Bookings are now open for the annual ‘Time for Priests’ retreat in the Pontifical Irish College in Rome in September. These five days are aimed at priests who will be given the opportunity to reflect on the theme ‘The Priest and the Ministry of Mercy’.
The ‘Time for Priests’ include a series of talks, liturgies and guided visits to significant churches and sasilicas in Rome, a day of spiritual recollection and reflection, a pilgrimage to a shrine outside of Rome, as well as an opportunity to attend a General Audience with Pope Francis.
Presentations will be given by:
- Bishop Paul Tighe, Pontifical Council for Culture, who will reflect on ‘Towards a Culture of Mercy – making known the Good News of God’s unconditional love for all’
- Ms Alice Leahy of the Alice Leahy Trust, Dublin, who will speak about reaching out in mercy to the poor
- Ms Frances Rowland, Diocese of Kerry Pastoral Team, who will focus on experiencing and living mercy today
- Father Tom Norris, Pontifical Irish College, Rome, who will conduct a day of reflection.
The cost of the course is €800. Places are limited. A deposit of €300 is required to secure a place. If you wish to reserve a place, please telephone the Pontifical Irish College on the main office number at 00 39 06 772 631 or email [email protected]
To view or download the flyer for the Time for Priests, click here Time for Priests flyer 2016 Irish College Rome.