Upcoming Events

Our 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

Tuesday 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.

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Movie Nights by the Sea at FCJ Spirituality House

Movie Nights by the Sea

Thursday nights: Oct 20th & 27th, Nov 3rd, 17th & 23rd, and Dec 1st, 7-9pm

Join us on Thursdays for a series of movies, chosen by our host Bob Vernon. Thurs 20: Babette’s Feast, 27th  Tampopo, Nov 3: Pleasantville. Nov 17: The Silver Branch, Nov 24: The Job of Songs. Dec 1st The Letter. 

This is a free event. All welcome. 

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.

View from the window at FCJ Spirituality House
Movie Nights by the Sea at FCJ Spirituality House

Book Club

Last Tuesday of the month, 8:15 – 9:15pm

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. This is a free event, with donations for tea/coffee possible.

Finding your Way in Advent

This one-day retreat with Aileen Murphy RLR will look at how we make gentle space in our lives to notice our choices and patterns.

Join us from 10 am – 4pm, including a light lunch. Suggested Donation €30

winter candle and greenery

Painting January with Joy!

Wednesday Jan 11th, 18th & 25th 2023

A three night painting course in January for those who would enjoy painting together. Simple projects will allow us to take home our work. Using various techniques designed for success.

Suggested Donation for three nights is €25, but you can choose your donation when booking ticket.

Painting January with Joy! FCJ Spirituality House
An Ashram Experience to start the year! FCJ Spirituality House

An Ashram Experience to start the year!

Fri Jan 20th 6pm – Mon Jan 23rd 1pm 2023

An ashram retreat is an opportunity to nourish the body, calm the mind and get in touch with your true self, growing in awareness of the Divine within.

Click link for full details

Finding your Writer’s Voice

Fri Feb 12th – Sun Feb 14th 2023

This weekend workshop with Anne F O’Reilly, combines the practice of paying attention to the world with a writing practice, Sit – Walk – Write, based on the work of Natalie Goldberg. Open to beginners and experienced writers.

This weekend has residential and non-residential options

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manna

Recognizing Manna

– A Lenten Quest

Fri March 24th – Sun March 26th

This Lenten Weekend Retreat, with Carol Barry; offers an opportunity to pause and ponder how God is with us now as we wonder and wander on the Lenten Desert Journey of 2023.

This weekend retreat is available with residential and non-residential options.

Be Still and Know

– A Centering Prayer Retreat

Friday, Feb 24th – Sun Feb 26th 2023

Join us in this beautiful sea side location for a weekend of stillness and reflection with Fionnuala Quinn OP. Together, we will learn and deepen our practice of the art of Centering Prayer.

Residential and non residential options available

Be Still and Know - A Centering Prayer Retreat
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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 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

Maresa at Spanish Point - Eight day Ignation Retreat
An Ashram Experience in June 2023

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

Harvesting Gratitude

– 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.

Bread and flowers harvest
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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.

Spanish Point in November

office hours

tuesday to friday

10AM -5PM

Opening Hours

Based on courses, events and workshops. Please feel welcome to call in or to contact us in advance to check availability.

contact

address

FCJ Spirituality House | An Teach Spioradálta
Breaffy South
Spanish Point
Co. Clare
V95 E0W7

registered charity

20013745