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An invitation to join in peace from kindred spirits the Global Silent Minute organisation

The Global Silent Minute was inspired by the Big Ben Silent Minute introduced in the Second World War by Wellesley Tudor Pole (WTP), founder of Chalice Well Trust, as a “spiritual weapon” to harness the power of Silence in selfless service to be used for the benefit of all. The DNA for the Silent Minute[…]Read more…

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When one feels helpless…

“When one feels helpless before the vast world chaos now thrown more sharply than ever into relief, it is helpful to remember how much can be done by quiet interior work and prayer.” Wellesley Tudor Pole (WTP), Founder, The Chalice Well Trust The Upper RoomThose of you who have stayed in our Retreat House may[…]Read more…

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The Origins of The Silent Minute

Family gathered around a radio

The Following is an extract taken from the book ‘Chalice Well: The Story of A Living Sanctuary’ published by The Chalice Well Trust Next day the speaker was killed. WTP was severely wounded; stranded behind enemy lines he managed to get back to the British forces. It was then that the idea of a daily[…]Read more…

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The Chalice | Vol.2 No.5 | Spring 2018

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The Chalice | Vol.2 No.2 | Autumn 2016

The Chalice - Journal of the Companions of the Chalice Well - Volume 2 Number 2
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Times of Tribulation

This is an article written in January 1957 by Wellesley Tudor Pole. There is confusion of thought in many people’s minds about the venue and significance of the final conflict of this age, often referred to as ‘Armageddon’ or ‘The Times of Tribulation’. What is not realised generally is the fact that the main arena[…]Read more…