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Spirituality in Poetry and Song

These monthly workshops directed by Tom McGuinness SJ will involve prayer, silence and sharing. Participants will have opportunities to consider favourite poems and music and to reflect on them prayerfully. Guided by the insights of Ignatian spirituality in an atmosphere of attention to what inspires, these meetings will help to recognise and appreciate what inspires and invite light into life.

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Talk – Mystics – 13th – 15th Centuries

This series of talks will examine the lives and writings of some of the famous religious movements and individuals from the Dutch, Flemish and German schools of Christian mysticism. Participants will be introduced to the Beguine Movement, Hadewijch of Antwerp, Jan van Ruusbroec, Meister Eckhart, the Devotio Moderna Movement and to Thomas à Kempis’ The Imitation of Christ.

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Movies that Matter

The popular Movies that Matter series continues with a new selection of films this Spring. Each evening involves watching a film and participating in reflective discussion guided by Eileen O’Driscoll during which there will be an opportunity to reflect both personally and as a group on the issues and values illustrated. For details of the films being shown each month, ...

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Mystics of the 13th-15th centuries

This series of talks will examine the lives and writings of some of the famous religious movements and individuals from the Dutch, Flemish and German schools of Christian mysticism. Participants will be introduced to the Beguine Movement, Hadewijch of Antwerp, Jan van Ruusbroec, Meister Eckhart, the Devotio Moderna Movement and to Thomas à Kempis’ The Imitation of Christ.

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‘Luke: the Gospel of Mercy’

In proclaiming this Year of Mercy, Pope Francis said that, mercy is “the beating heart of the Gospel”. Luke portrays Jesus as an embodiment of God’s loving mercy. This 5 day preached retreat will involve two daily reflections by Michael Drennan SJ on the gospel, the remaining time being offered as quiet space for reflection and prayer. Telephone Manresa, Jesuit Centre ...

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Mystics of the 13th-15th Centuries

This series of talks will examine the lives and writings of some of the famous religious movements and individuals from the Dutch, Flemish and German schools of Christian mysticism. Participants will be introduced to the Beguine Movement, Hadewijch of Antwerp, Jan van Ruusbroec, Meister Eckhart, the Devotio Moderna Movement and to Thomas à Kempis’ The Imitation of Christ.

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Meditation Evening

Remembering Anthony de Mello SJ, this evening of meditation directed by John Callanan SJ will be based on some of de Mello’s basic principles for wholesome living, using guided meditations and fantasy exercises. The use of imagination, awareness exercises, group discussion and creative visualisation helps to awaken greater awareness of our giftedness and to open up new pathways to God.

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26 APR: Meditation Evening

Remembering Anthony de Mello SJ, this ‘Wake up to Life: de Mello Meditation Evening’ directed by John Callanan SJ will be based on some of de Mello’s basic principles for wholesome living, using guided meditations and fantasy exercises. The use of imagination, awareness exercises, group discussion and creative visualisation helps to awaken greater awareness of our giftedness and to open ...

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21 APR: Talk – Mystics – 13th – 15th Centuries

This series of talks will examine the lives and writings of some of the famous religious movements and individuals from the Dutch, Flemish and German schools of Christian mysticism. Participants will be introduced to the Beguine Movement, Hadewijch of Antwerp, Jan van Ruusbroec, Meister Eckhart, the Devotio Moderna Movement and to Thomas à Kempis’ The Imitation of Christ.

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Meditation Evening

Remembering Anthony de Mello SJ, this evening of meditation directed by John Callanan SJ will be based on some of de Mello’s basic principles for wholesome living, using guided meditations and fantasy exercises. The use of imagination, awareness exercises, group discussion and creative visualisation helps to awaken greater awareness of our giftedness and to open up new pathways to God.

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