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16 
Nov

New Warden and Chaplain for Launde Abbey

We’re delighted to announce that the next Warden of Launde Abbey will be the Venerable David Newman, currently Archdeacon of Loughborough. The Rev’d Canon Helen Newman will also be joining the staff of Launde in a new role of Chaplain.

Before his appointment…

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Published Date:16th November 2016
Category: News


 

25 
Sep

We are all disabled

Like many others I watched the Para-Olympics this year and was hugely impressed by the ability, courage and tenacity of the athletes. Despite overwhelming problems caused sometimes by birth defects or by a trauma during their life, the athletes had made something against all odds, sometimes doing better than…

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Published Date:25th September 2016
Category: News, Warden's Blog


 

04 
Sep

Trusting tomorrow

It is interesting how we can say the same thing over and over again – as we do in the repetition of The Lord’ Prayer and even read commentaries about it, but not ‘get’ for ourselves what the passage is offering.  It is also interesting to go back and…

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Published Date:4th September 2016
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21 
Aug

The Blazing Bush

The Americans have a phrase that they sometimes use when saying “Goodbye” and it is “Missing you already.” This is a bit how I feel as I slowly watch the seasons change in this beautiful place in which I have been so privileged to work for the last four…

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Published Date:21st August 2016
Category: News, Warden's Blog


 

09 
Dec

Still Before Christmas

We can allow ourselves to soak up God’s presence and peace as we enjoy the lovely setting of Launde Abbey and the time and space to live in God’s company. We can do some important and attentive listening to God, and hopefully leave renewed and refreshed to celebrate Christmas…

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Published Date:9th December 2014
Category: News


 

09 
Dec

Advent Retreat

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Published Date:9th December 2014
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09 
Dec

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the energy of being aware and awake to the present moment. It is the continuous practice of touching life deeply in every moment of daily life. To be mindful is to be truly alive, present and at one with those around you and with what you are…

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Published Date:9th December 2014
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09 
Dec

30 Day Ignation Exercises Part 1 and Part 2

Many people would like to do the full Exercises of St Ignatius, or “The Thirty Days,” as they are commonly called, but cannot take time out of their busy lives to go away for over a month on retreat. To help such people the practice has grown up in…

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Published Date:9th December 2014
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09 
Dec

Songs of Life

During our time together on retreat we will explore the strands of being and becoming that are fundamental both to our inner journey and how we interact with the world around us.

Retreatants are asked to bring with them a Bible, notebook or journal and outdoor clothing.

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Published Date:9th December 2014
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09 
Dec

3 Day Individually Guided Retreat

An individually guided retreat is an opportunity to enjoy some time apart with a spiritual guide to accompany you each day. The retreat will be silent throughout to enable you to encounter the mystery of God in prayer, Scripture,…

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Published Date:9th December 2014
Category: News


 

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