....a peaceful oasis near the centre of Durham City

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St Antony's Priory is a peaceful oasis near the centre of Durham City. The Centre's small ecumenical team provides hospitality and weekday worship as well as an annual programme of:

  • Quiet days and workshops led by individuals drawn from differing denominations and none;

  • Hosting and facilitating quiet days and workshops for small groups of  clergy, lay people, chaplaincy teams and others;

  • Space for individuals or small groups

  • Individually-guided and private retreats by request;

  • Space for a day or more in personal prayer, contemplation, counselling and spiritual guidance.

  • Our Recovery Programme focuses on breaking exclusion for those recovering from addictions, giving them tools for well-being and resilience in their lives.

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Website updated

7 March 2018

Latest news...

Our Programme for January - August 2018 is available for you to download.

March 16th - 18th 2018  The Enneagram: an Introductory workshop with Veronica Whitty.  

Beginning 6.30pm Friday and ending 4.30pm Sunday. (residential  or non-residential )

Please see the Programme page for more details.

Painting and Prayer Retreat: with CARM - the Creative Arts Retreat Movement:  July 9th - 16th 2018

For more information please call 0191 384 3747

email info at or durhamjoang at

Looking further ahead...

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The next Capacitar Training begins May 2018.  Please book now.

Bursaries are available: please ask.  

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Exploring Spiritual Accompaniment: our initial training course - is planned for October 2018 - June 2019.  For further details