Churches, Religion & Spirituality

Temple of a Thousand Buddhas
This Buddhist temple welcomes tourists and practising Buddhist. Spiritual classes and retreats available, and regular yoga classes. Chateau de Plaige, La Boulaye (71).
Association Emma
3 to 5 day international sessions for young people to come to Paray and learn about Saint-Marguertie-Marie. Sessions are simultaneously translated into 8 languages. Paray-le-Monial (71).
Taize Community
International, ecumenical community, founded in 1940. Regular meetings are held and English-speaking visitors are welcome. Taize (71).
Saint Hilaire-Saint-Jean Damascene Orthodox Centre
Centre for monastic studies, run by Brother Luc Devoisin-Lagarde. Retreats available in the summer. Le Bourg, Uchon (71).
Saint Joseph de Clairval Abbey
Community of monks following the rules of Saint Benedict. Retreats are open to men over the age of 17. Calendar specifies when retreats are in English. Flavigny-sur-Ozerain (21).