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The Sisters of Mercy at St Mary's Convent Handsworth
the last foundation of our Foundress Venerable Catherine McAuley,
invite you to retreats and days of prayer.

Events 2014

Catherine McAuley and the Eucharistic by Sr. Aelred Timmins RSM
Saturday 20th of September from 10.00am to 3.30pm

Service of Bereavement
Sunday 02nd of November from 02.30pm to 3.30pm

Service for the Loss of a Child
Sunday 23th of November from 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Advent Retreat led by Bishop Brian Noble
Thursday evening 27th of November - Sunday evening 30th of November

Advent Retreat Day by St. Mary's Team
Saturday 13th of December from 10.00am to 3.30pm



Events 2015


Mercy in World War One by Jenny Smith and Claire Childs (Mercy Archivists)

Thursday 12th March


Day on Consecrated Life

Saturday 21st March


Lenten Retreat Day led by St Mary's Team

Saturday 28th March


Linking Heritage, Spirituality and Outreach

Saturday 18th April


Joint Union Institute and Federation Archives Day

Thursday 7th May


Interfaith Day

Saturday 12th May


A Retreat with Catherine McAuley - Mercy Journey in Birmingham

Sunday evening June 14th to Saturday afternoon June 20th


Past Pupil Day

Thursday 25th June


Reflection on paintings with Sr Anne Reddington RSM



Bereavement Service

Sunday 8th November (2.30 - 4pm)


Service for the Loss of a Child

Sunday 22nd November (2.30 - 4pm)


Advent Retreat

Thursday evening 3rd December to Sunday afternoon 6th December


Advent Retreat Day led by St Mary's Team

Sunday 12th December


Facilities available on request
Private and Directed Retreats
Spiritual Accompaniment
Parish Retreats
Days of Prayer

Please ring in advance to book for all events.

Teachers, pastoral workers, local groups and partnerships,
hold their meetings here, as they enjoy the peace and quiet of the house.

To date we have welcomed:
School Staff Groups
School Children's Groups
Neighbourhood Forum Meetings
Faith Group Meetings
St. Chad's Deanery Meetings
Comhaltas Meetings
Mercy Associates
Community Organizers Training

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