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Tercentenary Year of the Birth of Nano Nagle

Resources for Celebrating the Tercentenary Year of the Birth of Nano Nagle

Nano Nagle Birthplace – Ballygriffin, Mallow, Co. Cork

Nano Nagle Birthplace is now a living heritage centre located amongst the breath-taking scenery of the Blackwater Valley.

As the birthplace of the foundress of the Presentation Congregation,  the centre provides tranquillity and spirituality and is the perfect location for those looking for some time out in a natural peaceful setting.

The centre’s mission is to promote a vision of eco spirituality – the natural interconnectedness of everything, which leads to personal transformation and a sense of responsibility to our earth and to all living beings.  There are retreats, courses, school programmes, day away programmes and host conferences & events on offer. Visitors can come and do a heritage and an organic farm tour, cosmic walk or work on an allotment and simply enjoy the natural beauty of the place.  (see link to pdf.doc brochure for 2018 below).  Ballygriffin is based in a 32 acre certified organic farm with dining facilities and holiday home accommodation that operates to the highest environmental standards. (See Nano Nagle Birthplace website link).

NanoNagle Birthplace 2018 Brochure 

Music & Drama Script

Mr Tom Conroy has put the poems of Australian Presentation Sister Raphael Consedine to music and has worked with script writer Danny Hyland (in collaboration with Sr Sister Roisin Gannon) to create an interesting and creative resource. Contact: info@pianomantom.com

Pilgrimage: “Tóchar Nano”

Local experienced walkers in Ballygriffin will design a family-friendly walk, with opening/closing ritual. It will take place 19th Mary 2018. Contact Sr Mary Hoare: maryhoare8@gmail.com

Twilight Walk, Cork City

On 25 April 2018 a Core group international Presentation Sister delegate from around the world will walk in a procession, starting from North Cathedral and stopping at sites associated with Nano Nagle along route to South Parish Church. The indoor church venues will have rituals for a wider group of participants. Contact Sr Julie Watson: juliewatson@pbvm.org

World Meeting of Families

The Postulator for the cause of Nao Nagle, Sr Mary Grennan, along with other Postulators and Promoters of the Causes for Canonisation of the Founders of various Religious Movements in Ireland hope to creatively present the stories of these valiant Irish people at the World Meeting of Families, 20-26 Aug.

** Should anyone wish to have access to the official banner, it may be obtained by contacting the following company who designed it; 3 Rock Eco, 7–8 Crag Avenue, Clondalkin Industrial Estate, Clondalkin, Dublin 22. Tel: +353 1 4570188.   Email: info@3rockeco.ie


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