“How do we ‘carry Nano’s Lantern’ … and ‘hear the cry of the Earth and those kept poor’ ”? Today, more than ever before, we need people like Nano Nagle*. We need people of courage who are prepared, if necessary, to ‘spend themselves’ for love of the poor and of the planet. This is what it means to carry ‘Nano’s ...Read More »..
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As the National Ploughing Championships begin in Ballintrane, Fenagh, Co. Carlow in these days we are reminded of the vitality of our daily relationship with nature and of the inter-relatedness of all life; whether ‘walking lightly on the Earth’ or working in and for this ‘Our Common Home’. Through this experience we have the opportunity to ‘keep pace’ with the ...Read More »..
A breathing space in your ongoing Faith Journey The Sabbatical experience … from the people giving us the marvellous sharing of their knowledge and experience, to the comfort, meals and ambiance of the place itself, should be experienced by anyone wishing to take time out from a busy schedule to reflect and ponder, and to find peace in the atmosphere ...Read More »..
Justice for All: People and Planet ‘Love one another & spend yourselves for the poor’. The provincial Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) Commission will hold a Day for Justice on November 24th, 2018 at Mount St Anne’s, Retreat and Conference Centre, Killenard, Portarlington, Co. Laois, exploring the theme: ‘Justice For All: People and Planet’. The keynote speaker is ...Read More »..
‘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 ...Read More »..
‘Know where you come from, to know who you are’. The first time I saw the exhibition in the ‘Heart Aflame’ Visitor Centre this was the phrase that remained with me long afterwards as the ‘Heart Aflame’ Story is the story of the Presentation Congregation. The exhibition material that is available treasures the memory, tradition and contribution of all of those ...Read More »..
Please Note: Unfortunately, Mount St. Anne’s have had to cancel this event due to insufficient numbers. Apologies for any disappointment this may cause. A Day of Reflection in Memory of Thomas Merton. Date: Saturday, 12th May 2018 – 9.30 am to 4.15 pm Venue: Mount St. Anne’s Retreat & Conference Centre, Killinard, Portarlington, (Co. Laois) This event facilitated by Dr. ...Read More »..
Wisdom and Wonder: A Day of Reflection in Memory of Thomas MertonDate: Saturday 12th May, 2018 | 9.30am – 4.15pmVenue: Mount St. Anne’s Retreat & Conference Centre, Co. Laois. This event facilitated by Dr. Melanie-Préjean Sullivan is in collaboration with the Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology, Cambridge, UK. The year 2018 marks two significant anniversaries associated with Thomas Merton (Fr. ...Read More »..
‘Be Still And know That I Am God’ ~ Psalm 46:10 ‘Contemplative prayer is the world in which God can do anything. It is to be open to the infinite and hence to infinite possibilities. Our private, self-made worlds come to an end; a new world appears within and around us; and the impossible becomes an everyday experience’. (‘Open ...Read More »..
Upcoming events hosted at Mount St Anne's over the coming weeks.Read More »..