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Retreat Testimonies

“A truly heart-warming and uplifting workshop encouraging transition year girls to remain true to themselves.” 

- Teacher in Colaiste Chiarain, Celbridge Road, Leixlip, Co. Kildare.


“A well planned and executed retreat with active student participation throughout, lots of fun and ample space

for personal reflection and growth.”

- Siobhain Byrne, Teacher in Patrician Secondary School, Newbridge, Co. Kildare.


“After today I have a greater sense of my self-worth and inner value as well as knowing how to cherish it.”

– Transition Year Student


“Anita Phelan has immense experience with young people and her personal commitment and

talent makes her an ideal director of retreats.” 

-  Breda O’ Brien, Teacher in Muckross Park Dominican College, Donnybrook, D4.

“The retreat was of great benefit to my 2nd year group. It allowed them to not only bond but gave them a chance to reflect.

Most importantly, they enjoyed the day and returned to class with a positive attitude.” 

- Deirdre McGlinchey, Teacher in Our Lady of Mercy College, Beaumont, D9.

A Pilgrim Path Testimonies

"Anita led us on a very inspiring and reflective pilgrimage through five of Dublin city’s most beautiful and history-rich Catholic Churches. The program, reflections, actions and walks were carefully put together and perfectly suited for our four diverse groups. Everybody went home enriched with a journal full of insightful memories. The student and staff’s feedback were very positive and we hope to be working with Anita soon again."

- Elizabeth Clarke, Director of Ignatian Formation and Services Programme, Gonzaga College SJ, Dublin 6.


“This tour allowed students to journey through the cities Churches and let them know the door to faith always remains open.”

- Patrick Colhesey, SJ. Chaplain in Gonzaga College.


"I know how to find silence in a busy day both through meditation and prayer.”

– Transition Year Student


 "Today helped to reconnect me to the stillness and the importance of Churches and I feel closer to God.”  

– Transition Year Student

"Thank you so much for this beautiful day, introducing an oasis in a busy city"

- Pastoral Care Officer, The Teresian School, Donnybrook

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