St Antony’s Priory, in Durham, is a Christian spirituality centre operated by the Society of the Sacred Mission, an Anglican Religious Order originally established towards the end of the 19th Century.
Today the Priory offers spiritual accompaniment and training for spiritual directors, hospitality for groups and individuals, and a varying programme of courses and quiet days.
There is a full timetable of weekday and Sunday services in the chapel (which members of the public are also very welcome to attend). Our worship is in the catholic tradition of the Church of England, and includes significant periods of silent prayer.
Overnight accommodation is available in the Cottage guesthouse, which has four self-catering rooms available for people wishing to spend a few days on retreat.
Latest News from St Antony's Priory
We are pleased to have completed the renovation works to the Cottage guest house and we are now once again able to welcome guests on retreat. Get in touch with the office if you would like to come and stay.
Our meeting rooms continue to be available for spiritual direction and individual quiet days, and all are welcome to join the Priory community for services in the Chapel. See here for more information about service times (do check for any alterations to the usual timetable).
If attending services outside of normal opening times (e.g. on a Sunday or in the evening) please access the Chapel via the outside steps.
There is also now a regular monthly meditation session on the second Saturday of the month, to which all are welcome.
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