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Things to do around Bonnevaux

Bonnevaux beauty lies in its being remote. However it is fair to say that if you make your way there, you may think about what else you could do besides taking part in one of the retreats. Well, it turns out there is a wealth of beautiful places and activities within easy reach. We’ve summarised […]

The shape of Christianity

What is the shape of Christianity going to be in the future?

Meet James Alison, priest, theologian and author, who tells us more on his upcoming online retreat Basic Christianity: what does the “real thing” look like when all the kitsch has collapsed? which will run from 21 – 26 July 2020. “As the last decade has been developing and it has been hyper accelerated with Covid […]

Video: Contemplative Mass, Divine Mercy Sunday

You can watch the video of the Bonnevaux Contemplative Mass, Divine Mercy Sunday, 19 April, celebrated by Fr Laurence. You can join mass live from Bonnevaux every Sunday at noon (French time), here

Bonnevaux Holy Week 2020: watch the talks and liturgic celebrations

The Bonnevaux Community invited you to join them on their retreat during Holy Week. This retreat is part of our new programme: The Contemplative Path Through the Crisis. Below you can watch all videos of talks and ceremonies: Paschal Triduum  Watch the talks by Laurence Freeman: More videos Photo Gallery

Palm Sunday celebration at Bonnevaux

The Bonnevaux resident Community started The Holy Week 2020 with a Palm Sunday procession from the Chapel to the Barn (the Conference Centre), where a Contemplative Mass was celebrated by Fr Laurence. Together with the Community physically present, 400 participants joined the celebration online, via live webcast. The Bonnevaux Community invites you to join them […]

The Holy Week at Bonnevaux

The Bonnevaux Community invites you to join them on their retreat during Holy Week. This retreat is part of our new programme: The Contemplative Path Through the Crisis.  The timetable is outlined below (French times). The Mass on Passion Sunday (tomorrow) and Easter Day will be live webcasts. The daily talks by Fr Laurence will be put […]

Videos: Inter-Contemplative Dialogues

Alan Wallace, Eva Natanya, Laurence Freeman – Buddhist and Christian Friends Serving Peace by Seeking Truth The first event part of The Contemplative Path Through the Crisis was The Inter-Contemplative Dialogues (March 21-28, 2020)  with Alan Wallace, Eva Natanya (speaking from USA) and Laurence Freeman (speaking from Bonnevaux). The dialogue was originally planned to take place at […]