October 2019

17 October 2019 – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

17 October 2019 represents an opportunity to acknowledge the efforts and struggles of people living in poverty, a chance for them to make their concerns heard and a moment to recognize that poor people are in the forefront in the fight against poverty.” United Nations, Report of the Secretary General, A/61/308, para. 58 Testimonies from brave people experiencing the violence of poverty were given at the Dublin Human Rights and Poverty Stone. The focus was on children’s’ suffering because of poverty in [...]

September 2019

The Season of Creation

The Season of Creation is our special time for the Creator and each other, when we live out our faith’s call to care for creation. From September 1 to October 4, Christians around the world celebrate the Season of Creation. Some of us pray, some of us do hands-on projects, some of us advocate.We all protect creation. It’s powerfully good work that’s urgently needed. https://www.catholicbishops.ie/2019/07/17/season-of-creation-2019/

Ashram Experience with Korko Moses, SJ

We had nine lovely days together in late June, where we meditated, reflected and lived in silence here, by day. Led by Korko Moses SJ, a Jesuit based in Kolkatta diocese in India, over 30 participants were given a taster of Ashram in the beautiful surroundings of the centre here. It was a real blessing for us all.  

Parish of the Travelling People

It was a pleasure to welcome the Parish Pastoral Council of the Parish of the Travelling People to the centre in July. We wish the parish all the very best for the year ahead as they celebrate their 40th anniversary as a faith community. www.ptrav.ie/ Parish of the Travelling People

May 2019

Planting A Garden!

Our biodiversity garden is blooming and now we are seeding new areas around it for grass and planting under the trees. This is a real labour of love by the sisters and students here with many plants grown from seeds. If you are coming along to any of our upcoming events, be sure to arrive early and visit the welcoming, inspiring space that is being created here. A joyful Spring garden reminds us to live in the present moment. [...]

April 2019

Thank You!

As part of their Gaisce placement, Aoife & Paige created a video advertising the centre. You can watch it here, please feel welcome to share it with friends & family.

March 2019

February 2019

Diverse Groups Offering a Variety of Events.

As a catholic centre committed to faith and dialogue, we are blessed to welcome diverse groups who offer a variety of events.  All these events are booked directly with the groups themselves, and we are glad to be able to host so many. For instance:  * This Saturday, the Abbey Presbyterian church has its monthly Oasis day – details here: www.facebook.com/events/2011117858983008/ * In March we welcome Kosi for Satsang, and in May we welcome back Arienne and Wali for Universal dances of peace [...]