2017 November 11th: Facilitator of Loss and Blessings Day of Reflection, Tobar Mhuire September 24th-26th: Director of Blackrock College Sixth Form Retreat September 20th-21st: Director of St. Patricks Grammar School Sixth Form Retreat September11th-12th: Director of St. Mary CBGS Sixth Form Retreat July 5th-6th: Facilitator, Tobar Mhuire Summer Institute. June 25th - July 1st: Director, Resting at the Well Retreat; Tobar Mhuire May 2nd-12th: Facilitator for ODC Provincial Chapter; St. Annes Retreat House, Portarlington May 1st: Facilitator for ODC Provincial Retreat, St. Annes, Portarlington April 9th-20th: Group Leader for Young People and Gang Culture Expedition; Cape Town, South Africa March 24th-26th: Facilitator for Enniskillen Churches Forum Residential; Mullaghmore, Sligo March 22nd: Facilitator for ODC Pre-Chapter Meeting Loughrea, Galway, March 21st: Speaker for Columbian Police Senior Leadership Team on Policing in Conflict Situations. The Houben Centre March 14th: Facilitator St. Patrick's Primary School, Ballynahinch Confirmation Retreat March 9th:Facilitator for ODC Pre-Chapter Meeting Avila, Dublin, March 7th: Facilitator for ODC Pre-Chapter Meeting Kensington, London, March 5th: Facilitator for St. Patrick's Parish Ballynahinch Day of Renewal February 5th: Speaker at 4Corners Festival: St. Teresa's Church, Glen Road. Healing a Wounded City. February 26th: Keynote speaker at Omagh Churches Forum: The Challenge of Peace Making
2016 December 1st: Facilitation of Day of Reflection for the Congregation of the Daughters of Mary and Joseph, Margaret Aylward Centre, Glasnevin October 12th: Loss and Blessings Retreat Day, Tobar Mhuire. A day of reflection and memory for those who have lost loved ones. September 25th-27th: Residential Retreat with students from Blackrock College, Dublin at Tobar Mhuire September 16th-17th: Retreat with Year 11 students, St Patricks Grammar School, Downpatrick September 12th-15th: Induction Retreat with Year 11 students, St Marys CBGS, Belfast at Tobar Mhuire September 8th-9th: Facilitator of Omagh Inter-Church Forum Retreat at Tobar Mhuire August 31st: Youth Ministry Training Day for Resident Retreat Team at Emmaus Retreat Centre, Swords July 7th-8th: Facilitator of Tobar Mhuire Summer Institute June 22nd: Retreat for Year 10 pupils from St Roses College and Corpus Christi College, Belfast June 5th - 11th: St. Annes Retreat Centre, Portarlington: Director of 6 Day Preached Retreat : Resting at the Well. May 19th: Talk in Holy Cross, Ardoyne: The Role of the Passionists in the Easter Rising. May 6th: Study tour of Belfast with senior students from Blackrock College, Dublin April 16th: Day Retreat to Teaching Staff, Blackrock College, Dublin: Youth Spirituality and the Catholic School. March 22nd: Talk in Tobar Mhuire Retreat Centre:The Role of the Passionists in the Easter Rising. March 8th: Talk in Tobar Retreat Centre: Challenges Facing the Church as we celebrate the Year of Mercy March 7th: Talk in Holy Cross, Ardoyne: The Role of the Passionists in the Easter Rising. February 22nd: Talk in Holy Cross, Ardoyne: Pope Francis - the Face of Mercy February 6th: Formation Day - Mount Argus Parish Pastoral Council, Dublin January 29 - 31st: Facilitator and Keynote Speaker at Annual Conference for Retreats Ireland. "Come to the Waters all who are thirsty." January 15th: St Piux X Seminary; Iowa. Address on Peace Making in Belfast and guided city tour.
2015 November 21: Facilitator and presenter of day on "The Spirituality of Pope Francis. Who is this Man of Hope?" November 7: Speaker at Loss and Blessings Day in Tobar Mhuire Retreat House. A day of reflection and memory for those who have passed away. October 9: Facilitator for visit of Blackrock College, Dublin to Belfast on history trip. September 30: Speaker in St Peter's Cathedral, Belfast. "Finding Hope in the Church Today!" September 24-25: Facilitator of Retreat for Year 13, St Kilian's College, Garron Tower September 15: Department Foreign Affairs Reconciliation Networking Conference, Dublin Castle August 26: Speaker at St Cecilia's College and Longtower Primary Schools Staff Day July 1-3: Facilitator of Tobar Mhuire Summer Institute, Crossgar April 18-19: Youth Ministry Training Weekend: Tobar Mhuire Retreat House, Crossgar March 3:10;24: Series of talks on the Impact of Pope Francis in the Catholic Church in Tobar Mhuire Retreat House, Crossgar March 1:8;15: Series of talks on the Impact of Pope Francis in the Catholic Church in All Saints Parish, Ballymena February 9-13: Speaker at International Workshop in Abu Dhabi, UAE: Empowering Communities to Combat Violent Extremism. Organisers: Hedayah (UAE) and US Institute for Peace (Washington)
2014: November 15: Loss and Blessings: A day of remembrance for all who have lost loved ones; Tobar Mhuire Retreat House, Crossgar September 1-5: Retreats to Year 13 St Marys CBGS, Belfast August 19: Talk to Irish Missionary Union gather in Belfast on the Passion story and the ministry of peace building. July 19-26: Immersion Learning Experience with Young People from Ardoyne and Lurgan to Washington/Pittsburgh May 14: Annaclone Primary School: First communion Retreat March 29: Inter Church Gathering, Ballymena. Facilitation of day exploring identity and history. March 25: Rathmines Parish, Dublin. Speaker: The Passion as the Meeting Point of Clashing Cultures March 22: Day of Renewal for Bethany Group, St Agnes' Parish, Belfast March 20;27 April 3;10: Thornhill Pastoral Ministries, Derry. Lenten Programme. Week 1: Vatican II: A Council that Succeeded Against all the Odds! Week 2: Faith Crisis: What Faith Crisis? Week 3: Preparing for the Future or for the Past? A Spirituality for People Today Week 4: "The Troubles": Finding Hope in the Passion Story March 14-16: RE Congress, Anaheim, Los Angeles. Workshop: 1:"The Passion Calls Us To Be Peacemakers" (with Fr Gary Donegan CP) Workshop 2: Dealing with the Legacy of Conflict (with Fr Gary Donegan CP) March 4: St Patrick's Primary School, Ballynahinch. Confirmation Retreat 2013: September 5-10: Aquinas College, Belfast. Year 11 Retreat August 29-September 3: St Mary's CBGS, Belfast. Year 13 Induction Retreat
Past Speaking Engagements
15 June 2012: International Eucharistic Congress 2012. Workshop: The Passion Calls us to be Peace Makers (with Fr Gary Donegan CP) Keynote Speaker in Youth Space: A Renewed Understanding of Reconciliation March 2011: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Dublin Castle: Reconciliation Conference Workshop: The Role of the Churches in Peace and Reconciliation June 2010: Knock Youth Festival Keynote Speaker: Exploring the meaning of the Sacrament of Reconciiiation today March 2009: Novena of Hope, The Graan, Enniskillen Speaker: "Finding Hope in the Church Today" 4 October 2009: National RE Congress; Dundalk Workshop: The Role of the Church in Peace and Reconciliation Keynote Speaker Youth Day: Is Confession Dead? - Exploring the Meaning of Reconciliation Today