next Ultreya is at the
Village Hall in Church Lawford,
starting at 7.30pm on Wednesday
Click here for directions
to download a Pdf of
Jean Cheshire's 'Gift of Years'
testimony at St George's church
from the March Ultreya.
What is Ultreya?
"Ultreya" is a Spanish word, derived from the original
Latin, meaning Onward! It was in
common use by pilgrims to greet and to encourage
one another along the way. This word is
now used by the Cursillo community to signify the
meeting which is held after a Cursillo
weekend. This meeting may be between
Cursillistas from one or several Diocese.
The Ultreya gathers together groups from a
particular Diocese, or wider areas, and provides
continuity by contributing to the maintenance of
the Cursillo spirit and by revealing the reality
of the living Church.
In a climate of friendship, members share their
life experiences based on the three tenets of
Cursillo life: i.e.: Prayer, Study and Action, or
based on a passage from Scripture. This
sharing can be contemplative in nature or may
deal with an evangelising experience. This
sharing from real-life experiences serves as
examples to all of us of the challenge which
Jesus lays before His followers: "Go and do
Ultreya start at 7.30pm, and finish at about
9.30pm (except where otherwise indicated)
followed by tea and coffee for any one who would
like to stay. Ultreya dates and places are
subject to alteration. Please check before you
travel. Maps show approximate location only.