With love beyond telling:
Mary in the opening chapters of the Gospels of Luke and Matthew.
Séamus Enright is a Redemptorist; a preacher and community activist, with an interest in the history of religious life. He has been involved in leadership at local and provincial levels and was involved in continuing formation for many years. He has introduced Redemptorist novices and students in Ireland, the United States and the Philippines to the history of the congregation.
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The Second Half of Life: A journey from Success to Significance
It is only in the second half of life that we truly come to know who we are and thus create a life that has meaning. These days of retreat, rest, renewal will explore ways to embrace our authentic selves as God’s beloved, deepen our most valuable relationships, reclaim our untended talents and refresh our spirit for the years ahead.
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 … Read More >
Called by Jesus into the love of God
“Come and see” invites each one of us do discover Gods immense compassionate love for us. This call challenges us to let go of the many misunderstandings and misconceptions we may have of ourselves and of God. These days we will reflect and be present to Jesus invitation to us, so that we may have a freedom to let God love us
Fr. John Finn is a member of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart. He is currently based in Cork and is the Community Leader. Fr John has worked in many and varied settings … Read More >
“Rediscovering our Sisters in Faith”
Jessie’s reflections will be drawn from the many often overlooked biblical texts where women are present and active.
Dr Jessie Rogers lectures in Sacred Scripture and is Dean of Theology at St Patrick’s Pontifical University, Maynooth.
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‘A Peace the World cannot give….’ (John14;27).
A journey towards inner stillness; the gift of a calm mind and an open heart – even in adverse circumstances! (Meditation, scripture, reflective input, poetry 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 late husband, Patrick, she has also created two CDs, ‘Soul Space; Meditations and Lyrics for stillness’ and ‘Beyond Mindfulness: Guided … Read More >
Allowing ourselves to be led by the Spirit – “When the Spirit of truth comes, s/he will guide you into all the truth” (John 16:13)
Our retreat will bring together praying the Word of God (Lectio Divina), Christian meditation, the Eucharist and plenty of personal time. The biblical inspiration will all come from the Gospel of John, which has an exceptionally rich teaching on the Holy Spirit, the Advocate.
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 … Read More >
The Triduum of the Risen Christ invites us to contemplate the profound meaning of this sacred event and its transforming power in our lives.
(Leaving after breakfast on Easter Sunday.)
Fr. Joe McGee is the Provincial leader of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in Ireland. Fr Joe also worked as Provincial Leader of the Irish Province from 2011 to 2017. Fr. Joe has spent many years in retreat ministry.
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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.
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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 >