Provides sound and simple ways for Christians and others to benefit from the practice of meditation in a way that helps in the living out of Biblical spirituality

Meditation in all spiritual traditions enables the heart to enter a consciousness beyond thinking and judging. This awareness, when practiced in Christian faith, opens the heart and mind to receive the Spirit of God, move into silent communication and be available for God’s gift of contemplation.

The union of Christ with the person enables “Contemplaction”: thought, words, actions and non-actions born of the contemplative heart.


First Saturday monthly 11am–4.30pm, at Sacred Heart Church, 483 Liverpool Road, Ainsdale

Each day is an extended opportunity to learn and practice the silent meditation.

The day is in four sections, and participants, beginners or experienced, are invited to take part in any or all of the sections.

A:   11am     Meeting for tea/greetings

11.30 -1pm teaching and practice of meditation, split into three sessions of sitting and walking.

B: 1pm shared packed lunch

(please bring food to share)

C: 2 – 3.30 Meditation

split into three sessions of sitting and walking.

D: 3.30 – 4.30pm Catholic Mass meditatively, followed by sharing and discussion

2020 dates as follows

October 3rd

November 7th

December 5th

ANNUAL RETREAT  – August 2022 date tbc – at St Joseph’s, Freshfield

A chance for four days of intensive practice of Soulcare meditation in silent community, including

  • Full teaching of method and its relevance to Christian living
  • Continuous practice of meditation in all postures and activities
  • Daily liturgy: communal prayer and Eucharist
  • Personal interviews with the teacher
  • Own room and meals
  • Beautiful natural surroundings close to a sandy beach

Location:   St Josephs Prayer Centre, Freshfield, Formby, Merseyside L371PH

Suggested donation: £300.00

HeartStone Parish, 7 Sandbrook Way, Woodvale, Southport PR83RN

e-mail: [email protected]

Tuition and guidance in Soulcare courses is given by Fr Tony Slingo, Catholic Parish Priest.

He has practiced extensively in Christian and Buddhist meditation in the UK, USA, India, Burma and Sri Lanka.

The teaching and monthly groups are given without charge. Donations are welcome

Liverpool Roman Catholic Archdiocesan Trust Inc Registered Charity No 232709