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Hold your own quiet day with these resources

Space to reflect

On Tuesday 16 March 2021 we hosted an Online Quiet Day, to encourage us all to take space to nuture our faith.

Held close to St Cuthbert's Day, we were inspired by the saint's life as we spend a day reflecting on the insights that he gifted to us on the way of faith. The Quiet Day included the regular pattern of daily services and lunchtime prayers, as well as two addresses. 

If you missed the day, the live-streamed reflections, the lunchtime prayers and the service of Compline are available from this page for you to hold your own quiet day, wherever you are.

Hold your own Quiet Day

If you'd like to follow the structure of the original Quiet Day, use the resources on this page and tune in to our daily live-streamed worship on Facebook.

8.00am Introduction

8.30am Morning Prayer

10.30am First Reflection

12.00pm Midday Prayer

3.30pm Second Reflection

5.15pm Evensong

8.30pm Compline


More resources

Looking for more prayer and worship resources? You might enjoy:


Introduction to the Quiet Day from Canon Charlie Allen

Canon Charlie Allen introduces you to this Online Quiet Day from a snowy Durham Cathedral. This Quiet Day was originally live-streamed on Durham Cathedral’s Facebook page on 2 January 2021, and reflects on the themes of the Epiphany.

Watch Canon Charlie's introduction on the right, or watch it on Youtube here.


First Address with The Revd Sarah Hills

The Revd Sarah Hills, the Vicar of Lindisfarne, introduces us to Saint Cuthbert through the landscape in which he lived and moved and had his being.

Watch the video on Youtube

Midday Prayer

Short midday prayers for the St Cuthbert Online Quiet Day, given by Canon Charlie Allen from Durham Cathedral.

Watch the video on Youtube

Second Address with Canon Simon Oliver

Canon Simon Oliver reflects on the journey Cuthbert took after death en route to Durham, and explores his inspiring legacy of faith. 

Watch the video on Youtube

Compline with Canon Charlie Allen

This Quiet Day closes with a peaceful service of compline, led by Canon Charlie Allen at her home, overlooking Durham Cathedral. Thank you for joining us for these Quiet Day reflections.

Watch the video on Youtube