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13 APR: 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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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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11 APR: 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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22 MAR: Lenten Prayer Evening

As a way of preparing for Easter, Manresa, Jesuit Centre of Spirituality are offering short sessions of guided prayer and meditation on each Tuesday of Lent. These evenings create a ‘sacred space’ for you to open your heart to the Word of God, helping you to prepare to celebrate God’s great love for us. You can come for any one ...

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21 MAR: The Native Prayers – A Hidden Treasure

The Native Prayers – A Hidden Treasure   This series on our native prayers will be based on two books: Ár bPaidreacha Dúchais (Diarmuid Ó Laoghaire (ed.)) and Paidreacha na Gaeilge Prayers in Irish. (Donla uí Bhraonáin (ed.)). The series will comprise a bilingual account and a discussion on the types of native prayers, on the insight they provide into ...

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15 MAR: Lenten Prayer Evening

As a way of preparing for Easter, Manresa, Jesuit Centre of Spirituality are offering short sessions of guided prayer and meditation on each Tuesday of Lent. These evenings create a ‘sacred space’ for you to open your heart to the Word of God, helping you to prepare to celebrate God’s great love for us. You can come for any one ...

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14 MAR: 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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14 MAR: The Native Prayers – A Hidden Treasure

The Native Prayers – A Hidden Treasure   This series on our native prayers will be based on two books: Ár bPaidreacha Dúchais (Diarmuid Ó Laoghaire (ed.)) and Paidreacha na Gaeilge Prayers in Irish. (Donla uí Bhraonáin (ed.)). The series will comprise a bilingual account and a discussion on the types of native prayers, on the insight they provide into ...

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12 MAR: Retreat – Oasis Day

An Oasis Day presents an opportunity to take some time apart – a little time to catch up with yourself, to meet with God.  You can decide which of the elements on offer are most helpful to you, choosing from reflections, guided prayer, silence and an opportunity to meet with a spiritual director. Mass is celebrated before supper. Accommodation may be ...

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