2009 RETREAT IN SICILY
9 -20 September

Full board/ensuite: 1,300

Retreat giver: Fr.Anthony Meredith, IC
Former Provincial of the Institute of Charity (Rosminians)in England and Novice Master in India, currently based at the Rosminian General House, Porta Latina, Rome

Our retreat house is the lovely Casa del Sorriso (House of the Smile), a 16th century ex-Capuchin friary, beautifully retored,with original church and library. at Erice, near Trapani, in western Sicily.

Erice, at around 750 metres above sea level,overlooks the city of Trapani, the low western coast towards Marsala,Capo San Vito to the north-east, and the Egadi islands,with spectacular views.

The home of Elyminian,Punic,Greek,Roman,Arabic and Norman civilisations, Erice houses the Venus Castle,built on the ancient Temple of Venus,founded according to legend,by Aeneas.

In addition to our full programme of liturgies and talks,we shall enjoy excursions to:

The price includes:

For information on La Casa del Sorriso with photographs, Please look at: www.eremocasadelsorriso.it

For information on how to get to Birmingham International Airport , Please look at: http://www.bhx.co.uk and click on "Getting Here" at top of page

For photos of Erice, please click here

For a potted biography of Fr.Anthony Meredith, click here

FURTHER DETAILS FROM RETREATS BEYOND DOVER

Director:   Anthony Weaver, MA (Cantab)

website:     www.retreats-beyonddover.com

Email:         retreatsdover@gmail.com

Telephone: 0207 379 7273