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Conversations in Ennismore @ Ennismore Retreat Centre
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm – Dec 16 @ 9:15 pm

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)

Seeking the Face of God – Tuesday evenings- Tintagh, Co. Roscommon @ Galilee Spirituality Centre
Nov 5 @ 7:30 pm – Nov 26 @ 9:00 pm

Four very special Tuesday evenings
to explore how we can discover

God in personal faith, 


creation and


Nov 5th:   Bishop Kevin Doran:      The God of My Life Nov 5th
Nov 12th: Rev Molly DeatherageGod of the Word 
Nov 19th:  Sr Patricia Lynott:           The God of all the Earth 
Nov 26th  Dr Justin Harkin:             The God of Us 

We begin at 7.30pm, closing with tea at 9.00. All welcome!

Winter in the Quiet Garden @ Galilee Spirituality Centre
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Seasons of the heart: exploring winter in our lives.

With the Galilee Spirituality Centre team.

Closing with a hot drink at 4.00pm. Wrap up!

Advent Retreat: The Wonder of Creation, The Miracle of Life – Sr Nellie McLaughlin @ Galilee Spirituality Centre
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Advent Retreat:

The Wonder of Creation, The Miracle of Life

with  Sr Nellie McLaughlin

An invitation to walk with God in self-discovery within the mystery of the unfolding universe. Drawing on the wisdom of the earth, scripture, mystics and poets we will make a journey of exploration in the light of both privilege and responsibility in our common home.

Sr Nellie McLaughlin, BA, M. Div. is a native of Inishowen, Donegal and a member of the Sisters of Mercy. Her background is in education and she works in the areas of Creation Spirituality, Cosmology, Ecology and Sustainable Living. She is founding member and director of Green Sod Land Trust , Ireland (2007), author of ‘Out of Wonder, the evolving Story of the Universe (Veritas 2004) and Life’s Delicate Balance(Veritas 2015) – a response to Pope Francis’ “Laudato Si.'”

All welcome

12nd International Youth Conference-Clane, Co Kildare-27-30/Dec @ Clongowes Wood College
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm – Dec 29 @ 4:00 pm



Draw near to God anD He will draw near to you


Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo (Apostolic Nuncio)

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan (Bishop of Waterford&Lismore)

Bishop Stephen Chpirappanth (Bishop of ther Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, Europe

Plus  other priests and Laypeople

All Young people welcome(+16) to this 4 day event