Mary, a window on God’s Mercy


Adult Retreat Day
8th December 2022
(11 – 4 pm)
Donamon Castle,
Co. Roscommon,
F42 YE13.

A joint initiative of the Elphin Diocese
Divine Word Missionaries, Donamon Castle.

All Welcome

Presenters / Facilitators

Fr. Tom Kearney SVD, Donamon Castle
& Canon Liam Devine PE, Elphin Diocese

Retreat Outline

11.00 am
Gather at Donamon Castle
/ Tea & Coffee in the parlour

11.30 am
First presentation ‘Mary as pilgrim and teacher who becomes a disciple‘ and conversation with  Fr. Tom

12.20 pm
Time of quiet prayer

12.45 am
Lunch  (All participants invited to bring pack-lunch)
Tea / Coffee will be provided

01.30 pm
Second presentation ‘From age to age His mercy extends to those who live in his presence (Lk 1:50)‘ and conversation with Fr. Liam

02.20 pm
Time of quiet prayer 
/ Walk in the grounds (weather permitting)

02.50 pm  
Reconciliation Service
Availability of Sacrament of Reconciliation
Exposition of Blessed Sacrament

03.15 pm
Celebration of Eucharist
including opportunity of renewal of consecration to Christ through Our Lady.

4.00 pm
Retreat participants depart Donamon Castle.

Recommended Donation

€20.00 per participant, payable on the day.

Reservation of Places

Interested persons are encouraged to reserve  one of the forty places by texting, emailing or ringing Justin on 087 6171526  / [email protected]

Persons may also be accommodated without booking, subject to places being available.

Additional Information

Participants encouraged to bring a pack-lunch.

Christian Community Bibles (Catholic Study Edition) will be available to participants and some scripture passages will be suggested for times of quiet prayer.

In relation to all other enquiries please contact:

Justin Harkin
Elphin Diocese
Pastoral & Faith Development Services
087 6171526
[email protected]


Number of Places Reserved
(26th November 2022)

26 places reserved
20 remaining