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Magnificently situated overlooking the Irish Sea, Ballyvaloo Centre is the ideal place to take time out from the stresses and pressures of modern living. The long beach frontage, rolling terrain, mature trees and farmland surroundings help to create a tranquil ambience for prayer, reflection and relaxation away from the incessant distractions of everyday life.

The Centre is an ideal setting for Retreats – both scheduled and private, Rest and Relaxation Breaks, Conferences, Meetings, Seminars and Day or Weekend Courses.

Above all, the Centre offers an oasis of peace from today’s all too busy world.

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The Sacrament of Waiting Macrina Wiederkehr

She celebrated the sacrament of
Letting Go…
First she surrendered her Green
Then the Orange, yellow, and Red…
Finally she let go of her Brown…
Shedding her last leaf
She stood empty and silent, stripped bare
Leaning against the sky she began her...

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