WORKSHOPS & RETREATS

Below I offer a flavour of the type of work that I do but feel free to contact me to discuss what you are looking for. A programme can be developed to cater specifically to the needs of your group. Evening, full-day and weekend workshops can be arranged depending on what suits your group.

In the Parish

Development, formation and reflection for Parish Pastoral Councils

Training and reflection for:

Ministers of the Word

Ministers of the Eucharist

Baptism Preparation Teams

Children’s Liturgy Teams

Parish Finance Committees

Bereavement Support/Bethany Groups

Training of parent-leaders for parish based sacramental preparation programmes

Facilitation of sessions with parents/guardians of children preparing for sacraments

 

Growing in faith and spirituality

Family Spirituality – God among the pots and pans: exploring how our experience of family life can be an encounter with God

Praying with Scripture:

Lectio Divina

Ignatian Contemplation

Developing a discerning heart: becoming aware of the presence and action of God in our daily lives

Active discipleship – being a ministering parish

The wonderful everyday –  deepening our understanding of the sacraments of the Church through recognising the sacramental reality of our ordinary lives

The tapestry – exploring the threads that form our spirituality

Living with Grief – walking the spiral:  A workshop exploring how we integrate the experience of loss into our lives and learn to live again. (Please note this is not a counselling or therapy workshop.)

 

Schools

Exploring ethos in Catholic Schools with:

Boards of Management

teachers

school communities

Day of reflection for children in National School

preparing for Reconciliation/First Eucharist/Confirmation  

preparing to leave primary school

Days of reflection for secondary school students:

Exploring Mercy

Looking to the future

Active discipleship

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