Weekend Retreats

The Carmelite Priory in Oxford is set in seventeen acres of woodland, within an oasis of beautiful hills, woods and meadows, which offers a perfect environment of peace and stillness for quiet prayer and meditation.

Come and spend time for silent prayer, reflection, reading and rest in this quiet and peaceful environment where God can work in your lives and speak to your hearts.  You are also welcome to join the Carmelite Community for Mass and liturgical prayers.


12 – 14 June:    Open retreat weekend, where you will see a Spiritual Director for 30 minutes each day

25 – 27 September:   A Child in the Garden – St. Mary of Jesus Crucified and Nature, given by Farah Mebark, OCDS

9 – 11 October:     Servants of Love – St. Teresa’s teaching on Prayer, given by Fr Matt Blake, OCD

11 – 13 December:    The flame of Love is the Spirit” – St. John of the Cross, given by Fr Matt Blake, OCD

21 – 23 December:    Christ Our Light, a Christmas Retreat – given by the Carmelite Community

Daily rate (24 hours with full board):
For a single room                    £75
For a shared room                   £65 per person