Manresa Link Prayer Guide Training Course

Saturday 26 Sep 2020 - Sunday 31 Jan 2021 (10:00am - 5:00pm)
Published on 10 Jan 2020
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September 2020 - January 2021
St Mary’s Convent, 98 Hunters Road, Handsworth,  Birmingham B19 1EB
Eight Saturday mornings in 2020 (10am -12.30pm):
September 26th, October 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th,
November 7th, 14th, 21st. 
Also two weekends in 2021:
Saturday January 16th, from 10am – 8.30pm
Sunday January 17th,  from 11am – 5. 00pm
Saturday January 30th and Sunday January 31st. (Times are the same).
For more information or an application:
Margaret Brittan: [email protected] (O121 422 2840)
The Saturday sessions consist of: 
  • A short prayer time.
  • An  input on some aspect of Ignatian Spirituality e.g. Listening skills; What are we listening for?   Image of God;  The place of desire; Consolation and Desolation; Discernment; Using art; Supervision; Safeguarding; Organising an Individually Guided Retreat.
  • The most important parts of the session are triads: groups of three practising prayer guiding plus a member of the team. These take about one hour. It is important to attend all sessions.  Refreshments are provided.
The two weekends:
Each participant gives a retreat during one weekend and makes one during the other. Individual and group supervision is also given. These weekends take place at St Mary’s Convent. In order to get most out of the weekends it  can be arranged to be resident on the weekend that you are being given a retreat. It may be possible for some participants to be resident on both weekends if necessary, depending upon numbers. All meals are included.
The cost of the whole course will be £200, including the 2 weekends. This can be offered in weekly instalments when the course has started. For anyone who cannot afford this, it may be possible to receive a bursary for the course from Manresa Link. We do not wish to exclude anyone due to financial reasons.
It is necessary to have made an individually guided Ignatian retreat either in daily life or residentially prior to following the course. It is possible to arrange a retreat with a Manresa Link Prayer Guide if requested.

Full details and application:

Course Details


St Mary's Convent
98 Hunters Road Handsworth
B19 1EB Birmingham


26th September 2020 to 31st January 2021

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