The Abbey has a rich history filled with generous hospitality, deep personal & spiritual journey, awareness & preservation of the native environment.

 

The Abbey Program offers individuals and groups the opportunity to be involved.

The Program includes a range of creative events, retreats, workshops, conservation activities and pilgrimages. The 2018 Winter Program has just been announced.

Feel free to sign up to be notified by email of new events.

We look forward to welcoming you at The Abbey.

JUNE

Young Adults Winter Tribal Retreat at The Abbey

A special time for young adults (18 to 35) to be together at The Abbey – a time of fun and relaxation. Time to talk, walk and enjoy the special beauty of Raymond Island, time to pray and explore spiritual things together.

Cost per person
$200 inc GST with all accommodation and meals included
7pm Friday 29 June to 2pm Sunday 1 July 2018
Led by Alisha Jones with Dave Perryman and Anthony Hahn

Bookings before 22 June by calling 03 5156 6580 or info@theabbey.org.au

JULY

A Hundred Years of Change – Music, Art, Religion & Journalism 1650-1750

Come on a journey to visit musicians Barbara Strozzi , G.F. Handel, Francesca Caccini and the music making Nuns. Spend time with Johannes Vermeer in Delft and follow the accounts of diarists, Pepys, Evelyn, and Dr Nathaniel Hawthorne as they describe the Plague and the Great Fire of London. Finally join George Fox and William Penn at the Quaker Meeting House in Jordans, Bucks.   

Cost per person
Residential: includes dinner Friday, breakfast & lunch Saturday
– Twin/shared accommodation: $135 inc GST
– Single accommodation: $170 inc GST

Non residential: includes dinner Friday, breakfast & lunch Saturday: $85

5pm Friday 13 July to 4pm Saturday 14 July 2018
Presenter: June Treadwell

Bookings before 6 July by calling 03 5156 6580 or info@theabbey.org.au

AUGUST

The Abbey Feast

Bishop Jeffrey Driver will be our chef! Come and celebrate with other Friends of The Abbey as we enjoy the chef’s gourmet creations: four course meal with wine.

Cost per person
$58 inc GST
12 noon Saturday 11 August 2018
Funds raised for The Abbey

Bookings before 28 July by calling 03 5156 6580 or info@theabbey.org.au

SEPTEMBER

The Diocesan Retreat

You are invited to come on retreat and savour the beauty and peace of The Abbey on Raymond Island. Bishop Garry Weatherill will be our Retreat Leader this year. There will be time of silence, prayer and reflection; times to walk to share, to create and ‘to be.’

Cost per person

Residential: includes dinner Friday, breakfast & lunch Saturday
– Twin/shared accommodation: $135 inc GST
– Single accommodation: $170 inc GST

Non residential: includes dinner Friday, breakfast & lunch Saturday: $85

5pm Friday 7 September to 3.30pm Saturday 8 September 2018

Bookings before 31 August by calling 03 5156 6580 or info@theabbey.org.au