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14.August 2016.

14 Aug 2016 Time out in the nurturing peace of Lough Derg – the sanctuary of St Patrick offers an oasis of calm from the pressures and challenges of daily life… To come to Lough Derg on a Day Retreat presents the opportunity to experience the grace of this place apart. Coming away from the […]

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09.June 2016.

09 Jun 2016 A new book opens the mystery of this ancient treasure trove to a whole new generation The Irish Catholic Newspaper and Lough Derg launched a new book ‘Lough Derg, Island of Quiet Miracles’ on the sacred Island at the opening weekend of the Three Day Pilgrimage on Ireland’s oldest living pilgrimage site. […]

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Hundreds have crossed the threshold of mercy for the first Lough Derg pilgrimage of 2016

05.May 2016.

05 May 2016 Papal Nuncio Archbishop Charles Brown opened the Holy Door of Mercy at St Patrick’s Basilica to inaugurate the Jubilee of Mercy pilgrimage season. The season began on Sunday 1st May and one day retreats will continue on certain days until May 30. The Three Day Pilgrimage Season commences on Wednesday June 1 […]

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Three Day Pilgrimage

05.March 2016.

2024 Three Day Pilgrimage The Three Day Pilgrimage will commence on Friday 31st May and continue until Thursday 15th August. (Tuesday 13th August is the final day for pilgrims to begin the Three Day Pilgrimage) Admission €80 | Booking advised | Concessions available for students, seniors and groups You can book your place on the […]

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2016 Ecumenical Day of Friendship & Prayer on Wednesday 14th September

25.January 2016.

25 Jan 2016 We are pleased to announce that the 2016 Ecumenical Day of Friendship & Prayer on Lough Derg, previously held on Ash Wednesday, will take place this year on Wednesday 14th September. Guest speaker Most Rev Patricia Storey, Church of Ireland Bishp of Meath & Kildare. The Island will open on Sunday 1st […]

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Jubilee Year of Mercy on Lough Derg – Season 2016

22.December 2015.

22 Dec 2015 Unique in the world is the Lough Derg Pilgrimage. It is therefore specially placed to enable pilgrims to enter into the Jubilee Holy Year of Mercy in a personal and unique way. Pope Francis has placed pilgrimage at the heart of the Jubilee year and so Lough Derg looks forward to welcoming […]

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Welcome to September on Lough Derg

01.September 2015.

01 Sep 2015 Lough Derg continues to offer a sacred space during September – an oasis of calm from teh pressures and challenges of daily life.  ONE DAY RETREATS  September 5, 6, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 19 & 20 One Day Retreats follow a programme of prayer and reflection. QUIET DAY RETREAT September 1st  […]

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Three Day Pilgrimage Season Now Open

29.May 2015.

29 May 2015 Three Day Pilgrimage season opened on Friday 29th May 2015. One can begin their Three Day Pilgrimage on any day up until 13th August 2015.  Come and be part of the story and pass on the treasure! Lough Derg is a place of welcome where no one is judged and everyone is […]

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Themed Retreat Days Season 2015

20.April 2015.

20 Apr 2015 In the tranquil sanctuary of Lough Derg tailored Retreat Days offer something a little different to the traditional Three Day Pilgrimage and One Day Retreat. The Season ahead has a number of special days – we invite you to take a detour from your daily routine and experience the peace of Lough […]

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Welcome onto the website Lough Derg Sanctuary of St Patrick

06.February 2015.

Island re-opens Saturday 2nd May 2015. May One Day Retreats run on certain days throughout May. Three Day Pilgrimage season begins on Friday 29th May until 15th August 2015.

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