RetreatsIreland supports the work of retreat and pastoral centres in Ireland. Those concerned with the centres in Ireland are welcome to join in a video-conference conversation each Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Centres have received email details of how to join this conversation and are welcome to ask for them by emailing info@retreatsireland.ie.

  • Tuesday 28 April 2020
    • Opening conversation
  • Tuesday 28 April 2020
    • Continuing conversation and identifying areas of concern as individuals and in relation to the centres with which we are concerned.
  • Tuesday 5 May 2020
    • Participants in the meeting will be ready to share some illustration of where they have been touched, moved or inspired. We will attend to how telling and listening to the stories of one another helps us in this time as we consider how our Centres may be of best service to people in a time of change.
  • Tuesday 12 May 2020
    • Now that the roadmap for reopening society and business has been published, what do you see of the road ahead – what do the milestones suggest to you, for your centre?
  • Tuesday 19 May 2020
    • Open Air: On the fifth anniversary of Laudato Si’, in a time when appreciation of the natural world has heightened for many, what new aspects do we notice in the call to ecological conversion?
      • Keeping in mind the importance of action, what is emerging about who we are in creation, about who we are called to be as creatures.
  • Tuesday 26 May 2020
    • Considering our conversations and reflections of the last few weeks, what can we envisage offering to others in the coming months?
    • If we were to encourage and resource centres or individuals to gather others in reengaging/reimagining, what elements might be included? What aspects of life might be evoked?