De Mazenod House, Spirituality Centre, London
De Mazenod house is a new Spirituality Centre in the Tower Hill area of London. The aim of the centre is to be a focal point of Spirituality and Mission for those who live and work in the City and surrounding area. In the heart of the hustle and bustle of everyday life we welcome those who seek time for reflection and prayer or just to be quiet. At De Mazenod House we run different types of events and retreats. Some are for those with a faith background. Other events are suitable for those who are searching or living a Spiritual life without religious commitment. As well as running our own programme of events, we welcome those who provide resources and programmes for other faith traditions and backgrounds.
What’s On: Programme for 2021
Welcome! I would like to offer out to you some new possibilities in the area of spiritual support as we continue to live in these confining times. Regrettably, it is not currently permissible for us to receive individuals or groups at De Mazenod House, and this reality calls us to discern new mission initiatives and to observe new ways in which to carry out our retreat ministry.
Therefore I am hoping that you will be able to join us from the comfort of your own homes as we continue our work by virtual means for the foreseeable future. I do sincerely hope that the programmes and retreats listed below will go some way in nourishing you on your ongoing spiritual journey.
I am using the ZOOM platform, which offers an interactive way for us to come together, see one another, hear one another and share in groups, large or small. If you prefer, the option to remain invisible and quiet is available at your own discretion. You will need to download the ZOOM app free of charge on your personal computer or other device in order to be included in any particular event.
To be included, please download and fill out the booking forms attached to each listing and return them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org so that I can add you to the participant list for your desired event.
I look forward to welcoming you into my home, as I would any visitor in person to the Centre, as we all journey further along the spiritual path, and I look forward to being invited into your own homes, to help however I can with your own spiritual journeys, through these extraordinary virtual means.
Fr. Raymond Warren OMI
Eucharist is broadcast from the Centre via ZOOM on the following days:
Tuesday – 10:30am
Wednesday – 5pm
Thursday – 10:30am
Friday – 10:30am
Saturday – 6pm (Vigil)
Please fill in the contact form below if you would like to be included in the Mass broadcast from the Centre.
Join Fr. Martin Moran OMI, Leith, for a for a short series on the Enneagram of Personality. This programme seeks to bring about an understanding of the human psyche as a typology of nine interconnected personality types. For many this exercise offers a unique and stimulating way in which to understand and accept oneself and others.
Those joining these sessions will need to acquire the following book:
The Enneagram: A Journey of Self Discovery by Maria Beesing OP, Robert J. Nogosek CSC, Patrick H. O’Leary SJ
To be included in this experience please fill out the contact form below.
You are invited to join Fr. Ray for a short weekly series of prayer and meditation before the Icon of the Woman at the Well. The Icon, which belongs to the Retreat Association, travels throughout the country, stopping to rest at various retreat centres, churches and community halls along the way.
DeMazenod House host the Icon for a number of weeks, and in light of our current circumstances, the opportunity to pray and meditate before the icon will be hosted by Fr. Ray over ZOOM on the following dates at 7pm:
Friday, 22nd January
Friday, 29th January
Friday, 5th February
Friday, 12th February
Friday, 19th February
Please please fill out the contact form below to be included in this meditation exercise.
Tuesdays of Lent: The People’s Rosary Project is a joint project in partnership with the London Centre for Theology and Community. Join us each Tuesday of Lent at 8pm via ZOOM to listen to a presentation on each of the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary.
Wednesdays of Lent: Join us each Wednesday of Lent at 7pm via ZOOM for a Lenten retreat hour of prayer, presentation, sharing and community. Each session will be presented by a different member of our wider Oblate family.
Thursdays of Lent: Join with Fr. Ray each Thursday of Lent at 5:30pm for one hour of Christian meditation via ZOOM. All are welcome and no prior experience is needed to take part in this time of guided stillness and silence.
Fridays of Lent: Join Chaher, our artist in residence, each Friday of Lent at 3pm via ZOOM where he will gently lead us through art in a quiet and reflective direction. All are welcome and no prior experience is needed.
Please fill out the contact form below to be included in any one of these Lenten projects.
Holy Thursday, 1st April: Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7pm
Good Friday, 2nd April: Meditation on the Cross at 7pm
Holy Saturday, 3rd April: Meditation at the Tomb at 11am
Vigil of Easter: TBD in line with lockdown restrictions
Please fill out the contact form below to be included in any one of these projects.
If you would like to make a donation to the Centre, please send a cheque payable to DeMazenod House and post it to:
Fr. Raymond Warren OMI
62 Chamber Street
London E1 8BL
Alternatively, if you prefer to transfer directly to the Centre’s bank account, please contact us by email directly.