An experience for groups interested in exploring aspects of Celtic Spirituality.
The Navan Centre is three miles from Armagh City, on the Enniskillen Road (the road which leads past Armagh City Hotel). It is a beautiful centre, with ample parking space for coaches and for cars. There are lovely grounds for walking, and a cafe/restaurant. To see all that the Navan Centre offers google www.Armagh.co.uk/navan.
A suggested programme for groups
10:30am Arrive at The Navan Centre for welcome, morning coffee and an A.V. presentation of the life of St. Patrick.
A session on aspects of Celtic Spirituality e.g. Our relationship with the rest of creation, Hospitality and the open heart, Simplicity of living, Pilgrimage and sacred journey.
A seminar on Celtic Prayer – if the weather is good this will include walking outdoors to experience ‘Caim Prayer’ (the prayer of encircling) and ‘Prayer to the four directions’.
A Living History Experience – an exploration of the Ireland that St Patrick and the early Christian missionaries would have encountered.
1.00p.m. Lunch at The Navan Centre – there are beautiful grounds for walking and also a gift-shop.
This morning programme – including morning coffee and lunch – will cost £20 per person for groups of 10-15 and £15 per person for groups of over 15 people.
The day can conclude with lunch or can continue after lunch with the following options.
- A Visit to Armagh’s two iconic Cathedrals.
- A visit to Armagh Museum or Armagh Planetarium.
These need to be booked separately and would be separately priced, but could be linked to a morning experience at The Navan Centre, just three miles from Armagh City.
Directions to Armagh
From Belfast, take the M1 motorway south; take the slip road (M12) to Armagh; follow the road-signs around Portadown to Armagh. Approaching Armagh, go straightover at the first roundabout, then first left at the second roundabout. At the first and second and third traffic lights, keep in the right lane. Go straight through the fourth set of traffic lights – following the sign for Enniskillen. Navan is just 3 miles from Armagh on the right hand side and is clearly sign-posted. There is plenty of parking space, both for cars and buses.
From Dublin, come to Armagh via Newry. At the traffic lights at the bottom of the steep hill into Armagh, turn left, following the signs for Enniskillen. At the next traffic lights go straight ahead. Follow the road for about 3 miles and Navan is clearly signposted on the right hand side of the road.
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