OUR SPIRITAN FAMILY
One Heart, One Spirit
The Spiritan Rule of Life
- February 7, 2022
Meeting of European Bursars (Poland) and European Formators (Portugal) will take place…
Jubilee of Profession (25th, 50th, 60th and 70th ) will take place on 10th…
Jubilee of Ordination (25th, 50th, 60th , 70th and 75th) will take place on…
Thursday, 14th April – Sunday, 17th April in An Tobar, Ardbraccan. Residential (€230); Non-Residential (€150); One-day retreat (€40).
International Formators’ Meeting Monday 25th – Thursday 28th November Rome.
The Province will celebrate Memorial Sunday, remembering deceased Spiritans, on Sunday 16th June 2019 in both Kimmage Manor and Rockwell.
We have 17 en-suite bedrooms 13 single and 4 twin rooms. We supply bedlinen and towels in all rooms and hair dryer and iron on request. Houses are non-smoking, but there is a designated smoking area.
Every Sunday the Spiritan Community celebrate a reflective Eucharist at 10:30am - all are welcome. There are also ritual celebrations at key moments in the Liturgical year and in the cosmic cycle.
An Tobar is the Retreat & Spirituality Centre of the Irish Spiritan Province. It is located in Ardbraccan near Navan where the novitiate for Spiritan Brothers was based in the 1950s / ’60s and where the Province maintained a working farm for many years. Today the grounds form a pleasant backdrop to the Centre which is overseen by a small Spiritan community and team.
The Centre, which has been operational since the 1980s, offers: