Upcoming Programmes

21Jul

Putting on the Mind of Christ Retreat

Presenter Bishop Brendan Comiskey
July 21, 2019 - July 26, 20195:00 pm Sunday to 2:30 pm Friday
Non-residential: €330 Residential: €480 Type of Programme: 5 Day Retreat
Bishop Brendan Comiskey invites participants to attend an inspirational 5-Days Programme: "Putting on the Mind of Christ Retreat". Non-Residential: €330 Lunch Included in cost. Residential: €480 – All meals + Accommodation Included Time: 5:30 pm (Sun) / 2:30 pm (Fri)  
26Jul

Ecological Spirituality Talk with Fr. Dermot Lane

July 26, 20197:00 pm to 9:00 pm
"Today, with gratitude to God, we remember that our body contains the elements of the planet: its air is that which gives us breath, and its water revives and restores us." - Pope Francis Join Fr. Dermot Lane in this inspirational evening talk 'Ecological Spirituality'. This event offers you an opportunity to explore Pope Francis's Encyclical on the Environment 'Laudato Si'. Booking essential as places are limited. Suggested Donation: €10
28Jul

The Backpack Programme – A Summer Camp for Teens

July 28, 2019 - August 3, 20195:00 pm Sunday to 12:00 pm Saturday
Non-residential: €330 Residential: €510 Type of Event: Youth Retreat
Calling all students aged 13 – 18 to embark on a fun filled journey of human and spiritual development. What is the Backpack programme about? The Backpack Programme is a is a human and spiritual development programme for young adults aged 13 – 18 which teaches in a fun and relaxed way how to react to challenges we have no control over. The main aim of the programme is to equip students with essential tools for life, promoting resilience and help-seeking behaviour. The Backpack’s lessons build on each other to draw young people toward a habit of positive and accurate self-contemplation. During the programme, participants will explore tools on how to better be able to think critically about themselves and their relationships, such as: - Calming the body in times of stress and anxiety - How to set reasonable goals in life and work effectively to achieve them - Acknowledge the 4 personal boundaries and how to respond when they are crossed - Learn more about their own personality and spirituality. The spirituality of the Backpack is delivered in a gentle way with a focus on personal relationship with God through Contemplative prayer. Which activities are included? - Interactive and Dynamic Lessons - Afternoons of Outdoor Games and Activities - Chill evenings indoors with games, food and movies - Midweek Adventure Outing – Last year we did Ziplining! - Contemplative Prayer / Meditation   Non-residential participants retreat time: from 9 am - 9 pm (kids can be collected earlier)
02Aug

Burning Hearts “Devotion to the Sacred Heart” (Free Event)

August 2, 20197:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Type of Programme: Evening Event
The Emmaus Centre invites you to join us on the First Friday of Every Month for Mass and Adoration followed by a talk and a cup of tea! On the First Friday of August we will delve into the long-standing devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
04Aug

The Aquinas Institute of Ireland (Theological and Philosophical Summer School)

August 4, 2019 - August 10, 20194:00 pm Sunday to 12:00 pm Saturday
Non-residential: €170 Residential: €295
Important Note*** Please complete the registration process with The Aquinas Institute of Ireland at [email protected] before booking to attend this course. Welcome to The Aquinas Institute of Ireland annual Summer school! If you have any questions about the programme, please email The Aquinas Institute of Ireland at [email protected] Early Bird Prior to April 1st: Residential: €275 (Accommodation + All Meals included)* Non-Res: €150 (Includes Lunch) After April 1st Residential: €295 (Accommodation + All Meals included)* Non-Res: €170 (Includes Lunch)
24Aug

St. Joseph’s Men’s Day | Hike

August 24, 201910:00 am to 4:00 pm
Type of Event: 1 Day
On August 24th we will withdraw to the beautiful hills and mountains of Glendalough to encounter Christ in creation, in each other and in the Eucharist. (Free Event) For more information, please contact Gerard Hanley at [email protected]
07Sep

Heal Your Life – Vision Board Workshop

Presenter Gráinne Stone Counsellor & Psychotherapist
September 7, 201910:30 am to 4:00 pm
"Every thought we think is creating our future.” - Louise Hay Join Heal Your Life Teacher Grainne Stone for a day of powerful exercises in this transformational workshop designed by Louise L. Hay. Louise L. Hay strongly encouraged creating a personal vision board to increase the vibration of positive affirmations and the law of attraction. A vision board is a wonderful, creative way to manifest the things you want in your life. Grainne will help you explore Louise's work, and the results will be to empower different aspects of your life, such as; love, relationships, career, financial abundance, and health. In this programme, participants will look at each part of their lives and will fill a blank sheet with pictures, photos and positive affirmations. (Art material included, however, if there are particular photos/pictures that you want to use please bring them). Although this course is based on the ideas of Louise Hay, no experience is necessary.
07Sep

Confidence & Self Esteem for Adults

Presenter Maria Lynch Executive & Confidence Coach
September 7, 201910:30 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.
14Sep

The Archangel Raphael & Healing

Presenter Fr Jim Cogley Priest, Wood Turner and Psychotherapist
September 14, 201910:00 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €65 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
Join inspirational speaker, psychotherapist and wood-turner, Fr Jim Cogley, on this special 1-Day Retreat, where he will explore the angelical healing power of Archangel Raphael.
15Sep

Mindful Eating

Presenter Deirdre Kavanagh Holistic Nutritionist
September 15, 201910:30 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €60 Type of Event: 1 Day Workshop
Did you know that the practice of mindful eating prevents overeating which can help you manage weight? In this interactive workshop, Holistic Nutritionist Deirdre Kavanagh will explore how to put simple mindful eating techniques into practice for a happy & healthy lifestyle. Lunch included in cost.
19Sep

