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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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Lady so Still Fr Tom McGuinness SJ

Lady, so still, lost in the moment of your listening,
is it the soft wind or the Spirit gently singing?
Do you see the messenger who comes to call your name,
or is it just a movement in the air above a candle-flame?

Lady so still, lost in...

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