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Tapping into the Power of Prayer

Third-level students are invited to tap into the power of prayer during a day with the monks of Glenstal Abbey. Taking place on Saturday 2nd March, the day’s programme is as follows:

  • 10 am – 10.30 am: Registration and refreshments.
  • 10.40 am: ‘Listening in the Silence – tuning into the heart and its desires’ with Pádraig McIntyre OSB.
  • 11 am: ‘Attende Domine – experiencing the texture, rhythm, and melody of the Lenten Gregorian chants’ with Senan Furlong OSB.
  • 12.10 pm: Mass with the monks of Glenstal Abbey.
  • 12.45 pm: ‘Organ Improvisation of Lenten Chants – hearing the Lenten chants in a new key’ with Columba McCann OSB.
  • 1.15 pm – Lunch.
  • 1.45 pm – 2.40 pm: Free time to visit the Icon Chapel, Abbey Church, Monastery Reception, and grounds (walking shoes recommended).
  • 2.40 pm: ‘Praying with Text and Icon – the anointing of Jesus by Mary (Jn 12:1-11) as depicted by Sr Marie-Paul Farran OSB’ with Luke Macnamara OSB.
  • 3.30 pm: ‘A Spiritual Toolkit – sampling ways to connect and pray in the midst of a busy life’ with Columba McCann OSB.
  • 4.15pm – 4.45pm: Refreshments and farewell.

For booking and more information please contact events@glenstal.com or call 061 621005.