Thornhill Ministries

Responding to the Hunger for God in Our Time


Tel: 028 7135 1233


www.thornhillministries.co.uk email:secretary@thornhillministries.co.uk



THE QUIET HOUR A special hour that allows art and a little scripture to lead us to the stillpoint within. Each of the five weeks takes a theme to bring us into meditation: Stillness. Open to God. Listening. Pleading. Sorrow. It will be a simple and reflective way of keeping the weeks of Lent. Tuesday Evenings TIME: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Suggested Offering £5


MAY DAY RETREAT: The Seed and The Soil (III)

Fr Paschal McDonnell ofm leads this Retreat Day helping us embrace our truth. We hold with reverence our family and other relationships in the context of seeking integration. The day will include a celebration of Eucharist. DATE: Tuesday 1 May

TIME: 9:45 am - 2:30pm Suggested Offering £20


HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE RETREAT: This trip to the Holy Land is specifically designed to allow pilgrims the opportunity to pray at and absorb the spiritual reality of the sacred sites as we walk in the footsteps of Jesus. There will be preliminary meetings to help prepare for and maximize the experience of this unique and alluring place where the very stones and soil, the landscapes and mountains, the terrain and water play their part in making this land 'holy'.


8 Nights (4 in Jerusalem, 4 in Galilee) Direct flight to Tel Aviv departing 10th October Cost £1,860 fully inclusive of transport Derry/Dublin Airport All meals included Christian Guide Full spiritual programme Price inclusive of tips etc.


THORNHILL FRIDAYS The Oratory at Thornhill House is available on Friday mornings as an oasis of peace. All welcome.

Meditation with Exposition of Blessed Sacrament: 8:00 am. - 11:30 am. Sung Morning Prayer 8:20 am. Mid-Morning Prayer:

11:20 am. Tea/Coffee facilities available for those wishing to have a refreshment break at any time. Feel free to come for any length of time. Your praying presence is a blessing on the House.


CELEBRATION OF FRIENDSHIP A Thornhill House is hosting a few hours where friends can come together to give gratitude for friendships shared. The time will include a coffee on arrival at 11:00 am, Gratitude Prayer and light celebration lunch. Monday 14 May. VENUE: Thornhill House COST: £20. Pre-booking is essential.


SUMMER RETREAT "We are Spiritual Beings on a Human Journey" Teillard de Chardin. A Retreat experience touching on key themes of Journey, Identity, Relationships, Integration, Loss, Connection and Mission. Fr Paschal McDonnell ofm, with Sr Perpetua McNulty, will facilitate these days of reflection, offering the opportunity for processing some of life's experiences in the context of the spiritual. Friday August 10 to Wednesday August 15. Begins at 6:00 pm on Friday and finishes at 4:30 pm on Wednesday. Open to residents and non-residents. For further details, contact secretary@thornhillministries.co.uk.



Welcome to Thornhill Ministries, where our team offers a variety of responses

to those who hunger for meaning... for God...

We provide opportunities for reflection and for deeper exploration.

The Word of God is at the heart of our ministries as we strive towards an integrated spirituality.


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