Retreat – Fr. Kieran O’Mahony OSA

Retreat – Fr. Kieran O’Mahony OSA

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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. Read More >

Retreat – Fr Vincent Sherlock P.P.

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This response from one of the shepherds on the hilltop, in the wake of the angelic appearance, paved the way for his companions to lay eyes on the Infant King.  We will reflect on the encouraging word, on invitation and response as we journey towards the celebration of the Christmas reality.   Fr Vincent Sherlock is a priest of the Diocese of Achonry and Parish Priest of Tubbercurry-Cloonacool Parish in Co. Sligo.  Ordained in 1987, most of his ministry has been in parishes in counties Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo.  Through the years he has been involved in retreat work, mainly with priests … Read More >

Personal and Ancestral Healing

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This particular retreat will focus on Healing in general and Intergenerational Healing in particular.  It will look at how what one generation tries to forget another will be forced to remember and how to recognize problems that are older than the person themselves. It will also explore the importance in therapeutic practice of being able to recognise the role of lost siblings and particularly the enormous importance of twin loss at any stage during pregnancy. Fr Jim Cogley  is a psychotherapist and woodturner with over forty years experience. He was an associate of the renowned pioneer in Family Tree Healing Dr … Read More >

Mind, Body & Spirit Wellness Day

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This is a gentle day, a gift to your self of care. A day of curiosity, reflection and rest. When we think of wellness we are reminded of its many different components, among them, the physical, psychological and spiritual. Sometimes these three elements of wellness can be seen as separate entities, cut off from one another.  They are in fact interconnected and work in harmony, when we allow them, leading to greater wellness. On this day, we will draw together, the Somatic (Body), Psychological (Mental and Emotional),) and Spiritual. This will be a practical, taster day, of awareness-building and self care, where we befriend, sooth and nurture … Read More >

Retreat – Fr. Kieran O’Mahony OSA

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“The love of God has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit given to us”. (Romans 5:5) Key passages from the great Letter to the Romans will form the basis for the retreat, inspiring Lectio Divina, meditation and the Eucharist.   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. Read More >

Retreat – Fr. Hugh Lagan SMA

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Living Your One Wild and Precious Life. These days of retreat, rest and renewal will offer a hope-filled path forward to living more wisely and kindly your one wild and precious life. Consider changing your life for the better.   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. Read More >

Retreat – Dr. Jesse Rogers (SPS Maynooth)

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Following the Way of Jesus: Hearing and Responding to Jesus’ teaching in the Sermon on the Mount.   Dr Jessie Rogers lectures in Sacred Scripture and is Dean of Theology at St Patrick’s Pontifical University, Maynooth.   Read More >

Retreat – Deirdre Ni Chinneide

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Bealtaine – Bright Fire of Hope and Possibility. “For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord. Plans to prosper you and not to harm you. Plans to give you a hope and future “(Jeremiah 29:11) 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.   Deirdre Ni Chinneide, trained as a psychotherapist/ spiritual director and workshop facilitator, Deirdre has worked all over Ireland, the U.S.A, Australia and Europe including Bosnia and Kosovo. She divides her time between the … Read More >

Retreat – Fr. Mike Serrage MSC

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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!” (Psalm 42) 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 >

Retreat – Rev. Dr. Ruth Patterson

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Adventure into God Using Scripture Ruth will invite us to venture with her deeper into the mystery that continually beckons those who have pilgrim hearts.   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 commitment to unity and peace. Read More >