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Easter at Glenstal

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All are invited to join the monks of Glenstal Abbey in celebrating the Easter Triduum: the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, the Celebration of the Lord’s Passion on Good Friday and the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday. The Liturgy of the Hours – Morning, Midday, Evening and Night Prayer – will be celebrated as appropriate each day also. 

Participants in the retreat will be able to deepen and enrich their experience of these holy days through a number of talks and and personal time. Talks include:

  • ‘Exploring the Silence: Jesus’ Answer to Pilate’s Taunts’ with Emmaus O’Herlihy OSB.
  • ‘Food for the Journey: the Eucharist in the Irish Tradition’ with Colmán Ó Clabaigh OSB.
  • ‘Life in the Tomb’ with Columba McCann OSB.
  • ‘Looking for the Living: Hope for a New World?’ with Nóirín Lynch, director of An Teach Spioradálta in County Clare.

This year’s annual retreat takes place from Thursday 28th March Sunday 31st March with residential (full bed and board), non-residential (meals included) and student options available. 

For booking and more information please contact or call 061 621005.

Monastic Retreats