Te Deum / Christian's Acre

Te Deum / Christens Gård Te Deum / Christian's Acre

Welcome to the Chapel of the Holy Cross at Christian's Acre in Southern Sweden

Welcome to the Chapel

of the Holy Cross and the Guest House at Christian''s Acre for


Retreat and Conference

Rest and Recreation

Retreats, Quiet Days and Conferences are arranged regularly at Christian's Acre.

See Current Programme!


When the House is free, individuals and groups are welcome to book their own time at Christian's Acre for meetings, get-togethers, holiday or rest.


We want to develop contacts between the Church of England and Christians in Sweden


Translation Services

Sr Gerd is a trained translator and an authorised interpretor from Swedish to English / English to Swedish

specializing in theology and the humanities.

Ask us about rates etc.!



Te Deum and All Saints regularly arrange pilgrimages to the Holy Land, Rome, Lourdes, Vadstena and Walsingham.


Ask us about help with arranging your own travels and parish study trips and pilgrimages!




Video and DVD Production:

We produce Videos and DVDs on the Christian faith.


DVD titles include:

Begfnning the Journey

on Baptism, Confirmation, First Communion

The Year of the Lord's Favour

on the Churchs year with extra material for Lent

God Calling? / Christ for Others

on vocation to priesthood

All for Christ

Anglican Monks and Nuns Today

our DVDs can be ordered from tedeum@telia.com


Ask us your own plans for a DVD!



Christian's Acre is

set in beautiful countryside within easy distance of Malmö, the university town of Lund, Copenhagen and many other interesting places. Half an hour from Malmö or Copenhagen airports.

Current Programme





Welcome to an Exploration of Carmelite Spirituality:


A Walk with St Teresa of Avila and St John of the Cross


11th – 13th March 2019

Christens Gård


Bishop Norman Banks shares his enthusiasm for his two beloved Saint companions


Bishop Norman Banks is the Bishop of Richborough,

Provincial Episcopal Visitor in the Province of Canterbury & Assistant Bishop in the Diocese in Europe




Monday 11th March:

Arrivals from 16.00


18.00 Evening Prayer

followed by Drinks & Supper


20.00 The Elijah Cycle and the Way of Carmel


21.30 Compline and Address



Tuesday 12th March



9.00 Morning Prayer & Lectio Divina


10.00 St Teresa'Slow Burn Bright Flame'


12.00 Mass: Votive Mass of St Teresa



14.00 Free time


15.30 Coffee / Tea


16.00 Teresa and John, “The Meeting”


18.00 pm Evening Prayer, Meditation, Benediction

Drinks and Supper


21.00 Compline and Address


Wednesday 13th March



9.00 Morning Prayer & Lectio Divina


10.00 St John of the Cross ‘Beyond the Darkness’


12.00 Mass: Votive Mass of St John of the Cross


Lunch & Depart



These few days are open to everyone, priests and people.

There is limited space so please book early to ensure your place.



A non-returnable booking-fee of

500:- / £50 will be required to guarantee a place and full payment

by invoice, 2 weeks in advance of the event.


Late cancellations (within a week of the event) will be charged at 100 %.



Booking: e-mail: tedeum@telia.com

tel.+46 (0)40-487059 , +46 (0)708-743994

Cost: Full Board 1500:- / £150 (in shared room)

1800:- / £180 (single room)


Including sheets and towels.

Contact Sr Gerd for directions if you are driving!


There are half-hourly trains to Östra Grevie station direct from Malmö, Lund, Helsingborg.


There is a train from Copenhagen Airport with an easy change at Malmö Hyllie to Östra Grevie station. The journey is less than an hour and you can be met at the station.









23- 25 September 2019


with Bishop Norman Banks

Bishop of Richborough









A place for prayer and reflection...

for study, rest and recreation...

a place just to be...



Available for you to enjoy:




The Chapel of the Holy Cross



the Shrine of Our Lady

of Walsingham


The Oratory of Our Lady & All Saints



One single room, five twins, one quad. Separate accommodation available for Group leader.








Catering or Self-Catering:

The Guest House has a fully equipped kitchen for Guests to use if they so wish.

Catering can be provided.


Conference facilities:

for up to 20 people.



A small library of theological and spiritual literature with emphasis on the Church of England and the Church of Sweden is being developed. A good place to do your own reading or writing.

WiFi-connection available if you bring your laptop.




Contact us: Sr Gerd Swensson, Christens Gård, Pl. 8 St Slågarp, 23195 Trelleborg 040-487059 0708-743994 tedeum@telia.com


Fr John Brownsell SSC, All Saints Vicarage, 12 Powis Gardens, London W11 1JG 0207 727 5919 jkb@allsaintsnottinghill.org.uk



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