This page will be updated with resources as we receive them.

cathedralIntercessory Prayer as a Gateway to nurturing spiritual resources

Rupert Bristow

Rupert gave a workshop for parishes and benefices on good practice in leading intercessions.

candleStanding still in prayer & Stepping out in action

Emma Kevan:

cathedralCan someone please tell me what ‘Spiritual Accompaniment’ is anyway?!

Shelly King

For anyone who might like to become a spiritual director, please contact Sarah Lucas for course details


candleHealing Prayer: What is it and how do I do it?

Revd Sarah Chapman

The Living Well charity is a resource for the healing ministry within the Diocese of Canterbury which runs a programme of services, retreats and training events throughout the year.

cathedralIgnatian Prayer with the Bible

Revd Elaine Richardson & Janet McDonald

For information on the Ignatian interest group in Canterbury Diocese, please contact Janet McDonald and Elaine Richardson,

Further reading: ‘Eyes to see, ears to hear’ An Introduction to Ignatian spirituality   D. Lonsdale;  ‘Landmarks’ M. Silf and ‘God in all things’ G. Hughes

candlePilgrimage then & now: An introductory exploration

Revd Canon Rob Mackintosh

Revd Canon Rob Mackintosh is the author of the acclaimed 2013 publication Augustine of Canterbury: Leadership, Mission and Legacy

cathedralDivine reading of the Scriptures: Lectio Divina

Carmelite Group

Further reading:

  • ‘Too deep for Words’ by Thelma Hall  ISBN 0-8091-2959-0 Paulist Press
  • ‘Lectio Divina’ by Christine Paintner  & Lucy Wynkoop ISBN-13: 978-0-8091-4531-7 Paulist Press
  • ‘Your Word is a Light for my Steps’ Michel de Verteuil ISBN 1-85390-376-0 Veritas

candleSpirituality Styles

Revd Ronni Lamont

candleA house of prayer for all the people

Chris Chapman

cathedralA Week of Accompanied Prayer

Anne Rees

candleCentred on God and in community with others: The heart of Benedictine Spirituality

Canon Christopher Irvine

cathedralThe Labyrinth: A path for prayer

Barbara Wallace

Pilgrim Paths is dedicated to supporting and providing creative, reflective experiences wherever you are on life’s path. There are lots of resources available to download for free on their website.

candlePrayer Beyond Words

Canterbury Boiler Room

Lyndall Bywater:
Twitter: @lyndallbywater

Come and visit us at cityspace, our community shop, at 49 Northgate, Canterbury CT1 1BE
Opening hours: 1-5pm Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Daily Prayer at 5:15 every day Monday-Saturday

Everyone is welcome!

Resources for multisensory prayer


  • Multi-sensory Prayer: Over 60 Innovative Ready-to-use Ideas,  Sue Wallace
  • 80 Creative Prayer Ideas: A Resource for Church and Group Use, Claire Daniel
  • The Intercessions Handbook: Creative Ideas for Public and Private Prayer,  Bishop John Pritchard
  • A Labyrinth Prayer Handbook: Creative Resources for Worship and Reflection, Sally Welch
  • Pray and Play: 101 Creative Prayer Ideas for Use with Under-Fives by Kathy Cannon


cathedralHome is where the spirit is

Michele Guinness

Suggested reading:
Heaven in Ordinary, Angela Ashwin and The Heavenly Party, Michele Guinness