Friday, 3 February 2012

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Retreat on the Sacrament of Matrimony, Open to All
23 JANUARY 2012

We all agree on the necessity of promoting the family as an institution, so badly attacked in our modern world.

For us youth, it is really important to support this too, we need to be pro-active in discerning our vocations, which means meeting other young men and women and being courageous. No one ever got married by sitting around wishing to get married, after all.

We're very blessed to have a local retreat specifically on this subject, reflecting on the riches of this sacrament will enable us to appreciate it better, for our own benefit whether we are married, single, on the journey towards marriage or not, it's simply a great way to learn more about it.

For this reason, Fr de Malleray FSSP, is hosting a retreat at Douai Abbey on 24-26 February on the theme: ‘The beautiful sacrament of Matrimony’.

Starts Friday 24th February 5pm (arrival from 4pm) – ends Sunday 26th February 2012 (departure from 4pm). Please note: depending on your working hours and means of transportation, later arrival or earlier departure times should not prevent you from attending.

Location: Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 5TQ, England. Abbey website: Nearest train station (1.2 mile): Midgham (between Reading and Newbury).

Cost: Substantial discounts granted by Abbey: please contact the FSSP if money is an obstacle. Or: £150/person for single room or £120 for shared room, full board, including VAT.

Booking: please send a £30 deposit to the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter, St John Fisher House, 17 Eastern Avenue, Reading RG1 5RU, Berkshire, England or Tel: +44 (0)118 966 52 84 for more details.

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