15.09.2012 [Journal Live] - An example of that is today's exhibition at the Minsteracres Retreat Centre in Northumberland. The exhibition is called A Place Around the Hearth, and it features work by two artists who sought sanctuary in Britain after they were forced to leave their
14.09.2012 [Wharfedale Observer] - The Sisters of the Cross and Passion bought the house in February 1952, and at the request of John Carmel Heenan, Bishop of Leeds, turned it into a retreat centre for girls and women. This complemented the role of the Passionist Retreat House for boys
11.09.2012 [Clitheroe Today] - The open day was part of the national Heritage Open Days initiative to give people the chance to visit places not normally open to the public, and the Abbey's Conference House and Retreat Centre proved to be a great hit with over 500 people visiting.
05.09.2012 [Lancashire Telegraph] - WHALLEY Abbey will throw open its doors to visitors on Sunday giving them not only free access to the medieval ruins but also a rare chance to look round its historic conference house and retreat centre. The abbey is set beside the River Calder in the