Upcoming Programmes

19Aug

Ink on Paper: A Journal for Your Journey

Presenter Seán Collins Zenways Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher
August 19, 2017 - August 20, 201710:00 am Saturday to 4:00 pm Sunday
Residential: €180 Non-residential: €130 Type of Event: 2 day workshop
This is a weekend retreat of meditation, poetry and painting to reflect and record your life's journey.
20Aug

The Divine Beauty of Your Human Heart Silent Retreat

Presenter Fr Daniel O’Leary
August 20, 2017 - August 25, 20175:00 pm Sunday to 2:30 pm Friday
Type of Event: 5 Day Retreat
*** This workshop is booked out *** Please contact reception at +353 1 870 0050 to be added to the waiting list*** A Five day Retreat with well-known Irish priest, teacher and author Father Daniel O'Leary.
27Aug

The Divine Dance Silent Retreat

Presenter Bishop Brendan Comiskey
August 27, 2017 - September 1, 20175:30 pm Sunday to 2:30 pm Friday
Type of Event: 5 Day Retreat
*** This workshop is booked out *** Please contact reception at +353 1 870 0050 to be added to the waiting list*** The Way of Jesus: inviting or obliging?
09Sep

NEW Confidence for Interviews

Presenter Maria Lynch Executive & Confidence Coach
September 9, 201710:30 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €65 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
Are you thinking of applying to a new job and haven’t done interviews in a while? Are you back in the workplace after a long absence and wish to brush your Interview skills? If you answer yes to any of the above this course is for you.
11Sep

Introduction to Centering Prayer

Presenter Br Denis Gleeson cfc Spiritual Direction, Adult Christian Spiritual Development & Education Ethos Rev’d Robert Lawson
September 11, 2017 - September 15, 20176:00 pm Monday to 2:00 pm Friday
Residential: €400 Non-residential: €265 Type of Programme: 5 Day Retreat
“Whenever you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father is in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you.” (Mt: 6.6 NRSV)
12Sep

The Archangel Raphael

Presenter Fr Jim Cogley Priest, Wood Turner and Psychotherapist
September 12, 201710:00 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €60 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
Join inspirational speaker, psychotherapist and wood-turner, Fr Jim Cogley, on this special 1-Day Retreat.
16Sep

Confidence & Assertiveness for Adults

Presenter Maria Lynch Executive & Confidence Coach
September 16, 201710:30 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €65 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
Do you tend to avoid conflict and withdraw because you are not sure of what to do or say? Are you facing bullies in your line of work? If yes, this is the workshop for you.
17Sep

Mindful Eating

Presenter Deirdre Kavanagh Holistic Nutritionist
September 17, 201710:30 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €60 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
Our food issues and weight problems aren’t just about what we’re eating, but why we’re eating in the first place. Deirdre invites anyone who wants to learn about their personal relationship with eating and food to attend this programme.
23Sep

Trusting in God: Embracing Freedom

Presenter Br Denis Gleeson cfc Spiritual Direction, Adult Christian Spiritual Development & Education Ethos
September 23, 2017 - September 24, 20179:30 am Saturday to 2:00 pm Sunday
Non-residential: €130 Residential: €180 Type of Programme: 2 Day Retreat
“Trusting in God: Embracing Freedom” examines some of the things that hold us back from truly accepting God into our lives. It looks at the beliefs, ideas, assumptions and misconceptions that it might be helpful for us to unload. It asks how can we move towards a religion and spirituality that are inspiring and vibrant and that free us to embrace our humanity to the full. It explores why the gospel of Jesus is still very Good News for everyone today.
30Sep

Confidence & Self Esteem for WOMEN

Presenter Maria Lynch Executive & Confidence Coach
September 30, 201710:30 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €65 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
This workshop gives you a chance to start rebuilding your confidence & self-esteem in a safe environment. Learn strategies to reclaim back your power and build a robust sense of self.
01Oct

Balance Your Chakras – Enhance Your Core Values, Live Your Potential & Achieve Your Goals

Presenter Aisling Killoran & Ray Manning Therapists in Energy Psychology, Health & Wellbeing
October 1, 201710:30 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €65 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
A day filled with chakra clearing practices that helps Reduce Stress, as you uncover your core values and what’s important to you in living your life.
07Oct

