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Prior’s Prayer to St Davog – faithful disciple of Patrick the Apostle and father of the Lough Derg Family

22.June 2020.

A reflection from the Prior as he continues to keep the tradition of prayer on Lough Derg during these different and challenging times. Prior’s Prayer to St Davog O blessed St Davog, faithful disciple of Patrick the Apostle and father of the Lough Derg Family, in this out-of-the-way corner of God’s creation you heard and […]

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“May God find us all in that deeper place.” Fr La

15.June 2020.

A moving reflection from the Prior, Fr La, which touches on loneliness and moving into that deeper place.

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Fr La reflects at the end of his first week on Station Island Pilgrimage Season 2020

05.June 2020.

 

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Fr La Flynn, Prior of Lough Derg, resumes his post on Station Island, to maintain the tradition of prayer

01.June 2020.

On 1st June Mgr La Flynn, Prior of Lough Derg, resumes his post on Station Island, to maintain the tradition of prayer that h as endured there from season to season over the centuries, until pilgrims can return with confidence when restrictions ease.

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Online Day Retreats May 2020

23.May 2020.
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Mayflowers on Station Island

10.May 2020.

In Mary’s month, here on Station Island, bright Mayflowers offering their own kind of prayer and praise at the edge of the water. In memory and in hope, wherever we may be, we bring our humble praise and prayer, and we take our stand, or we kneel, at The Water’s Edge. Prior La Flynn

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May Retreat Season 2020

04.May 2020.

Prior La Flynn’s update on the Lough Derg May Retreat Season 2020 in light of  the ongoing Irish Government guidelines in relation to Covid-19.  

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Three April daffodils

29.April 2020.

  Three April daffodils, blooming here on Station Island with no one to admire them, recall Patrick Kavanagh’s sense of God present in the energy of nature, celebrated again and again in his poetry as in these lines from ‘The Great Hunger’: …God the Father in a tree; The Holy Spirit is the rising sap; […]

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Pilgrim Daisies

29.April 2020.

Pilgrim Daisies Station Island, April 2020 April light on the empty path. The bare trees in silhouette. Bell tower and St Mary’s in profile against the sun.   But I look again and I see…  This path is not empty. Here are the daisies, lifting up their humble heads to the light.   For now […]

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The patient work of hope

22.April 2020.

In the spring sunshine nature abounds. A reflection on the simplicity of the little blooms in this out-of-the-way corner of God’s creation.

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