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 […]

A Contemplative Path Through The Crisis: Inter-Contemplative Dialogues

Alan Wallace, Eva Natanya, Laurence Freeman – Buddhist and Christian Friends Serving Peace by Seeking Truth The dialogue planned to take place at Bonnevaux will now take place online during the week of March 21-28, 2020 In these times of anxiety and fear we invite you to participate with three spiritual friends and teachers, representing […]

All events at Bonnevaux are suspended until further notice

The health and safety of our Bonnevaux guests and residents is our priority during the Corona pandemic. In accordance with official recommendations, all public events and retreats at Bonnevaux are therefore suspended from Saturday 14 March until further notice. With our community worldwide we are planning a programme of online teachings and meditations by which […]

Listen to the talks by Laurence Freeman from the Bonnevaux Lent Retreat

The 40 days of Lent pick up a symbol of “40” in the bible and Islam as well. It is a length of time associated with a testing period, a probation, maybe with difficulties and challenges, but you sort of graduate after 40 days. The Israelites wander 40 days in the desert. Moses spent 40 […]

Abbaye de Bonnevaux: Centre for Peace, is seeking to recruit a Retreat & Conference Centre Manager

The World Community for Christian Meditation is establishing a meditation and conference center in Bonnevaux near Poitiers. This center will open its doors at the end of 2020 and, during its first phase, will provide accommodation for 39 guests and space for 180 participants. To develop and manage this new structure, the Association Abbaye de Bonnevaux: […]

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