Life in Transition

Presenter Hugh McDermott
October 7, 2017 - October 8, 20179:00 am Saturday to 5:00 pm Sunday
Residential: €180 Non-residential: €130 Type of Event: 2 day workshop
“Between stimulus and response there is space. In that space lie our freedom and our power to choose our response. In our response lie our growth and our happiness” Viktor Frankl
07Oct

NEW Introduction to the Enneagram- The Anatomy of Personality

Presenter Maria Lynch Executive & Confidence Coach
October 7, 201710:30 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €65 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
This course is suitable for anyone that wishes to increase their self-awareness through self-observation and self-reflection with the aim to achieve a fulfilled and happier life. No previous experience of the Enneagram is needed.
07Oct

Back in Balance – Alexander Technique

Presenter Richard Brennan
October 7, 2017 - October 8, 201710:30 am Saturday to 4:00 pm Sunday
Non-residential: €145 Residential: €195 Type of Event: 2 day workshop
Alexander Technique improve balance, posture and co-ordination, helping prevent or dramatically alleviate many of the common aches and pains that are common today.
13Oct

Depression from a Christian Perspective

Presenter Fr Jim Noonan Fodhla McGrane
October 13, 2017 - October 15, 20177:00 pm Friday to 2:30 pm Sunday
Residential: €210 Non-residential: €155 Type of Programme: Weekend Retreat
Depression is ‘the common cold’ of our psychology. The illness effects approx one in every five people. According to the Vatican, it is the biggest disease in the world. If you are a Christian suffering from depression, come and look at this subject in the warmth, peace, and security of Emmaus.
14Oct

Being an Adult in the World – Resolving Childhood Insecurities

Presenter Fr Jim Cogley Priest, Wood Turner and Psychotherapist
October 14, 201710:00 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €60 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
Ancient scripts repeat and patterns recur. How can these be broken? Understanding where we come from and the integration of our family shadow is an important key to finding identity health and wholeness.
14Oct

Creative Meditation – Reflection Through Art

Presenter Maeve Peoples Counsellor and Psychotherapist
October 14, 201710:00 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €60 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
We live in a world that is frequently busy and often, seems to run at a non-stop pace. This one-day workshop offers an introduction to meditation though art, allowing us time to reflect and be still.
21Oct

Do you believe everything you think? An Introduction to the Work of Byron Katie – Self-inquiry meditation

Presenter Nadine Ferris France Certified Facilitator of the Work of Byron Katie & Co-Founder of the Work Ireland
October 21, 201710:00 am to 5:00 pm
Non-residential: €65
A day-long workshop followed by a series of evening sessions will support participants to identify and question stressful thoughts and beliefs using the method of The Work of Byron Katie.
25Oct

Do you believe everything you think? An Introduction to the Work of Byron Katie – Self-inquiry meditation

Presenter Nadine Ferris France Certified Facilitator of the Work of Byron Katie & Co-Founder of the Work Ireland
October 25, 20177:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Non-residential: €20 Type of Event: Drop-in Evening Session
This self-inquiry meditation programme is simple, effective and extremely powerful in dealing with stress and developing a clear mind.
26Oct

5-Day Silent Vipassana and Metta Retreat From Mindfulness to Kindfulness

Presenter Marjó Oosterhoff
October 26, 2017 - October 30, 20177:30 pm Thursday to 2:30 pm Monday
Residential: €380 Non-residential: €275 Type of Event: 5 Day Retreat
The combination of mindfulness and loving kindness practice has a profound effect on our day-to-day lives, as it helps to realise a sense of calm and stability within ourselves and in our relationships with others.
28Oct

Confidence & Assertiveness for Women

Presenter Maria Lynch Executive & Confidence Coach
October 28, 201710:30 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €65 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
Learn how to make an Impact when communicating with others, how to manage conflict and how to set healthy boundaries and protect your energy during challenging situations.
01Nov

Do you believe everything you think? An Introduction to the Work of Byron Katie – Self-inquiry meditation

