Monday 10 December 2018

Sunday 2 December 2018

A retreat at Mount Melleray

The retreat was my first visit to Mount Melleray.  After a long drive from Dublin my first glimpse came as somewhat of a surprise, seeing it from a distance nestled on the side of the

Describe the daily programme - Early Mass celebrated by Fr. Gregory - Solemn Reqiuem Masses - Conferences - Stations of the Cross - Benediction

Fr. Winterton, Cong. Orat.

Tour of the Abbey

On Friday afternoon, while confessions were being heard in the People's Church, the other retreatants had a talk from a member of the Community about the life and spirituality of the Cistercians, as they do every year. Fr. Denis Luke spoke about the Rule of St. Benedict. Afterwards, he took them on a tour of the Abbey Church and farm yard, including the famous miraculous bin of Mount Melleray.