Like to join a book club that meets to chat about Christian Classics?

Our next meeting will take place on Sunday 16th October at 8 pm in The Clonfert Family Centre, Brackernagh, Ballinasloe, H53 NX59. 
We are continuing our reflection the lives of leading saints. At our next meeting we will be discussing the life and spirituality of St. Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa). Again, we have not picked a particular book but have left it to members to make their own selection from the many books available about Mother Teresa. Others may wish to make use of information on the Internet.
Looking forward to seeing existing and hopefully new members on 16th October.
Note: Our meeting time for this month is 8 pm.

Newcomers always welcome.


Opening Prayer
Brief introduction to book and its author
Facilitated chat over tea / coffee on book of the month
Selection of next book
Closing Prayer. 


The  next book club  meeting will be on Sunday Sept 11th at 7pm in the Family Centre. We will discuss the life and spirituality of St Ignatius of Loyola. For this meeting we have not chosen a specific book on St Ignatius but have left it to members to make their own choice, from the many books available on St Ignatius. Other may wish to use resources on the internet to read about St Ignatius. All are welcome to join our conversation about this great saint on Sept 11th.

October 2022 Meeting: Sunday 16th October, 8 – 8.45 pm

Our Welcoming Committee!

Front row, left to right: Patricia, Monaghan, Josephine Mulryan, Phil Lally and Mary Murray. Back row: Paul Casserly, Michéal Cregg, John Coughlan, Michael Colohan, Sean Kelly and Martin Healy.

Text Reminder / More Info.

For more info. / to be added to a WhatsApp Group that offers reminders of meetings etc. please contact John Coughlan @ 086 8600987 / .

Books Read and Discussed

The Long Loneliness   by Dorothy Day

Frank Duff: A Life by Finola Kennedy

The Day is now far spent:  by Cardinal Robert Sarah

St John Bosco by F. A. Forbes

Orthodoxy   by G. K. Chesterton

He Leadeth Me by Fr Walter Ciszek S.J. (Highly rated by Book Club)

The Benedict Option by Rod Dreher

Padre Pio: Stories and Memories of My Mentor and Friend Fr. Gabriele Amorth

The Life of St. Philip Neri Apostle of Rome by Anne Hope

All Welcome

Page updated: 29th September 2022.