Do check out the Retreat Association website, for a long list of resources for ‘online retreats’, across a number of Christian denominations.
Many Retreat Houses are offering resources for Holy Week and Easter – do check out those from Edenham Regional House, Guided Retreats, Launde Abbey, The Retreat House Pleshey, St Katharine’s Parmoor, amongst others…
The Royal Foundation of St Katharine continue to host online retreats and Quiet Days – do look at their website for details.
Treargel retreats have developed an excellent downloadable resource for your own Reflective Walk, which you can use wherever you are as a means of focusing on God.
Donna Worthington of Christian Retreats is also offering a number of online retreats, quiet days and other courses this spring.
The Revd Deborah Hamilton-Grey is offering online Retreat Days every Wednesday during Lent (starting on Ash Wednesday, 17th Feb 2021). More information and booking forms, are available from www.guidedretreats.org.uk, by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org, or telephone: 01263 649038
Other communities, such as the Northumbria Community and the House of Prayer, are hosting various series of online day- or week- retreats this spring. You can also join them for daily worship through their websites.
A retreat at home might start by a renewed observance of the traditional Benedictine hours, with their balance of prayer, study and manual work. We have already produced some thoughts about how this might work in the 21st century – click on the appropriate title to download these essays:
You might like to start using the Examen, the Ignatian method of reflecting on life’s experiences at the end of each day.
These short films, entitled ‘Finding stability in times of change’, might help to provide some structure if you choose to make your own ‘Quiet Day’ at home.
Some Retreat Houses, and retreat leaders are using this period of isolation to encourage people to join them on a ‘Retreat in Daily Life’, offering opportunities for prayer and online spiritual accompaniment for a period of a week, sometimes more. You might like to start with an online version from Creighton University, or there are others in February, April and June 2021 run by the London Jesuit Centre.