Mount St. Anne’s Retreat and Conference Centre, Co. Laois – Autumn Courses Online

All Courses are at 19.00-21.00 (Irish Time) on ZOOM

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Title: Laudato Si’ in our Contemporary World

October 6, 13, 20, 27     (Sean McDonagh)

This course will explore Laudato Si and the Challenges of Biodiversity and Climate Change.

€100 for full course

Women in the Bible: Our Mothers in Faith

October 7, 14, 21, 28  (Rosalie Moloney)

The diverse women of the Bible offer us inspiring examples of Faith in action. This course invites us to follow in the footsteps of some of these remarkable but very human characters: from Ruth and Naomi and the mothers of Genesis to the women of Jesus’ parables and the female leaders of the early Church.  

€100 for full course

Celtic Spirituality: What is it? Has it any significance for life today? 

November 3, 10, 17, 24   (Michael Drumm)

There is a lot of talk today about Celtic Spirituality. But the question arises – what exactly is it? Does such a spirituality exist? Is it anything more than romantic nostalgia for a dead past? Who were the Celts? Can we access their spiritual insights? During this course some characteristics of Celtic life will be identified which might legitimately form the foundations for a renewed Celtic spirituality today. 

€100 for full course 

Exploring the Synodal Pathway: The Ongoing Reception of Vatican II

November 4, 11, 18, 25  (Janet Forbes and Oonagh O’ Brien)

This course will explore the upcoming Synod as the continuation of the Second Vatican Council with a particular focus on the Spirituality of Synodality; the participation of all especially young people and the need for structures and resources to support the local church.

Janet Forbes and Oonagh O’ Brien featuring Sr Nathalie Becquart and Rafael Luciani.

€100 for full course

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