Gratitude

Final celebrations of end of Tertianship at the same time Celebration of 50 years priesthood of  Father Joseph Dargan sj Main Celebrant: Father John Dardis sj president of the conference of European provincials of the Society of...

Dynamic approach

A day before our short retreat we hosted Pat Coyle, the Communications Offices for the Irish province. Her dynamic approach, and the glimpse she gave us into  “into the journalist’s head” were greatly appreciated. Through numerous examples we...

Essential tools

One of the last conferences before starting the retreat was ‘in house’. Nick Austin shared with us his work on one of the essential tools of Ignatian Spirituality, the Examen of Conscience. His main concern is how to find the balance between reflection on...

Church today by Gerry

On Thursday 8th of May our guest was Gerry O’Hanlon SJ. As a systematic theologian, Gerry shared with us some of his thoughts about the Church today, in Ireland and elsewhere.  His down to earth insights helped us to broaden our perspective on the Church and its...