We have made an unexpected discovery here at the Abbey!Our builders went to repair/replace some broken slates —and got the shock of their lives when they discovered that all the woodwork underneath was rotten.
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The Abbess and community would like to wish you all a Blessed and joyful Easter. We welcome all who wish to join us for our celebration of the Easter Triduum.
Dear family members, friends and benefactors,Christmas invites all of us to allow our inner spirit to stand on tiptoe as we seek the Lord Jesus who comes, comes, ever comes.
It has been a year of great developments for our Abbey building project for which we give a great deal of thanks to all who have helped us to get this far.
The Causeway Tennis and Bowling Club in Abbeyside, Dungarvan was the warm and welcoming venue kindly offered for this fundraising event in aid of our continuing Building Project.
This upcoming Monastic Experience Weekend is being held on 28 – 30 October 2016 for single women who want to find out more about dedicating their life to God in the Cistercian way of life here at Glencairn.
After a very enjoyable evening in 2013 with Harpist Marguerite Dunne in our Abbey Church, we look forward to welcoming her once again to Glencairn for another performance in aid of our abbey building project this summer.
In this joyful season of Eastertide, we had double reason to be glad as we celebrated the Golden Jubilee of Monastic Profession of Sister Gertrude Kelly on 24th April.
Join us for this weekend of discernment and discovery; find out what God might be calling you to do with your life, and discover what monastic life is all about.
We invite you to join us for our Holy Week Ceremonies
As we reflect today on our 11th century roots on this our ‘Founders Feast’, Sr Michelle Miller ocso gives this account of the charism of the Cistercian order in today’s chapter talk to the community
St Benedict’s first word in his Rule for Monasteries is ‘Listen’. A monastery is a place that forms us to listen to God ‘with the ear of our heart’.