24th March – Notice

There are only 15 places remaining.  You must book your place to attend.  Contact Christine 059-9176725 to book.


29th March 2014


Mount St. Anne’s Retreat Centre, Killenard, Portarlington


10am – 4pm


€5 (light lunch included)

This day of reflection during the season of Lent is offered by Faith Development Services for all those involved in ministry in the diocese and will be led by Ned Prendergast.

Booking is essential as numbers are limited to 100.

Take this opportunity to come away and rest awhile and to renew your heart, mind and hands this Lenten Season.

Ned Prendergast

Ned Prendergast taught RE and English for many years at Marian College Ballsbridge before joining the Marino Institute of Education where he was best known for a project and publication entitled: Re-imagining the Catholic School. His work in that period took him to Catholic schools in every corner of Ireland as well as to Australia, Africa, Malta, UK, and USA.  Around this time he was chairperson of the National RE Congress committee and in 2007 he joined CEIST as its Director of Faith Development. SInce his retirement from CEIST he has continued to speak on faith and church issues with a range of audiences. He loves his involvement with Mount St Annes Retreat Centre and is a frequent contributor to The Furrow.

To book contact

Faith Development Services
Cathedral Parish Centre,
College Street, Carlow
Tel: 059-9164084
Fax: 059-9164020
Email fds@kandle.ie