Upcoming EventsOur events are listed below and available for booking through the link to Eventbrite given. Please feel welcome to call or email any questions. We offer some events free of charge, and for others suggest donations.
Come Rest Awhile in March
Wednesday evenings from 7-8pm.
Guided prayer and meditation by the Sea.
“The quieter you become, the more you can hear.” ― Ram Dass
All welcome. No charge, No reservation, No experience needed.
Last Thursday of the month, 7-8pm
A spiritual book club is an opportunity to read fiction that reflects on spirituality, faith, hope and love; together. Its a gentle gathering, not an academic setting or analysis. All welcome.
Thurs March 30th 8:15pm As it is in Heaven, Niall Williams.
This is a free event, with donations for tea/coffee possible.
Songs by the Sea
Second Thurs monthly, 7-9pm.
Come and share some songs and stories together once a month. Noirin and Anne will host a relaxed, inclusive and welcoming circle, as we gather again on sunny evenings.
This is a free event. There is a donation box available for small donations towards tea/coffee/costs. All welcome.
Criocha Callan Cluster & FCJ Spirituality House, Teach Spioradálta present
Conversations about Faith
Thurs of Lent, from Feb 23rd, 7pm
Nóirin Lynch, Bob Vernon, and Joe Hayes will lead gentle conversations about faith – who is God, how and why do we use different names for God, where can we find God in life, scripture and one another.
No experience or expertise needed. All welcome. This is a free event, with donations for tea/coffee possible.
Movie Nights for Lent
Wednesday evenings from 8pm.
Exploring with the heart of a child: A community evening, no charge, all welcome
Mar 1st David Copperfield Mar 8th Brave Mar 15th Lion Mar 22nd The Tree of Life Mar 28th: Blue Remembered Hills
Manresa @ Spanish Point 2023
– Four day Ignatian Retreat
Fri, 31st March – Tue, 4th April 2023
The Manresa Retreat Team will lead this 4 day directed retreat in Spanish Point, starting on Friday at 6pm and finishing on Tuesday with lunch.
Click the link to the Manresa website for more details
Manresa @ Spanish Point 2023
– Eight day Ignatian Retreat
Fri, 19th May – Sun, 28th May 2023
The Manresa Retreat Team will lead this 8 day silent retreat in Spanish Point, from Friday at 6pm to Sunday at 2pm.
Click the link for more details
Hearts Wide Open – Finding Resurrection Hope
Fri April 21st – Sun 23rd 2023
On this weekend Jessie Rogers will help us to reflect on our understanding, and experience, of resurrection hope. Have we encountered the hope which gives us courage to live and to love without looking away or closing in on ourselves? Could we live from that place of joy in this Easter season?
This weekend has residential and non-residential options
Lectio Divina Retreat with Seamus O Connell
Fri eve June 9th – Sun lunch June 11th 2023
A gentle weekend of reflection with Sacred Scripture, led by Fr Seamus O’Connell, Maynooth.
Everyone is welcome and no experience necessary. Click the link for more details.
An Ashram Experience in June
Thurs eve June 22nd – Sun lunchtime June 25th 2023
This weekend, with Jane Mellett and Saule Cameron; introduces spiritual practices from the Yogic path, a combination of gentle Hatha Yoga and various types of meditation and reflection, under guidance.
Everyone is welcome and no experience necessary. Click the link for more details
– Living Resourced.
Fri, 22nd Sept – Sun, 24th Sept 2023
In light of the great Judeo – Christian tradition and symbols of Harvest/Thanksgiving; Carol Barry creates a graced space during these days to glean the kernels of truth and wisdom hidden in the mystery of our own daily life.
This weekend has residential and non-residential options.
Poets as Mystics
Fri, 13th – Sun, 15th October 2023
This weekend, Anne F O’Reilly will explore the writings of poets who offer different approaches to the mystic vision, taking inspiration from Rainer Maria Rilke, Mary Oliver, Leonard Cohen and Marie Howe. No previous experience of poetry or mysticism is required, but will be most welcome.
This weekend retreat is available with residential and non-residential options.
Manresea @ Spanish Point in November
Sun, 12th – Thurs, 16th November 2023
The Manresa Retreat Team will lead this 4 day directed retreat in Spanish Point, starting on Sunday evening at 6pm, and finishing on Thursday with lunch at 1pm.
Click the link for more details.
tuesday to friday
Based on courses, events and workshops. Please feel welcome to call in or to contact us in advance to check availability.
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