This event has been RE-SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY JUNE 19th 2021.
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On Saturday 19th June St. Grellan’s (Ballinasloe & District) Council of the Knights of St. Columbanus will host a retreat day in St. Cuan’s College, Castleblakney, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, H53 AN80.
Women and men of goodwill who feel the need of such a day are welcome to join the group but please note that owing to the Covid 19 Pandemic the total number of places is restricted to twenty-two. For this reason pre-booking (see below) is essential.
The retreat provider will be Fr. Columba McCann O.S.B., Glenstal Abbey, Murroe, Co. Limerick.
The proposed schedule is as follows:
Tea/Coffee, Word of Welcome & House-keeping
Fr. Columba’s first presentation
Peace and Joy, Healing and Wholeness: The Fruit of Turning the Mind towards the Love of God
Lunch (Soup & Sandwiches, tea / coffee & biscuits)
Fr. Columba’s second presentation
Spiritual Practices that Keep Our Minds and Hearts in the Light
Quiet Time incorporating opportunity for prayer before the Blessed Sacrament, a walk & the Sacrament of Penance (for those who want it)
Celebration of Eucharist
Word of Appreciation
Participants will be encouraged to hold to an atmosphere of silence for the duration of the retreat.
The recommended donation per person is €30.00, placed in a donation box on the day. Those who find this expensive are strongly encouraged to give less.
HEALTH & SAFETY
Facemasks must be worn for the duration of the retreat (save lunch-time).
Social distancing measures must also be respected, and all other requests of our Covid 19 Safety Officer.
SUPPORT ON THE DAY
Members of the CREIDEAMH Youth Team (www.creideamh.ie/awards) will be on hand to assist in any way they can.
Please contact Justin Harkin on 087 6171526 / email@example.com .
Only persons who have booked and received acknowledgement that there is a place for them will be accepted on the day of the retreat.
Number of Places Still Available
At this time (June 16th 2021) twenty places are taken and two are available.
Should demand exceed the number of places, a waiting list will apply regarding cancellations.
EIRCODE FOR THOSE UNFAMILIAR WITH ST. CUAN’S COLLEGE
Updated 16th June 2021