Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites (OCDS)

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OCDS Regional Day (Central Region)

Regional Day in 2019: 27th April, 2019



Regional Day 2018 - Saturday 21st April, 2018


OCDS Retreat Days 2019

10th - 14th June, 2019 (Monday - Friday) at Carmelite Priory, Boars Hill

8th - 12th July, 2019 (Monday - Friday) at Carmelite Priory, Boars Hill

A special rate has been negotiated for the above retreats: £228 for single occupancy and £188 per person for shared room.

To attend the retreats at Carmelite Priory, Boars Hill, pleaseor contact Ruth at Carmelite Retreat Centre, Boars Hill, Oxford tel. no. 01865 735133, email: retreat@carmelite.org.uk, or click Booking.

15th - 19th July, 2019 (Monday - Friday) at Ampleforth Abbey, Yorkshire 

Room rates: £219.50 for single room and £241.50 for ensuite single room.

To attend the retreat at Ampleforth Abbey, Yorkshire. please contact Mary Farrell OCDS tel. no. 07827 649531, 01325 789454, or email: imaryfarrell@yahoo.co.uk

(Note: The above retreats are for Secular Carmelites only. Please book early to avoid disappointment.)


The secular groups that meet at the Priory in Boars Hill, Oxford are:

St Therese (meets on 2nd Monday of the month)

St Joseph (meets monthly on a Tuesday)

St Elijah (meets on 2nd Tuesday of the month)

Blessed Marie-Eugene of the Child Jesus (meets on 3rd Saturday of the month)

These groups together with the following groups make up the Central Region of the Secular Order of the Discalced Carmelites (OCDS):  St Edith Stein in Derby (meets on 1st Saturday of the month) and St Elizabethof the Trinity in Nottingham (meets on 2nd Saturday of the month).

If you are interested in finding out more about these groups, please contact: Cyprian Blamire (Regional Representative) email: cpblamires@aol.com






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