23 November: A series of 3 Tuesday evenings in November, starting 9th, which will be conducted by Fr. John Callanan SJ will be based on some of the basic principles for wholesome living of Fr Anthony de Mello SJ, using guided meditations and fantasy exercises. For further information on this, visit www.manresa.ie. To book a place contact Manresa: Tel – 01 8331352
27 November: CLC Advent retreat group will take place in Manresa
30 November: Advent prayer evenings in Manresa. These evenings are designed to create a ‘sacred space’ for you to open your heart to the Word of God. In particular, they can help you to prepare to celebrate Christmas. Led by Fr. Ciary Quirke, S.J. at 7.30pm to 9.00pm, on 30 November and 7, 14 & 21 December. For further information, contact Manresa: Tel – 01 8334352
3-5 December: Manresa retreat for lay people. It will be led by Fr. Brian Lennon SJ, Ms. Eileen O’Brien and Ms. Alacoque O’Reilly. For further information, call 01 8334352
4-5 December: Belvedere Christmas Fair, starting Saturday 12 noon until 8pm in the College grounds at Great Denmark St. Christmas foods, novelties and grafts, mulled wine, presents and lots more. All proceeds to College’s social integration scheme.
4 December: ‘The Nutcracker’, preformed by the Irish National Youth Ballet. O’Reilly Theatre, Belvedere College, Great Denmark St., Dublin 1. Saturday at 3pm. Tickets from www.centralticketbureau.ie
5 December: Christmas Carol Service. Belvedere College, Great Denmark St. Dublin 1 at 7pm. Tickets available at the door
6-10 December: Manresa Adult Triduum. First Triduum will begin on the evening of Monday 6 December, finishing with Mass and breakfast on the morning of Friday 10 December. The second Triduum will take place a week later: beginning on 13 December and ending on the morning of 17 December. Directing both Tridua this year will be Fr. Piaras Jackson SJ. For further information contact Manresa at 01 8334352