Day retreats normally start at 10.00 am and end at 4.00 pm. Please bring a packed meal. Tea & coffee are provided. Suggested Offering: €20

Saturday October 28 – “Born to Fly”

From the caterpillar to the butterfly: During this day of reflection and connection we will explore some of the great work of spiritual transformation in the context of our own troubled and turbulent times. (Margaret Silf) Advanced booking is essential, lunch provided. Cost €40.

Friday November 3 – St Elizabeth of the Trinity

A Day Retreat (10 am to 4 pm) on this newest of Carmelite saints, with her strong message of the Indwelling of the Trinity  (Sr Elizabeth Fitzpatrick OSF)

November 25: St John of the Cross

St John of the Cross used a rich array of symbols in his writings as he explored our relationship with God.  We will examine his use of symbolism as a way of helping us towards friendship with God.       (Jim Noonan OCD)

December 2: Emmanuel

“Out of sight, out of mind?”   This Advent retreat will explore God’s tender invitation to us, and our response.  It will examine how we can ‘put on the mind of Christ’ so as to be ready to celebrate a past event as a present source of life.      (Tony Parsons OCD)

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