Ballintubber Abbey Retreat Experience for Young People

Built in 1216AD by King Cathal O'Connor - A place of prayer and pilgrimage for 1500 years since the time of Patrick. Today thousands of visitors come to be immersed in its faith-filled story as portrayed in the unique stations of the Cross and Rosary Way in the landscaped grounds.

Tochar Phadraig

The ancient pilgrim path to Croagh Patrick from the Abbey. Each week groups of people journey along this way in search of meaning.

The Celtic Furrow

Traces our own cultural and spiritual quest for meaning through 5000 years of rich heritage - a heritage that can have an important influence on our choices that affect the future. Church Island

This very ancient sacred place of prayer and pathways of quiet reflection is unique, with its monastic ruins and restored medieval church. Best suited for senior students who have first experienced the various elements of the Quest Programme and for Third Level. Retreat Centre

For the past number of years Ballintubber Abbey has been established as a centre for Adult and Confirmation Retreats. A Fully Qualified Team (Partly supported by the Tuam Archdiocese) is now in place to conduct retreats also for

The Quest

The Quest is the overall name given to the structure, content and aim of this Retreat Experience For Young people.

Practical Information
How to find us

For Further information please contact:

Phone + 353 (0) 94 903 0934

Fax: + 353 (0) 94 903 0018


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