Advent Retreat: Dec. 1st-3rd: ‘Rest Awhile’ – before the rush of Christmas

Come apart and rest awhile’  (Mark 6:31)– a time apart, a time away from the rush of life, to get the bigger picture, to be in touch with our humanity, our hungers, questions, and our deeper selves. A time of quiet, in preparation for Christmas.

December 1-3: Advent Retreat. A quiet weekend apart, as we begin our journey towards the mystery that is Christmas. Facilitator: Peter Burns C.Ss.R.  Open to all.

Times:  Arrive Friday 1st Dec.,  c. 6pm.  Retreat begins at 7pm:  Concludes after Lunch on Sunday 3rd.

For Whom?  For any one, of any age, who wishes to step aside for a time of quiet reflection, in preparation for the great feast of Christmas:  ’The Word was made flesh, and set up his tent among us. And we have seen his glory.’

Facilitator:  Peter Burns C.Ss.R. is a well-known retreat giver, in all parts of the country and overseas as well. He currently lives in Clonard Monastery, Belfast.

Contact / Enquiries:  Secretary, Esker 091 844997, or

Cost:  €155 Residential








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