Corrymeela Programmes


Corrymeela’s witness to faith and life is guided by Pádraig Ó Tuama, the leader of the Corrymeela Community.

This series of events includes:

Open Retreats at Corrymeela. Retreats exploring prayer, spirituality, silence, dialogue. See the events page for more details. On that site you will also find details of retreats Pádraig leads overseas.

Corrymeela in the City. A monthly gathering for gentle prayer, reflection on the Sunday Gospel and a cuppa. 5.15pm, at Fitzroy Presbyterian Church in Belfast. 

  • Dates for 2017 are: Jan 29, Feb 26, March 26, April 30, May 21, June 18. 

Bible studies Advent, Lent and May–time every year. Lent 2017 details here.

Power and Spirituality Seminars A seminar in the Belfast office on the last Tuesday of every month at 4pm. Click here for more details of Power and Spirituality Seminars.

Spirituality of Conflict A free online resource offering reflections on conflict through the lens of the Sunday Gospel readings. See

Carafest A festival of faith and reconciliation that takes place over Easter. Click here for more information about Carafest.

Clergy Retreats. Midweek retreats, at our beautiful site in Ballycastle, for Clergy offering space for prayer, reflection and renewing discussion. Click here for information about Clergy Retreats.

Theological Gatherings. In 2017, for instance, we are delighted to have a training on Narrative Theology. We also will host three special events looking at Reconciliation, Theology, Rivalry and Scripture. 

  • In September 2017 we will be hosting a lecture by renowned scholar Dr. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg exploring some narratives of Sibling Rivalry in the Hebrew Bible. 
  • In December 2017, we will host a weekend (Dec 1–3) of dialogue and learning with Professor Stanley Hauwerwas.  
  • Moving in to 2018, we will host a weekend in March led by Scripture Scholar Dr. Paula Gooder, exploring St. Paul and Reconcilaition (March 2–4, 2018). 

 More details of these gatherings will be forthcoming in March 2017