Retreat Leaders

David Cassian Cole

David Cassian Cole

David Cassian Cole, or Brother Cassian, is the Founder and Executive Director of Waymark Ministries CIC, an international Spiritual Teacher and Retreat Leader. He has lectured in Christian & Bible Colleges; has appeared in numerous television programs; is an award winning author of 7 books; and is the UK `Deputy Guardian` for The Community of Aidan and Hilda - a globally dispersed Celtic New Monastic Community. ​He has been a full time Church Minister and Teaching Pastor in different churches and is qualified in Spiritual Care (holistic care and pastoral counselling); he holds a Masters` degree in Christian Spirituality from Sarum College, writing his thesis on how historic Celtic Christianity can inform New Monastic ideas of Discipleship.



Retreats led by David Cassian Cole

September 2021

10 - 12 September
Friday - Sunday

Breathing In, Breathing Out

Compassion and loving kindness are rare today. We should be an incarnation of these Divine characteristics. This weekend you`ll learn to gain a greater sense of self compassion through contemplative practice (Breathing In), therefore becoming a more compassionate person, pouring that out in a life of action through compassionate outreach (Breathing Out).

Residential price: £275.00
Non-residential price: £185.00

December 2021

13 - 15 December
Monday - Wednesday

Celtic Advent

Advent is a significant period in the modern Christian calendar, just as it was for the ancient Celtic Christians. During this retreat, David Cole, author of the book `Celtic Advent` (BRF), will be sharing aspects of Advent and the lead up to Christmas as celebrated and focused on by the ancient Celtic Christians and monastic centres.

Residential price: £295.00
Non-residential price: £205.00