Encountering the sacred at the Mount

Photo: BG Smith/Shutterstock  Encountering the sacred at the Mount By Wayne Holst March 9, 2018 A favourite Lenten discipline is the annual silent retreat that members and friends of my home congregation undertake at Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre, 25 kilometres west of Calgary. This was our fifth year. Our numbers average about two dozen. … Continue reading “Encountering the sacred at the Mount”

Finding my voice in the scariness of silence

Dora Jejey 02 February 2018 Congolese-born actress and writer Dora Jejey is spending a Year in God’s Time as part of the Community of St Anselm, based at Lambeth Palace, London. In this post, she explores the scariness of silence, following a retreat in Cornwall. I recently went on my first silent retreat to an … Continue reading “Finding my voice in the scariness of silence”