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Please browse through the public activities we offer by clicking the links below.

In addition we also have a range of private activities for individuals or groups using the centre.  If you are interested in hosting a private activity or event at the Centre then please have a look at our facilities page.

Capacitar Wellbeing

Simple and effective practices for healing and self-care.

Day Retreats

Our day retreats are typically offered on Saturdays from 10.00am til 4.00pm.

Eastern Practices

We host regular Yoga sessions, Tai Chi classes and Zen Buddhist practice sessions.

Labyrinth Walks

The labyrinth is simply a walking meditative path, once on the path it takes you to the centre and back out again.

Lectio Divina

A traditional Benedictine practice of scriptural reading, meditation and prayer intended to promote communion with God and to increase the knowledge of God’s Word.

Longer Retreats

We offer multi day retreats which compliment our shorter Saturday or one day retreats


Meditation is a method of training our minds to become more peaceful – freeing ourselves from any worries and concerns and enabling us to focus on allowing God’s love to flow through us.


Practice sessions in Mindfulness meditation are offered to everyone, novice or old hand.


The Xaverian Outreach programme includes a number of private and public activities intended to offer a welcome and ministry to people who would not otherwise come to the Centre.

Poetry and Book Club

Our Poetry and Book Club meets once a month on a Wednesday from 1.30 to 3.00pm.

Preston Men’s Group

The group exists to support men on their journey of faith and as well as reflecting on scripture we have input tailored to topics from a men’s perspective.

Short Courses

We offer short courses in various topics.  These are not regular events so please watch the calendar.


We host two singing groups,

Special Events

From time to time we have events that are different and do not fit into any of our other activity categories. 

Women Together

A well-being group for all women.

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