Programmes

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Training

An eight week course in Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction begins in the Diocesan Pastoral Centre on Wednesday 2 March from 7:00p.m. to 9:15p.m.  Course Fee: €270.  To enrol or for further information, please contact Helen on 087 4129385 or by email tohelen@mindbodyenergymatters.ie

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Further Safetalk Opportunities

There will further SAFETALK Training opportunities in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre on Tuesday 15 March and Wednesday 13 April from 9:30a.m. to 1:00p.m.  on both days. SAFETALK is a half day training programme that prepares participants to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. These specific skills are called suicide...

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Pioneer Lenten Challenge 2016

   Pioneer Lenten Challenge = Many people abstain from alcohol and take the Short-Term Pledge for the duration of Lent.  Make your Lenten pledge by visiting www.pioneerassociation.ie and joining online, by contacting your local Pioneer centre representative, or contacting Raymond O’Connor on (01) 874 9464.  Take this opportunity to help someone you know/love with an alcohol or...

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Turning Our Hearts to the Lord – Lenten Scripture Reflection Group

  Turning Our Hearts to the Lord – Lenten Scripture Reflection Group begins on Thursday evening at 7:30p.m. in the Diocesan Pastoral Centre in Cavan and then continues every Wednesday evening during Lent for about 45 minutes.  Each evening, there will be prayer, a reading of the Sunday Gospel and a commentary on it, reflecting on its connection with life today and praying...

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SAFETALK TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

SAFETALK TRAINING – Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre – Wednesday 10 February 2016 from 9:30a.m. to 1:00p.m. SAFETALK is a half day training programme that prepares participants to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. These specific skills are called suicide alertness and are taught with the expectation that...

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ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) – A limited number of places are available for this training course which is aimed at professionals and individuals who are working in an area where they are likely to come into contact with someone who is at risk of suicide.  This free two-day course will take place in...

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SERIES OF TALKS ON THE FOUR GOSPELS – FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JESUS

Fr. Maurice Hogan SSC, former Professor of Scripture at Maynooth and current Director of World Missions Ireland, has recently published a book entitled “The Four Gospels – Following in the Footsteps of Jesus”. Fr. Hogan, a Columban priest, has kindly agreed to give a series of talks on the four gospels on Tuesday 13, Tuesday 20,...

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Alpha Ireland Information Sessions

Alpha Ireland is going on tour this September! We have teamed up with Michael Harvey in our Creating a Culture of Invitation Tour We will be looking at how to redirect the culture of your church outwards and get over barriers that hold so many churches back.  Michael is author of the books ‘Unlocking the Growth’ and...

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LISTENING WITH THE EAR OF THE HEART – “New Ways to Encounter the Divine” Workshop with Nóirín Ní Riain

Nóirín Ní Riain, the world acclaimed spiritual singer and theologian will facilitate a unique one-day Exploration of Spirituality workshop in the Diocesan Pastoral Centre on Saturday 27 September 2015 beginning at 10:00a.m.   The workshop is available for everyone who is seeking peace, spirituality and comfort in their lives and in their relationship with God. ...

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Ethical & Shared Remembering Course – Remembering a Decade of Change & Violence in Ireland 1912-1922

  Subject to sufficient numbers, the Diocesan Pastoral Centre hopes to host a short course on Ethical & Shared Remembering: Remembering a Decade of Change and Violence in Ireland 1912-1922 from October to December 2015.  The course is based on a programme pioneered by The Junction, a community relations centre in Derry, and will be...

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