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Uplift Your Spirit. Nourish Your Soul

The Faith Renewal Programme at Knock Shrine offers a variety of day retreats, seminars and music events throughout the year.

Faith Renewal Events: Advent


Thursday Evenings:  2nd, 9th & 16th December 2021
Time: 8.15
Location: St John’s Rest & Care Centre and live on the Knock Shrine website:

With Fr Eamonn Conway, Head of Theology & Religious Studies, MIC, University of Limerick and Julie Kavanagh, member of the National Synodal Steering Committee, Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin.
As the initial phase of the Synodal Pathway for the Catholic Church in Ireland is now underway, these talks will offer the opportunity for discussion and reflection to help deepen our understanding of this important subject.

Thursday 2nd: Fr Eamonn Conway –  Synodality: What does it mean?

Thursday 9th: Julie Kavanagh – Synodality: How does it work?

Thursday 16th: Fr Eamonn Conway – Synodality: Why does it matter?


View previous online Faith Renewal Events here.


Retreats and workshops

The Faith Renewal team at Knock Shrine offers a variety of events based on music, family, parish enrichment and spiritual retreats. Retreats and workshops take place throughout the year and encompass a wide range of topics from art workshops, Scripture, Ignatian spirituality and Sacred music.

These events are aimed at adults and include a series of one-day retreats and workshops to encourage prayer, deepening of faith and spiritual rejuvenation. Take timeout for yourself and join us for some days of quiet prayer, reflection and exploration. Parish groups are welcome and booking is recommended.

For bookings and further information, email or telephone 094 93 75 355