Retreat Team


Clogher don Óige Retreat Team

Allows young people the opportunity to explore their own world with emphasis on their faith in an environment that it is relaxed, friendly, safe and child-orientated. Our lives can be swamped with the noise and pace of modern life, it can be difficult to find time and space to tune into our own needs, desires, our hurts and our joys. Young people need a ‘a little time out’ in the busyness of their lives.

Mission Statement

Our aim is to encourage, develop and nurture the Christian faith through a programme a spiritual formation.Using Prayer and Gospel drama young people are able to express and develop their faith. This allows them to recognise the impact of the Catholic faith on their own lives.

Team Profile

The team is made up of volunteers who take time out from their jobs and homes to carry out this work for the Diocese. All facilitators have completed the Shekinah Retreat Facilitation Course accredited by All Hollows College, Dublin. Facilitators have studied and worked in various aspects of Faith Development including Youth Ministry, New Heart New Spirit and hold qualifications in  Theology, Education, Youth Ministry and Music.

 

Patricia McGonnell
Qualifications
Shekinah Retreat Facilitation Course
New Heart New Spirit Course

 

 

 

 

Anne Donaghy
Qualifications
Diploma in Theology,
Shekinah Retreat Facilitation Course,
New Heart New Spirit Course

 

 

 

Geraldine Toal
Qualifications
Shekinah Retreat Facilitation Course
Youth Ministry Studies Programme
OCN Level 2 Introduction to Youth Work
New Heart New Spirit Course

 

 

 

Una McGinnity
Qualifications
Qualified Teacher
B.A. Theology and Music,
Shekinah Retreat Facilitation Course

 

 

 

Genevieve Crudden
Qualifications
Youth Ministry Studies Programme
New Heart New Spirit Course

 

 

 

Brandy Campbell
Qualifications
Youth Ministry Studies Programme
OCN Level 2 Introduction to Youth Work

Anita-Marie McGlynn
Qualifications
B.A. Theology and Music
Currently studying M.A. in Pastoral Theology
OCN Level 2: Introduction to Youth Work
Shekinah Retreat Facilitation Course

Sean Magee
Qualifications
OCN Level 2 Introduction to Youth Work
OCN Level 2 NI Introduction to Community Relations Work