We invite people of all faiths to “Come away and rest awhile (Mark 6:31)” in an atmosphere of silence and solitude. Retreats can be for a few days, a few weeks, or a longer sabbatical.
Friends of Carmel Zoom Meeting May 15
Our March Zoom meeting of Friends of Carmel was such a sucess that we are going to try it again on Saturday, May 15. We need to invite you to the meeting, so if you’d like to come e mail email@example.com. Here is the schedule:
This little Heaven.’ ‘There is no need to shout. However softly we speak He is near enough to hear us.’ St. Teresa of Avila
‘A day exploring the invitation to perfect contemplation.’ with Sr Patricia McGowan, Fr Matt Blake, Gillian Coxhead and Sr Ceil McGowan.
11 am: Introduction–Sr. Pat
11:10: Liturgy of the Word
11:20: Comments on the Gospel–Fr. Matt Blake OCD
12:15 ‘This Little Heaven of the Soul’–Gillian Coxhead
2:30 Sharing facilitated by Tony Delaney
2:45 Caryll Houselander, Writer, Artist, Bohemian and Mystic–Sr. Ceil McGowan
4:00 Sharing followed by summary by Sr. Pat
Free Work Retreats
We offer free work retreats to anyone who is under 30 and would like to work at Holy HIll for twenty hours a week and pray with the community. . If you are interested, e mail us at bookings @holyhill.ie.
Friends of Carmel for an Ongoing Spiritual Link
Join us at Holy Hill for occasional contemplative gatherings or check in for frequent new homiliies and food for the soul. Visit the website here: FriendsofCarmel.ie
Our suggested donations for retreats cover about two-thirds of our expenses. We want to keep our prices low so that more people can come on retreat, but if you can afford to donate something extra we would be grateful. Click on the button below to make a payment via PayPal.