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Forthcoming Retreats...

Summer Retreat

Longing for some quiet time with God?

Laudato SI invites us to become more alive to all that is in us and around us. Here in the beautiful Formby Pinewoods and beach, we will have time to reflect and pray with nature. This group retreat will focus on different aspects of daily life.

Where: St Joseph’s Prayer Centre
When: June 16th – 22nd 2024 (arrival time 4pm, evening meal 6pm)
Director: Fr Dermot Byrne MMM
Cost: £580.00 (includes accommodation and all meals)
To book a place please call: 01704 875850.
Mobile No: 07485378620 Whats App only

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Come apart and rest awhile

Guided Retreat

Can you feel your soul calling for some rest and relaxation? Is God calling you to greater intimacy with him?
We invite you to experience some time away with the Lord in the peaceful surroundings of the Formby Pinewoods and Beach.

Where: St Joseph’s Prayer Centre, Freshfield, L37 1PH
When: June 9th – 16th , 2024 (arrival time 4pm, evening meal 6pm)
Director: Fr John Mc Cluskey MHM
Cost: £580.00 (includes accommodation and all meals)
To book a place please call: 01704 875850
Mobile No: 07485 378620 Whats App only


St Joseph's Prayer Centre

St Joseph’s Prayer Centre is a Catholic retreat and spirituality centre

provided by the Poor Servants of the Mother of God.


We are located within the National Trust Nature Reserve at Freshfield on Merseyside.

We are available for day visits and residential stays for individuals or groups,

seeking a quiet and peaceful place to pray, reflect or meet.

We also offer a number of retreats and events.


"Come aside to a quiet place, and rest awhile" Mk 6:31

Various Rooms are available



We welcome individuals, groups, parishes, fellowships, sodalities, house groups; day visits or residential.  Throughout the year a variety of parish groups come to us for day and residential retreats.  We welcome schools, Universities and Confirmation Groups for day retreats.


(Maximum of 22 Residential Guests)

Our bedroom accommodation is located on the first floor. Each single room is simple, bright and warm. Bathroom facilities are shared. The rooms are designed for quiet reflection, are modest and intimate, supporting our ethos, away from the fast pace of modern life.

We have nineteen single bedrooms for visitors. If mobility is an issue, we also have two en-suite rooms located on the ground floor. 

A stairlift is available for use.

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Contact Details

St Joseph’s Prayer Centre
Blundell Avenue,
Liverpool L37 1PH
Telephone - 01704 875850

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