all you do is sacred now is the time for the world to know that every thought and action is sacred this is the time for you to compute the impossibility that there … Continue reading

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the risk of making

the image of the potter and the clay involves a relation of hands to the work which is the complete opposite of everything abstract, detached and controlled the relation of the artist to the creation is a relation of loving involvement … Continue reading

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the breeze at dawn

in the days before easter dawned we prepared plaited challah, hot cross buns (over 50!) and a good deal of homey bread…   we boiled and painted eggs… we gathered blossoms and spring flowers; and by saturday evening the monastery was decked yellow and … Continue reading

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strictly sevillana

sevillana* looks so colourful that the novice may fear complex practice and trainingrich lyrics explore country life, innocence, pilgrimage, everything about lovechoreography is passed on from generation to generation and knowing it is very useful sevillana can be enjoyed by all ages … Continue reading

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lawn as white as driven snow

Deep round the convent rooves the snows are sparkling to the sun and moon

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