February 26, 2010


Welcome to the Sacrista Prebend Retreat House web site. Please use the links to find out more about the house and forthcoming events.

We are members of the Quiet Garden Trust and our garden is open daily to those who want to  come and enjoy its tranquillity

Details of Quiet Days  can be found on the ‘Quiet Days’ page; do visit the page regularly as days are constantly being added.

Each week at Sacrista Prebend there are services of Holy Communion.  On Mondays, the 9-00am Eucharist is followed by a light breakfast.  On  Wednesdays, the service is at 12-15pm,  after which soup, rolls, tea and cake are served.  Everyone is welcome.

We are always pleased to welcome individuals on day or residential retreats.  We have a Conference Room available for secular and church groups to use.  Please contact us for details.

NEW FOR 2015!

‘THROUGH THE WARDROBE’                                                     Exploring Christianity in Narnia

Come and join us for a fortnightly reading group to explore the religious themes and the the challenges of CS Lewis’ children’s fiction.  All welcome, of any faith or none.

Sacrista Prebend,  Westgate, Southwell – 7.30 pm – 9.00 pm

Tel: 01636 819224 Alison Milbank for further information, or just turn up on the dates indicated.

January 14th Singing Creation: The Magician’s Nephew

January 28th Deeper Magic: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

February 11th The Good Society?: The Horse and his Boy              

April 22nd The Co-operative Cosmos: Prince Caspian                      

May 6th Coming to the Edge of the World: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader                                                                                            

May 20th Breaking the Spell: The Silver Chair

June 3rd Further Up and Further In! The Last Battle                                                                                                      


Angela Ashwin

God of our pilgrimage, we thank you for this place of peace, hospitality and prayer. Bless all those whose generous work makes possible the ministry of welcome;  and may the gentle touch of your Spirit refresh, heal and strengthen all who come here; for your love’s sake.




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