Praying – “It doesn’t have to be the blue iris, it could be weeds in a vacant lot, or a few small stones; just pay attention, then patch a few words together and don’t try to make them elaborate, this isn’t a contest but the doorway into thanks, and a silence in which another voice may speak.” Mary Oliver
During this retreat we will explore how silence, music, poetry and scripture offer a deep listening and creative response to prayer. Our time together brings hope and direction in our pilgrim path of companionship and presence with God.
Deirdre Ni Chinneide, trained … Read More >
Allowing ourselves to be led by the Spirit – “When the Spirit of truth comes, s/he will guide you into all the truth” (John 16:13)
Our retreat will bring together praying the Word of God (Lectio Divina), Christian meditation, the Eucharist and plenty of personal time. The biblical inspiration will all come from the Gospel of John, which has an exceptionally rich teaching on the Holy Spirit, the Advocate.
Fr. Kieran O’Mahony OSA is an Augustinian friar and biblical scholar. He is coordinator of biblical studies with the Dublin Archdiocese and is well-known for his very popular Weekly Notes – an email … Read More >
The Triduum of the Risen Christ invites us to contemplate the profound meaning of this sacred event and its transforming power in our lives.
(Leaving after breakfast on Easter Sunday.)
Fr. Joe McGee is the Provincial leader of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in Ireland. Fr Joe also worked as Provincial Leader of the Irish Province from 2011 to 2017. Fr. Joe has spent many years in retreat ministry.
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An introduction to Christian Meditation
Fr. Kieran O’Mahony OSA is an Augustinian friar and biblical scholar. He is coordinator of biblical studies with the Dublin Archdiocese and is well-known for his very popular Weekly Notes – an email resource for each week’s readings throughout the year. He is a member of the Orlagh in the City community.
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