Read updated details of upcoming workshops taking place in March / April at the Mt St Anne’s Retreat Centre near Portarlington

Lenten Series

We are holding a series of four presentations on “Why Remain Catholic Today?” during Lent by well known speakers. Each presentation will be followed by an opportunity for conversation on the topic. There is no charge, donations welcome at your own discretion. You can attend as many of the presentations as you wish. From 7.30pm – 9.30pm each evening.

Easter Retreat

Wednesday 20th – Sunday 24th April, 2011

Prepare for Easter by taking time to reflect quietly and creatively on our journey with Jesus through His passion, death and resurrection. Begins with Supper on Wednesday and ends with Breakfast on Easter Sunday morning.

Facilitated by Fr. Micheál Murphy, Carlow and Sr. Róisín Gannon pbvm

Cost: 290 euro residential and 140 non-residential

Friday 11th March

Facilitated by Baroness Nuala O’Loan MEP

Tuesday 22nd March

Facilitated by Bishop Willie Walsh

Tuesday 5th April

Facilitated by Mr. Ned Prendergast, Director of Faith Development CEIST

Tuesday 12th April

Facilitated by Fr. Mark Hedderman OSB – Glenstall Abbey

Palm Sunday

Sunday 17th April, 2011. 3pm-6pm

An afternoon of prayer and reflection in preparation for Holy Week and Easter.

Presented by the Mount St. Anne’s Team.

No charge – donations welcome.

Other Workshops

Saturday 12th March


Time: 10am – 4.30pm

A day to explore ways of uncovering our deeper nature and powers through meditation, gentle posture and visualisation.


50 euro and includes lunch and tea/coffee breaks.

Saturday 2nd April, 2011

Pottery Workshop.

Time: 10am – 4.30pm

A one day workshop of creative exploration in clay, learning different techniques. Individuals will have an opportunity to work alone making personal pieces and to work in partnerships.   Ideal for beginners and those with a little experience. Participants can bring home their own creations. Please bring an apron to protect clothing.


50 euro and includes clay, lunch and tea/coffee breaks.

For more Information

The Secretary: 057-8626153