Advent Retreat – Br. Richard Hendrick OFM Cap.

Advent Retreat – Br. Richard Hendrick OFM Cap.

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Abiding in Hope. A contemplative journey towards Christmas.   Br. Richard Hendrick is a priest-friar of the Irish branch of the Capuchin Franciscan Order. For over twenty years he has worked to bring the insights of the Christian contemplative tradition to greater public awareness, particularly with reference to modern mindfulness theory. Read More >

Advent Retreat – Deirdre Ni Chinneide

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Resting in the arms of God… We live on an unseen threshold, a fragile vulnerable experience yet a time which calls the heart to deep listening and prayer. During this retreat we journey to the well of our own hearts and through music, scripture, reflection and prayer, rest assured of the gift of new birth and hope in our lives . Our world has changed utterly and we listen in the silence for the light that guides us forward. Together we will explore the spirit of this experience and how we can creatively journey with integrity, hope and a sense of being … Read More >

Encountering Nature with God

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Harvest Life – Day Retreat

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Directed Retreat

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DIRECTORS: Fr. John Bennett MSC (Fully Booked) Sr. Helen Maher SSJG (Fully Booked) Martin Doyle (Fully Booked) Sr. Sheila Crowley SSJG (Fully Booked) Sr. Margaret McDermott MA (Fully Booked) Read More >

Retreat – Fr. Brendan Comerford SJ

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“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. Read More >

Retreat – Fr. Kieran O’Mahony OSA

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“Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus” Praying together the letter to the Philippians For this Lectio Divina retreat, we will take the letter to the Philippians as our main text. In the letter, we see Paul, now an old man, still full of apostolic vigour and even joy. Philippians is a real letter, reflecting “the joys and hopes, the grief and anguish,” which marked the lives of both the recipients and the writer.  Their experience, faith and resilience can help us on our own journey two thousand years later. The retreat offers times of meditation, Lectio Divina, … Read More >

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 >