Retreat – Fr. Tom McGuinness SJ & Sr. Magdalene Lawler SND

Retreat – Fr. Tom McGuinness SJ & Sr. Magdalene Lawler SND

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Gospel Women, Gospel Men: Reflections in Painting and Song.   Fr. Tom McGuinness has been a Jesuit since 1965 and has spent most of his ministry engaged with directing the Spiritual Exercises. From 2008-14 he was director of the Ignatian Spirituality Centre in Glasgow. He joined the Retreat Team in Manresa in 2015. He has written and recorded a number of reflection songs as one way of exploring the spirituality of St Ignatius. Sr. Magdalen Lawler is a Sister of Notre Dame, living in London, she is a theologian and art historian. Sr. Magdalen trained at St Beuno’s in 1980 and since then she … Read More >

Retreat – Fr. Mike Serrage MSC

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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 >

Retreat – Rev. Dr. Ruth Patterson

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‘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 >

Retreat – Fr. Gerard McCarthy SVD

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“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son” (John 3.16) Sometimes we forget that we are loved by God. During this retreat we will try to grasp the implications of God giving his one and only Son for the life of the world, our world.   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. Read More >

Retreat – Fr. Gerard McCarthy SVD

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“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son” (John 3.16) Sometimes we forget that we are loved by God. During this retreat we will try to grasp the implications of God giving his one and only Son for the life of the world, our world.   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. Read More >