Retreat – Dr. Jesse Rogers (SPS Maynooth)

Retreat – Dr. Jesse Rogers (SPS Maynooth)

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Grieving the Old and Welcoming the New   Jessie Rogers will explore scriptural wisdom for spirituality in times of change.   Dr Jessie Rogers lectures in Sacred Scripture and is Dean of Theology at St Patrick’s Pontifical University, Maynooth.   Read More >

Retreat – Martina Lehane Sheehan

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He Said to the wind and the waves, “Quiet, Be Still”.     (Mark 4;39) Quieten the mind, calm the fears, and create an inner sanctuary of stillness, through meditation, scriptural reflection, prayer, input etc.   Martina Lehane Sheehan is an accredited Psychotherapist, Spiritual Director, and Author. She was until 2019 Director of Retreats and Programmes in Ennismore Retreat Centre, Cork, and is regularly invited to facilitate retreats and workshops both nationally and internationally. Martina is the author of four bestselling books. Together with her husband, Patrick, she has also created two CDs, ‘Soul Space; Meditations and Lyrics for stillness’ and ‘Beyond Mindfulness: Guided Meditations and … Read More >

Retreat – Fr. Gerard McCarthy SVD

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“Put off your old self … to be made new in the attitude of your minds” (Ephesians. 4:22)   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. Read More >

Retreat – Rev. Dr. Ruth Patterson

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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 >

Retreat – Deirdre Ni Chinneide

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Turas an Chroí – Journey of the Heart In the early Christian church, the well was seen as a place of healing. Held deep within the earth, a journey to the well nurtured and refreshed the pilgrim who drank of its healing waters. Through this journey of the heart we open to the well within. The call to remember with this ancient civilization is to retrieve that which we have lost and longed for in these current times. Deirdre is renown for her work and and is gifted in providing an opportunity to creatively reflect on the personal and collective journey. … Read More >