“The Call and Cost of Discipleship – Praying and Reflecting on the Life and Spirituality of some outstanding Christian Witnesses”
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Dorothy Day, Pedro Arrupe, Mother Teresa, Brother Roger of Taize.
Fr. Brendan Comerford SJ joined the Jesuits in 1980 and was ordained in 1988. After completing his studies, Brendan taught for a number of years in Colaiste Iognáid in Galway. In 1999 he was appointed Director of Novices in the Joint British/Irish Novitiate in Birmingham, England, a post he held until the summer of 2006. Author of The Pilgrim’s Story, Brendan continues to write and lecture on spirituality.
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‘Let’s walk together now, help me to help, to grow and thrive …. I love your company dear friend and always will.’ Brendan Kennelly
An invitation to spend time being with the one who loves us and restores our hope and faith through the difficult time we are living through. In the words of Kennelly can our hearts sing in harmony with the One who forever sings in us. This will be a time of silence with meditations and reflections.
Fr. Mike Serrage spent seven years as a school chaplain in England. During this time he was also developing a deeper understanding … Read More >
Rest and Renew in the Embrace of God.
‘Courage’, Jesus said, and reached out and held him. (Matt. 14;31)
A time for resting in meditation, prayer, scripture and poetry.
Martina Lehane Sheehan is an accredited Psychotherapist, Spiritual Director, and Author. She was until … Read More >
“The Christian Way in Christ from Incarnation to Resurrection”
* Can be a 6 Day Retreat if combined with Fr Brendan Nolan’s Retreat July 6th to 9th.
Fr. Michael Rodgers is a member of St. Patricks Missionary Society. He returned to Ireland after twenty years missionary service, in Kenya, to serve on his congregation’s leadership team. During this time he began to explore his own roots, a journey that led him eventually to mystical Glendalough. He spent much time exploring the valley and its story. It became apparent that there was a hunger in people for a more natural and soulful … Read More >
‘Living The Future We Long For In The Now’
These strange, hard times through which we are living present us with many challenges – and choices. Based on Scripture, Ruth will reflect with us on living the present moment with hope, faith – and love.
Rev. Dr. Ruth Patterson is a Presbyterian minister who for almost 30 years has been Director of Restoration Ministries, a non denominational, Christian organisation committed to peace and reconciliation. In 1976 she was the first woman to be ordained in Ireland and in 2003 was awarded an OBE for her efforts in reconciliation. She has written four … Read More >