Lismullin Formation Weekend | Sept 2023



Weekend Seminar for Men | Friday - Sunday, 29 Sep - 1 Oct

This residential seminar for men is time set aside for widening horizons and deepening one’s Christian understanding and commitment to the values of marriage, family life, friendships and relationships. Whether you are contemplating marriage or well into it, through its talks and opportunities for engaging with others, the seminar should be stimulating, informative and practical, all in a friendly and informal atmosphere. This will be supplemented with two sessions on how to present the values of the Christian faith in today’s world.

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The seminar starts with a buffet dinner at 18:15 on Friday and ends at 17:00 on Sunday.

Seminar Themes

Marriage Perspectives

Ciro Candia (founder of ProParent) will give four talks on family, for those who are thinking of marriage, recently married or married for some time.

  • Building strong family relationships: small steps, big rewards
  • Raising children with character
  • Religious upbringing in the modern world
  • Fatherhood - why dads matter

Have your say

Jack Valero (Co-founder of Catholic Voices) will lead two sessions on:

  • How to present the Christian faith in today’s world
  • How to have your say without raising your voice when discussing contentious issues.


  • You will have your own room with en-suite bathroom. Sheets and towels provided
  • All meals are provided, and you can make a cup of tea/coffee any time you wish
  • A full library of spiritual books available to you while you are doing the seminar
  • You can go for walks in the beautiful grounds


The price of the seminar is €200 which includes meals and accommodation. As part of EU bank security, you will be asked for verification when making any payment online. For this you will need your mobile phone to verify payment when you have inputted your credit card details.

To book please contact the Lismullin Office (Tel. 01 6760731) or Chris 087 9459225.

If you are having trouble booking online, you are welcome to:

a) Email us directly with your request for booking. E: or call Anne at 087 2502227. You can then pay on your arrival to Lismullin.‍

b) Alternatively, you can make a bank transfer to -

Account Name: Fiuntas Centres CLG / Lismullin Conference Centre
Address: Lismullin, Navan, Co Meath. C15 XW40
IBAN: IE06 AIBK 9321 8334 3401 69

‍However, our policy is that no one should be discouraged from attending because of difficulty in paying. If you are unable to pay the full cost, it is sufficient to pay whatever you are able. We are very grateful to those who contribute over and above the cost of the retreat so as to help us continue this policy. You can donate here.‍

September 29, 2023
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