Christmas Crafting Day

Facilitated by Helen Doherty

Saturday 9th November 2019

10am to 4pm

Cost: €50 including all materials

Tea/Coffee and Light Lunch will be provided

Take time out to for yourself and learn to create a Willow Wreath for Christmas and decorate it to your taste. All materials supplied. Light lunch provided.

Booking Essential


Longing for Light we Wait in Darkness

An afternoon to step away from the busyness of

Christmas preparation and take time out to reflect, pray, share or be silent.

Through sharing, silence, breaking the Word of God, and the use of Taize chants to echo the prayer of our hearts, you will have an opportunity to enter more deeply into your longing and your waiting.

Facilitated by Helen Doherty

Saturday 7th December 2019

Time: 2pm-6pm

 Cost: €25 including Tea/Coffee break.


As we Wait in Joyful Hope

A day to take time out of your busy life

and reflect on the meaning of Advent for you.

Through guided reflection and group interaction you will be led, in a gentle and safe way, to explore the possibilities for joy and hope in your life.

Facilitated by the Caraiosa Centre team

Saturday 14th December 2019

Time: 10.30am to 4.30pm

Cost: €60 including Tea/Coffee breaks

and Light Lunch


Christmas at Caraiosa

Christmas can be a lonely time, both in the busy preparation beforehand and over the 12 days of Christmas. The Caraiosa Centre stays open throughout the season, welcoming guests who would prefer to spend a few quiet days of reflection.

Should you require it, all Christmas liturgies will be available in the local churches.

If you are staying over New Year,

you are welcome to join in our

Threshold Ceremony on New Year's Eve.

Contact us for bookings and cost of your unique Christmas break.


New Years Eve---

A Threshold Time

How was 2019 for you?

What do you hope for in 2020?

Brendan and Helen invite you to come to the

Caraiosa Centre for our annual time of reflection as

we say farewell to the old year and welcome in the new.

Through music, poetry and ritual we will spend time with friends, neighbours and visitors as we stand on the threshold between 2019 and 2020

Caraiosa Centre

December 31st ----------- 4.00pm to 5.00pm

Tea/Coffee and light refreshments

will be served.

Cost:There is no charge but a small Donation in aid of Fr. Kevin Cappuchin Day Care Center

Start the New Year in a positive way by making time

for relaxation and rest----time out for you.

Come and stay at Caraiosa Centre

for the New Year 

Check in from Saturday night - 28th.

Relax and unwind on Sunday and Monday. Be a part of our Threshold Ceremony on Tuesday 31st as we say farewell to the old year and welcome in the new and chill out for the evening.

Enjoy the quiet of the countryside on Wednesday 1st whether walking in the gardens or further afield if the weather is kind.

You could spend some quiet time reflecting on the Year just gone and planning for 2020.

What about booking a Holistic Massage or hand and foot treatment to start the year well.

Nurture yourself and care for your well being. 

Depart on Tuesday evening rested, refreshed and ready to embrace the world and the New Year with positivity and renewed energy.

Contact us for rates and bookings.


Circle Dance 

contact us to register your interest in future courses.


 The Meeting Room


Is there an event you would like to

see at our Centre?

Contact us to express your interest and we will try

to source facilitators in this area.


Would you like to run your own

workshop at the centre?

Bookings now being taken for dates in 2019

Groups of up to twenty people can be comfortably catered for on courses.

Up to twelve people can be accommodated overnight in shared twin room accommodation.

Tea/coffee and light lunch can be provided for

groups on request.

Please complete the "Contact Us" form for all enquiries.


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Keep checking back as new events are

being added all the time