RETREATING AT HOME CLAIRE BROWES Before ordination services all those who are due to be ordained gather together, away from the busyness of life, away from new houses full of boxes waiting to be unpacked, away from distractions, to spend a week in retreat. These retreats are usually in the countryside, surrounded by peace and fields. This year however ? as with almost everything else planned in the last six months ? things have been very different. The ordinations have not happened at all, instead we are starting our curacies as lay church workers. As for the retreat, it did go ahead but on Zoom. This filled me with trepidation, I must admit to struggling with online worship. I enjoy feeling connected with other people through Zoom but I struggle to feel connected with the spiritual virtually.

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