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 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.

Be Still and Know - A Centering Prayer Retreat
Movie Nights by the Sea at FCJ Spirituality House

Book Club

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.

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

Maresa at Spanish Point - Eight day Ignation Retreat
stile and sky

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

Maresa at Spanish Point - Eight day Ignation Retreat

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

Sunset over Spanish POint. Blue sky with pink tinged clouds, setting sun, softly rolling sea. Fence marks edge of land with path for walking beside it
prayer space. chairs circled in foreground facing a window with some plants, candles and scarves for meditation

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 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
cliff edge

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