Into the Breach | Catholic Men’s Conference

November 2, 2019 9:00 am
November 2, 2019 9:30 pm


What does it mean to be a Christian man? How does a Catholic man love? Why is fatherhood, fully understood, so crucial for every man? Into the Breach, Men’s Conference is a call for men of faith to gather and encourage one another in holiness for the good of their families, friends, and country.


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Into the Breach will feature some of Ireland’s leading role models for Catholic men.
Tony Foy: A Call to Battle: The Irish Context.
Father (TBC): What does it mean to be a Christian Man
Mike Shortt: How does a Catholic Man Love
Father (TBC): Fatherhood.

The day will include, talks, small groups, Mass, Food and Fellowship and will finish with a healing a reconciliation service.
A B&B service is available for anyone traveling who would like to stay the night before or after. To book B&B please contact (Emmaus).


About the Facilitators:
Mike Shortt
Originally from Belfast, Mike began working at An Tobar Nua, Galway in 2001 after several years in the medical manufacturing industry. With more than a decade of experience in charity work and his business expertise, Mike oversees the day to day operations of An Tobar Nua. He also directly leads the Ministries Retreat and Religious Education department which works with Secondary Schools across the country. He is an avid fan of full-contact sports and trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Kick Boxing where he also coaches. When not at An Tobar Nua, Mike can be found in the gym or pursuing his passion for kayaking with his family.

Tony Foy
Tony is married to Sheena and together they are blessed with seven children ranging in age from 9 to 21 years. He is passionate about his Catholic Faith, plays Volleyball and trains underage children in rugby. He loves reading, is particularly interested in leadership and personal formation and anything that will help us get to know Jesus better.