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Welcome to Lough Derg

Lough Derg continues to offer a sacred space during September
One Day Retreats continue on the following dates 5, 6, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 19 & 20th September

A Place of Pilgrimage

Lough Derg, the sacred Sanctuary of St Patrick, is very much a living part of Irish Christian Heritage.

A unique island, rich in prayer and faith, an island which has been calling pilgrims for over a thousand years, an island which St Patrick himself was called to.

For many people Lough Derg provides an opportunity to step back from their lives, to take stock and examine the direction which their lives are taking. For many others it is a time to come closer to God through prayer and reflection.

Lough Derg is an island of pilgrimage set in calm lake waters, offers no distraction, no artificialities or interruptions. Instead you are warmly welcomed and cared for: there are no strangers here. The island, made holy by the prayers of millions of pilgrims over the centuries, continues to provide a safe haven for rest, reflection and renewal to all who wish to ‘Come away to a quiet place and rest a while’, Mark 6:31

The Island is open during September for One Day Retreats.

The 2015 Three Day Pilgrimage season ended on 15th August. 

One Day Retreats resumed on Monday 17th August and continue on; 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 August and on certain days in September; 5, 6, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 19, 20.  

Special Retreat Days in September include;

A Quiet Day Retreat on Tuesday 1st September.

Living with Suicide Day Retreat on Wednesday 23d September.

Please contact us on 00353 (0)71 9861518.

If you wish to find out more about the 2015 season or if you wish to organise a group to come to the island for a One Day Retreat or a Group Tour we will be delighted to help you.

Tel/Fax 00353 (0) 71 9861518 (from Northern Ireland 028 68632391)

Or email us: info@loughderg.org