Conversations in Ennismore, Cork, is a weekly forum hosted in the Dominican Retreat House, each Monday from 7.30pm – 9.15pm. The Conversations host a series of Conversations in theology, spirituality, psychology, current issues, minority voices, scripture. Here you will see our Conversations for 2019-2020.
All are welcome. Donation of €10.00 per Conversation.
Mondays 7.30pm – 9.15pm Donation: €10.00 info: 021.4502520 [email protected]
Oct 7th – Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction John Cummins, Psychotherapist
Oct 14th – Stress: friend or foe? Patrick Sheehan, Psychotherapist
Oct 21st – What René Girard would say to Mr Trump! Michael Kirwin, SJ, TCD
Nov 4th – Ethical Formation: being formed for the Good Life. Archie Byrne, OP Ennismore
Nov 11th – Is Democracy under threat? Ian Hughes, Environmental Research Institute, UCC
Nov 18th – Immigrants: Gift or threat? Piaras MacEinri, Dept. of Geography UCC
Nov 25th – Invasion by democratic untruth: the fallacy of universalism Arpad Szakolczai, Dept. of Sociology UCC
Dec 2nd – Does God Feel? Wilfrid Harrington, OP, Priory Institute
Dec 9th – Salvation through Christ alone? Conor McDonough, OP, St. Saviour’s, Dublin
Dec 16th – JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings: a Christian epic? Philip Cremin, Dept. of Humanities WIT
(We will resume our Monday night’s Conversations in Ennismore on January 6th 2020)
Our third annual climate change symposium will explore the key issues for Ireland, nationally and locally. With presentations from Hildegarde Naughton, TD, Michael Ewing, The Environmental Pillar; Ben Malone, Biodiversity Data Centre Ireland and Damian Jackson, Irish Council of Churches. There will be opportunities to discuss with others and to get involved with local climate action groups. Vegetarian lunch provided. All welcome.
A Special Event:
Praying for Our Families with a Family of Saints.
During the Extraordinary Month of Mission called by Pope Francis, a Special 9 Day Novena will take place in the Church of the Holy Family, Rathcoole, from 15th to 23rd October.
From 7 to 8pm each evening we will gather to hear reflections on different aspects of family life and faith from invited speakers, to include:
12 lay people (5 married couples, a lay Evangelist and a lay woman)
An international theologian Fr. Thomas J. Norris and
Fr. Michael McGoldrick O.C.D, Provincial of the Discalced Carmelites in Ireland.
Intercessions, Reconciliation Service, and
Novena prayers to St. Therese of Lisieux, and her parents Saints Louis and Zelie Martin.
On the final 2 days of the Novena, the relics of the 3 saints (above)will be present in the church during adoration and
a final mass on the 9th day will be offered for the intentions of all who participated. All welcome!
For more information call Fr. Colin Rothery at 01 4011753.