Presenter Nadine Ferris France Certified Facilitator of the Work of Byron Katie & Co-Founder of the Work Ireland
November 1, 20177:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Non-residential: €20
This self-inquiry meditation programme is simple, effective and extremely powerful in dealing with stress and developing a clear mind.
04Nov

Loving Kindness: Compassion and Contentment

Presenter Fidelma Farley Life and Business Coach & Mindfulness trainer
November 4, 201710:30 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €65 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
This workshop will teach the Loving Kindness meditation practice, which develops the ability to connect to your heart, by bringing a gentle, kindly awareness to your emotional responses to yourself and others.
09Nov

Christmas Crafts

November 9, 2017 - November 30, 20177:00 pm Thursday to 9:00 pm Thursday
Non-residential: €60 Type of Event: 4 week session :
Spend some creative time making a variety of Christmas crafts from cards, gift tags, a wall hanging, a Christmas card holder, and gift boxes using a variety of techniques including decoupage, stamping, embossing, silk painting and fabric applique!
11Nov

Mindfulness in the Christian Tradition: Come away to a quiet place and rest awhile. (Mark 6:31)

Presenter Marian Burke
November 11, 201710:00 am to 4:00 pm
Non-residential: €50 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
The fruits of Meditation are: Love, Joy, Peace. Patience, Kindness Goodness, Gentleness, Faithfulness, and Self-Control (Gal:5:22). During the day, we will also focus attentively, on the wisdom of our bodies and feelings in helping us to understand and accept ourselves and others.
18Nov

Confidence & Self Esteem for WOMEN

Presenter Maria Lynch Executive & Confidence Coach
November 18, 201710:30 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €65 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
This workshop gives you a chance to start rebuilding your confidence & self-esteem in a safe environment. Learn strategies to reclaim back your power and build a robust sense of self.
21Nov

Loss and Recovery

Presenter Fr Jim Cogley Priest, Wood Turner and Psychotherapist
November 21, 201710:00 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €60 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
This workshop will explore the many facets of loss as a profound invitation to find wholeness. “ When the heart weeps for what it has lost, the spirit dances for what it has”.
22Nov

Do you believe everything you think? An Introduction to the Work of Byron Katie – Self-inquiry meditation

Presenter Nadine Ferris France Certified Facilitator of the Work of Byron Katie & Co-Founder of the Work Ireland
November 22, 20177:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Non-residential: €20 Type of Event: Drop-in Evening Session
This self-inquiry meditation programme is simple, effective and extremely powerful in dealing with stress and developing a clear mind.
25Nov

Self-Care and Personal Presence

Presenter Aisling Killoran & Ray Manning Therapists in Energy Psychology, Health & Wellbeing
November 25, 201710:30 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €65 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
This is a very special personal presence day supported by Guided Exercises, Affirmations, and Meditations for Mental Clarity. Experience uplifting powerful energy techniques that will allow you to gather up any worries, stresses, pressures that are on you... Leaving you feeling lighter, brighter and prepared for 2018!
29Nov

Do you believe everything you think? An Introduction to the Work of Byron Katie – Self-inquiry meditation

Presenter Nadine Ferris France Certified Facilitator of the Work of Byron Katie & Co-Founder of the Work Ireland
November 29, 20177:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Non-residential: €20 Type of Event: Drop-in Evening Session
This self-inquiry meditation programme is simple, effective and extremely powerful in dealing with stress and developing a clear mind.
09Dec

Dance Meditation & Sacred Dance

Presenter Barbara Perry
December 9, 201710:30 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €60 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
Dances will centre around a ‘garden’ theme. Experience the joy of dancing in a circle with others and a sense of well-being and community. Clear instructions are given as each new dance is introduced. So, come on your own or with a friend and join in!
16Dec

Creative Meditation – Reflection Through Art

Presenter Maeve Peoples Counsellor and Psychotherapist
December 16, 201710:00 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €60 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
We live in a world that is frequently busy and often, seems to run at a non-stop pace. This one-day workshop offers an introduction to meditation though art, allowing us time to reflect and be still. By focusing the mind on the task of drawing and expressing creatively, we can learn how to reach a meditative state. Meditation through art is traditionally a natural and integral aspect of spiritual paths. No previous experience of meditation or art training is required and all art materials are provided.