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Mary introduces our new ‘Pause and Ponder in November’ series of Lough Derg reflections

25.October 2021.

Friends, many of you have welcomed our recent announcement of the new ‘Pause and Ponder in November’ series, which begins next Monday evening. In the video below, Mary introduces you to the new reflections which will use familiar images of the Island. Our new series will be brought to you by Mary and other friends […]

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The Island from the Path: Last in series Pause and Ponder Reflection along the Lough Derg Pilgrim Path

18.October 2021.

Fr La’s final weekly ‘Pause and Ponder’ from along the Pilgrim Path at Lough Derg. This week’s reflection – ‘The Island from the Path’ – Watch video below: Friends, this is our last video of the current ‘Pause and Ponder along the Pilgrim Path’ series with Fr La. What started as a way to connect […]

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Our Lough Derg Annual Draw Appeal

15.October 2021.

Friends, a big hello from Fr La in our Lough Derg office in Pettigo. It is three months since we launched our Annual Draw fundraiser and we send a heartfelt thanks to all of you who have bought, sold and returned tickets up until now. Watch Fr La’s video here:   Tickets available here: www.loughderg.live/shop […]

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Path and Shore: Pause and Ponder Reflection along the Lough Derg Pilgrim Path

11.October 2021.

Fr La’s weekly ‘Pause and Ponder’ from along the Pilgrim Path at Lough Derg. This week’s reflection – ‘Path and Shore’  Path and Shore “The Lough Shore Pilgrim Path” we sometimes name it because a dialogue, a kind of conversation between the water and the pilgrim-walker unfolds unbidden, view by changing view.   The lough […]

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Standing on the Seat: Pause and Ponder Reflection along the Lough Derg Pilgrim Path

04.October 2021.

Fr La’s weekly ‘Pause and Ponder’ from along the Pilgrim Path at Lough Derg. This week’s reflection – ‘Standing on the Seat’ Standing on the Seat The sign at the bottom of the track invites me up to Davog’s Seat in bright autumn sunlight. Alone today, I stand to gaze at what I see. Ten […]

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What’s in a Name? Pause and Ponder Reflection along the Lough Derg Pilgrim Path

27.September 2021.

Fr La’s weekly ‘Pause and Ponder’ from along the Pilgrim Path at Lough Derg. This week’s reflection – ‘What’s in a Name?’ What’s in a Name? Pilgrimage and place are always near aligned. On the medieval maps, Ireland sat at the edge of the world, and St Patrick’s Purgatory, that sacred cave, was named upon […]

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Lough Derg Early Bird Annual Draw – September Draw 2021

24.September 2021.

The second of the Friends of Lough Derg Annual Membership Early Bird Draws has taken place in the Lough Derg offices in Pettigo, Co Donegal. Watch Fr La in the video below to find out: In the absence of pilgrims to the Island this year again, once more the Annual Draw is our only fundraiser […]

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Brought to the Light: Pause and Ponder Reflection along the Pilgrim Path

20.September 2021.

Fr La’s weekly ‘Pause and Ponder’ from along the Pilgrim Path at Lough Derg. This week’s reflection – ‘Brought to the Light’. Brought to the Light Yet another lovely autumn evening finds me once more here at the quarry. Such a golden light illumines the rough face of the higher rocks above the boulder with […]

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Join us on the Lough Derg Pilgrim Path this September

20.September 2021.

Fully booked this September Update September 2021 We have been delighted to welcome pilgrims back to the Lakeshore this Summer on the Lough Derg Pilgrim Path. Please note: the dates on offer for our guided walks in September along the Pilgrim Path are now fully booked.  However, we wish to remind you that the Lough […]

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Discarded Beauty: Pause and Ponder Reflection along the Pilgrim Path

13.September 2021.

Fr La’s weekly ‘Pause and Ponder’ from along the Pilgrim Path at Lough Derg. This week’s reflection – ‘Discarded Beauty’. Discarded Beauty Back at the quarry again I survey the boulders and rocks that lie scattered around.   The quarry delivered rough, suitable stone for the forest roads when they were laid down.   These […]

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