Featured News
View our Vocations Brochure
Home / Events / Sabbatical Programme 2019

Sabbatical Programme 2019

‘Reflect, Refresh & Renew’

“I feel privileged to have been led on a pilgrimage from solitude to community …” .

“I thought that there was a good balance between personal space & group involvement”.

some experiences shared by participants at Mount St. Anne’s  Sabbatical Programme

This 4-week programme (taking place from the 24th March to 21st April 2019) will provide you with an opportunity to reflect on your life journey, to be refreshed and renewed by new experiences, and by the variety of perspectives presented throughout the programme.  The venue (Mount St. Anne’s Retreat and Conference Centre, Killenard, Portarlington, Co. Laois) provides a welcoming and beautiful environment that  helps support personal growth and spiritual renewal.

The format of the programme offers time for orientation, reflection and celebration, built around formal inputs by the Mount St. Anne’s Team and invited  contributors with planned field trips to local places of significance.

The fee for the 4-week period is €3,700 (which includes all meals, tuition and field trips).

This Programme is for those who are engaged in Christian Ministry as Faith Leaders working in a community context, or in an educational setting, or who are in transition in ministry.

How to apply

Contact: Dr. Oonagh O’Brien (CEO of Mount St. Anne’s) by email or phone, in the first instance.

Email: sabbaticals@mountstannes.com

Tel: +353 (57) 862 6153

You will then receive an Application Form & Information Pack.  This Form should be completed and returned no later than Friday, 30th November, 2018.   You can also download the  Sabbatical Brochure 2019   (See also:  Sabbatical Programme Mount St. Anne’s).

Please Note:   A second Sabbatical opportunity will be available from 20th October to 16th November 2019.  For further information:  Email:  sabbaticals@mountstannes.com

To access the full range of calendar events that are happening see Mount St. Anne’s website link:  HERE

Mount Saint Anne’s, is located in the heart of the Irish midlands. If you need to get away from the strains and stresses of everyday life, this beautiful venue offers a wonderful opportunity.  The very special surroundings and the closeness to nature help to bring about renewal. Take a walk through the trees and let your thoughts unfold into the silence.


One comment

  1. I am John CAC, a Vietnamese born Australian Redemptorist.
    I have been with our Redemptorist Mission in China for 25 years. I will take a Sabbatical time next year, and I would like to take your Sabbatical program from 24th March to 21st April 2019. Please kindly advice me how to particpate in this program.

    Kind regards,
    John Cac, CSsR

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


View our Vocations Brochure