Alpha Series – Begin the Greatest Adventure

September 19, 20197:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Type of Event: Evening Session
Everyone has questions. We believe that everyone should have the chance to ask questions and share their point of view. Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith. No pressure. No follow up. No charge. Starting on September 19th | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm (Continuing Thursdays until 14th November) ****If you miss the first session, that's no problem, join us at 6:30 pm on 26th September instead.
20Sep

Intimacy, Boundaries, and Healthy Relationships

Presenter Fr Kevin O’Rourke S.J.
September 20, 2019 - September 22, 20197:30 pm Friday to 2:00 pm Sunday
Residential: €130 Non-residential: €90 Type of Event: Weekend Programme
This programme has been cancelled. People are sometimes surprised to hear that there are eight kinds of intimacy and many more kinds of boundaries. Both are needed for healthy relationships. This workshop will introduce key elements of healthy relationships, whether for single or married people, lay or religious. What do we mean by affective maturity and psychosexual development? What knowledge, values and skills do we need for healthy relationships? What is the relationship between prayer, spirituality and sexuality? What is healthy chastity, which is for all Christians, and how can we enrich it? And other questions. Non-Residential: €90 Lunch Included in cost. Residential: €130 - All meals + Accommodation Included
21Sep

Healing and Spirituality (The Twelve Steps)

Presenter Br Denis Gleeson cfc Spiritual Direction, Adult Christian Spiritual Development & Education Ethos
September 21, 2019 - September 22, 20199:30 am Saturday to 2:00 pm Sunday
Residential: €130 Non-residential: €90 Type of Programme: 2 Day Retreat
This workshop/retreat draws upon the proven twelve step spirituality of Alcoholics Anonymous. It is suitable for anyone interested in the twelve steps and who wishes to continue, or to embark upon, a twelve step spiritual journey. The workshop is not meant as a first introduction to the twelve steps for someone struggling with addiction but it is suitable for someone who simply wants to explore a tried and tested spirituality and to establish spiritual practices that support healing, recovery and change. It is also a helpful workshop for those who live with family members who struggle with addiction. Br Denis Gleeson invites participants to join him on this unique 2-Days Retreat at the Emmaus Centre. Non-Residential: €90 Lunch Included in cost. Residential: €130 – All meals + Accommodation Included Time: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm (Sat) / 9:30 am - 2:00 pm (Sun)  
21Sep

Understanding Personality Types

Presenter Maria Lynch Executive & Confidence Coach
September 21, 201910:30 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €65 Type of Programme: 1 Day Workshop
Do you want to understand yourself better and improve your relationships? Do you want to know more about personality types? How to read people? What triggers your behaviour and attitudes? How to let go of old habitual patterns that no longer serve you ? What triggers your stress responses? How not to take things too personally and be open to understand different points of view?
26Sep

Kickstart Event for Parish Transformation | Leadership Day

September 26, 20199:00 am to 4:30 pm
Type of Programme: 1 Day Event
Moving from Maintenance to Mission (Module 2) A hands-on practical training day on how to move your parish from maintenance to mission. For priests, pastoral councils and key parish volunteers. The day will focus on the Transformed Parish initiative using Fr. James Mallon’s Divine Renovation book on how to actually get started as a group. We encourage parishes to send a group lead by at least one priest. Day Rate: €50pp Includes lunch and all breaks
28Sep

Living the Little Way: Reflections on the Spirituality of St. Therese of Lisieux

September 28, 201910:00 am to 4:00 pm
Non-residential: €35 Type of Event: 1 Day Event
Lunch included. The Emmaus Centre director, Julie Cosden invites you to attend a day of reflection upon the Spirituality of St. Therese of Lisieux's writings. “Then, overcome by joy, I cried, 'At last I have found my vocation. My vocation is love. In the heart of the Church, I will be love, and then I will be all things.” - St. Therese
28Sep

HeartMath: Transforming Stress into Resilience

Presenter Aisling Killoran & Ray Manning Therapists in Energy Psychology, Health & Wellbeing
September 28, 201910:30 am to 4:30 pm
Non-residential: €65 Type of Event: 1 Day Event
Join us for an inspiring, empowering and interactive workshop. HeartMath is a scientifically validated system of techniques and technologies. It is easy to learn, simple, but powerful and can be used “in the moment”. Lunch included in cost.
05Oct

Do You Believe Everything You Think?

Presenter Nadine Ferris France Certified Facilitator of the Work of Byron Katie & Co-Founder of the Work Ireland
October 5, 2019 - October 6, 201910:00 am Saturday to 5:00 pm Sunday
Non-residential: €150 Residential: €180
Experience the hugely powerful ‘Work of Byron Katie’ This workshop will support you to identify and question stressful thoughts and beliefs using The Work of Byron Katie – a method of self-inquiry. Self-inquiry is simple, effective and extremely powerful in dealing with stress and whatever life throws at us. The result – peace, clarity and a kinder, clearer mind. The workshop will help you become aware of the effect your thinking has on your life. We will question beliefs in many aspects of our lives including relationships (also the one with ourselves), work, money and more. Suitable for both beginners and those more experienced in The Work, you will take home the knowledge you need to support yourself on an ongoing basis.
05Oct

Confidence & Assertiveness for WOMEN

Presenter Maria Lynch Executive & Confidence Coach
October 5, 201910:30 am to 4:30 pm
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.
12Oct

Healing the Family Tree

Presenter Fr Jim Cogley Priest, Wood Turner and Psychotherapist
October 12, 201910:00 am to 4:00 pm
Non-residential: €65 Type of Programme: 1 Day Workshop
In this 1-Day workshop, Fr Jim Cogley will explore where we come from and the integration of our family shadow is an important key to finding identity health and wholeness.