Buying the Field: Choosing Happiness
We all want a life worth living. This preached retreat will inspire you to allow curiosity and passion to reawaken a renewed sense of purpose, freedom and commitment as participants encounter the invitation from God to move from endurance to acceptance, woundedness to compassion and success to significance. Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?
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 and resilience.
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“As a deer yearns for running streams, so I yearn for you, my God. I thirst for God, the living God; when shall I go to see the face of God? Hope in God!”
A time of quiet reflection looking into our hearts to recognise our deepest yearning for God’s love and compassion. Spending time being present to God’s dwelling place within and all around us. A time to sit with God face to face and hear the voice that speaks of peace.
Fr. Mike Serrage spent seven years as a school chaplain in England. During this time he was also developing a deeper understanding of … Read More >
“Put off your old self … to be made new in the attitude of your minds”
The Lord is offering us the possibility of being transformed; but we have to be willing to put off our old self. On this Scripture-based retreat let’s hear the transforming Word of God as if for the first time.
Fr. Gerard McCarthy is a member of the Divine Word Missionaries. Since his return from Africa he has been actively involved in the Biblical Apostolate, giving retreats and parish biblical courses.
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Farewell and Welcome.
How do we reach the point of responding to the repeated challenge of letting go in life and of embracing, with trust and hope, the unfamiliar? Using Scripture, this retreat will reflect on such an adventure.
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 five books and numerous articles stemming from her … Read More >