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All retreats and quiet days at St. John’s Convent take place in the milieu of a contemporary monastic community which has a daily rhythm of prayer.

Lenten Quiet Day – Pilgrim in Canterbury

Lenten Quiet Day – Pilgrim in Canterbury

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A Bishop’s Reflections on Faith and Unity from the Holy City Join us as we journey to the Holy City of Canterbury, discovering the rich history of this place, and its significance for us as Anglicans. Canterbury is a...
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Bad Boys and Girls of the Old Testament

Bad Boys and Girls of the Old Testament

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One of the reasons that the Old Testament has such appeal is that it contains racy stories of prostitutes, murders, liars and conniving and evil queens and kings. Some biblical bad boys and bag girls were wicked to the...
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Silent Directed Retreat

Silent Directed Retreat

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Our God of love so desires to meet with you in the quiet of your heart. Carve out time to come aside and be still, to let your soul settle into the quiet of our Guest House, to be...
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Mindfulness for Christians

Mindfulness for Christians

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Being aware of oneself in the present moment is the secular form of mindfulness that is promoted and practised in the Western world and is regarded as one of the best antidotes to our overly busy, distracted and stressful...
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Quiet Garden Days

Quiet Garden Days

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Inspired by the Quiet Garden Trust in England, these are days to relax, renew, and rest in the beauty of God’s outdoors, as well as to enjoy the Sisters’ chapel and library. In case of rain, there is plenty...
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Icon Writing Workshop

Icon Writing Workshop

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In this workshop, twelve participants will work together over a week to make an Orthodox icon using traditional methods and materials. The workshop provides the experience of making an icon by using the prototype of Christ the Pantocrator created...
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Women at a Crossroads

Women at a Crossroads

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A RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM FOR WOMEN AT A CROSSROADSIN CAREER, STUDY, or LIFESTYLE July 3–26, 2020Women at a Crossroads This is what the LORD says: “Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good...
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Spend a Year Living In God’s Rhythm

Spend a Year Living In God’s Rhythm

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The Anglican Sisterhood of St. John the Divine invites women of any denomination, from the age of 21 and up, to travel as Companions along an ancient path from September 2020-July 2021. Applications are now open for the 2020-2021...
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Silent Directed Retreat

Silent Directed Retreat

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Our God of love so desires to meet with you in the quiet of your heart. Carve out time to come aside and be still, to let your soul settle into the quiet of our Guest House, to be...
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Preview for Fall 2020

Preview for Fall 2020

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Silent Directed Retreat – Tuesday-Thursday, September 15–17, 2020 – see here » Genuine Spirituality – led by Kathleen Norris. Friday-Sunday, September 18–20, 2020 Writers’ Workshop – led by Kathleen Norris. Tuesday-Thursday, September 22–24, 2020 Growth of the Soul –...
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