Advent 2020 - Awaiting Graciousness

Advent 2020 is a time of uncertainty - perhaps as Advent should be! Our habits of stately progress through the season’s mysteries may be at odds with the original experiences of wondering and wandering.

God is waiting to be gracious to you.
Isaiah 30:18

A selection of resources will be published here throughout Advent 2020.

  • An online retreat will be available from Monday 30 November 2020, with videos for use on up to three mornings and afternoons.
  • register to join us online for mass at 12:15 pm any day of Advent

  • Additional reflections on aspects of Advent

  • Join an evening meeting for some time of reflection and prayer


A Triduum - an Advent three-day retreat

Unable to offer our usual three-day retreats in Manresa, we will be glad to support any individuals or communities who choose to organise their time of retreat and will be supported by what we can offer. Whether on your own or with friends, you might like to consider three days of Advent during which you

  • let a video present the Advent theme for the day in the morning. this presentation will offer a reflection on an Advent theme and suggest some pointers for prayer during your day.

  • join us online for mass at 12:15 pm

  • during the afternoon, avail of a guided prayer on the day’s theme

On selected evenings of Advent there will be opportunities to meet online for times of reflection and prayer on an adventure motif.

The first video will be available on Monday 30 November 2020. You can find the retreat content here.

A one-day Advent retreat

If you would prefer to select one day during Advent which might be suitable for a retreat, the resources available with support you by offering some input in the morning, an invitation to mass at 12:15 pm, a guided prayer in the afternoon and an opportunity be online with others on some evenings.

Further Advent Reflections will published as Advent progresses. Sign up for our newsletter.

Diary details
9:30 am Sunday 29 November 2020 to 12:00 pm Friday 25 December 2020
Donations welcome!
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