With love beyond telling:
Mary in the opening chapters of the Gospels of Luke and Matthew.
Séamus Enright is a Redemptorist; a preacher and community activist, with an interest in the history of religious life. He has been involved in leadership at local and provincial levels and was involved in continuing formation for many years. He has introduced Redemptorist novices and students in Ireland, the United States and the Philippines to the history of the congregation.
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Finding God in the Singing Heart of the World
Opening some pages in the Other Book of Revelation.
John Feehan is a native of Birr, Ireland and is one of Ireland’s leading geologists, botanists, environmental communicators, authors and broadcasters. After receiving his PhD on the geology of the Slieve Bloom and Devilsbit Mountains in 1980, John went on to become a Senior Lecturer in the School of Agriculture and Food Science at University College Dublin, where he taught for twenty years up to his retirement in 2012.
John’s work is driven by a deep commitment to the maintenance of rural biodiversity and cultural heritage, … Read More >
The Second Half of Life: A journey from Success to Significance
It is only in the second half of life that we truly come to know who we are and thus create a life that has meaning. These days of retreat, rest, renewal will explore ways to embrace our authentic selves as God’s beloved, deepen our most valuable relationships, reclaim our untended talents and refresh our spirit for the years ahead.
Father Hugh Lagan is a priest with the Society of African Missions and a chartered clinical psychologist. He has led retreats and workshops internationally on psychological and spiritual well-being, trauma … Read More >
Called by Jesus into the love of God
“Come and see” invites each one of us do discover Gods immense compassionate love for us. This call challenges us to let go of the many misunderstandings and misconceptions we may have of ourselves and of God. These days we will reflect and be present to Jesus invitation to us, so that we may have a freedom to let God love us
Fr. John Finn is a member of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart. He is currently based in Cork and is the Community Leader. Fr John has worked in many and varied settings … Read More >
“Rediscovering our Sisters in Faith”
Jessie’s reflections will be drawn from the many often overlooked biblical texts where women are present and active.
Dr Jessie Rogers lectures in Sacred Scripture and is Dean of Theology at St Patrick’s Pontifical University, Maynooth.
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“Knowing Our Place – From Stardust to Sand”
How do I incorporate scientific discoveries with my story of faith? What does evolution tell me about God, creation, nature, and my place in it all?
How can I celebrate being Christian in an evolving universe?
The new dialogues between contemporary culture/society, science and religion are ever changing, there is an urgent need for literacy about the nature-society relationship. There are valid challenges to our inherited structures for living and a need to reinterpret our traditional beliefs about the source of the universe, creation itself and the place of humans within it, theologically and philosophically.
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A Retreat based on Kavanagh’s Spirituality rooted in Creation.
This 3-day retreat draws its inspiration from the poetry of Patrick Kavanagh who was fascinated by a God he finds in the fields, in the hedgerows, in a cut away bog and in the waters of the Grand Canal. His spirituality throughout, is remarkably close to that of Laudato Si’.
Kavanagh’s poems suggest a man fascinated by God. He found God in the fields, in the hedgerows, “in the swamps and marshes…”, in short: “in the bits and pieces of every day.” Few writers, secular or sacred, have more persistently engaged in figuring … Read More >
‘A Peace the World cannot give….’ (John14;27).
A journey towards inner stillness; the gift of a calm mind and an open heart – even in adverse circumstances! (Meditation, scripture, reflective input, poetry etc).
Martina Lehane Sheehan is an accredited Psychotherapist, Spiritual Director, and Author. She was, until 2019, Director of Retreats and Programmes in Ennismore Retreat Centre, Cork, and is regularly invited to facilitate retreats and workshops both nationally and internationally. Martina is the author of four bestselling books. Together with her late husband, Patrick, she has also created two CDs, ‘Soul Space; Meditations and Lyrics for stillness’ and ‘Beyond Mindfulness: Guided … Read More >
Fr. John Bennett MSC
Sr. Sheila Crowley SSJG
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