Midweek Retreat for Grandmothers

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Retreat for Grandmothers | Tuesday-Thursday, October 18-20

Take time out to look at your life with God and to see how, with God’s help, you can continue to have a positive influence on this rapidly changing world now that you are older and/or a grandparent.

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Pope Francis says: "Older people rich in wisdom and humour do so much good for the young! Our consistency can open up a beautiful path of life for younger people ..." Take time out to be with God and see your life from this perspective.  Reflect on how you can have deeper and richer relationships and can be a light to help others discover the true meaning of life.

Retreat Outline

The retreat starts on Tuesday at 3pm with coffee on arrival and finishes on Thursday at 3pm.

Each day there will be Mass, sessions of guided prayer called meditations given by the priest and talks by lay people. You will also have the opportunity for Eucharistic adoration and to go to confession and avail of spiritual direction. You can choose to attend all or only some of the activities on offer.

The atmosphere of personal prayer and recollection in the retreat helps you to get to know God better, to grasp the meaning and purpose of your life and respond with more enthusiasm to life's challenges.

The retreat will include the following

  • Ample time for personal prayer, reflection, confession and spiritual direction
  • Centrality of the Eucharist
  • Mass, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction
  • Insightful talks on aspects of the Catholic faith


Facilities

  • You can choose to attend as many or as few of the activities on offer as you like
  • 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 retreat
  • You can go for walks in the beautiful grounds

Payment

The price of the retreat is €185 and 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 pay, please click on the “Book Now” button below.

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

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

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

Fiuntas Centres CLG

IBAN: IE25 AIBK 9310 1225 1121 05‍

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.

October 18, 2022
3:00 pm
Standard
$20
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Student
$35
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OAP
$45
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