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Welcome To Drumalis

An Oasis On The Journey Of Life

Sheila Curran RSM will lead a day of “Reflections on the Synod” on Saturday, 7 September and will return later in the month to lead a weekend retreat entitled “Wise Women and Prophetesses: Journeying with Women in the Bible" from 20-22 September.

We are delighted that Growth in Prayer and Reflective Living (GPRL) will run again from 16th September, this popular one-year course by Zoom takes place over twenty Monday evening sessions from September 2024 – March 2025.  A perfect follow-up course to GPRL is “Rooted in Love”, delivered by Zoom over ten Thursday evening sessions from September 2024 - May 2025.

In the autumn, Sean Goan will lead a weekend retreat on “The Music of Leonard Cohen as a Window to the God of the Scriptures” from Friday, 4 – Sunday, 6 October.


Further details can be found under “Events at Drumalis” below or by contacting Drumalis – 028 28272196/28276455 (during office hours, Mon-Fri, 9 am-5 pm or by emailing




About Drumalis

Drumalis is a retreat centre in Larne, County Antrim owned and managed by the Sisters of the Cross and Passion.  The ministry of the house is one of reconciliation and nurturing.  The resident Sisters offer an organised programme of retreats and workshops.  When not wholly used for retreat purposes, the facilities at Drumalis provide an excellent venue for groups to organise their own events.

The Centre is owned and run by the Sisters of the Cross and Passion, a congregation of Religious Sisters founded in Manchester in 1852 by Elizabeth Prout who became known as Mother Mary Joseph.

A Pathways Participant Reflects

Events at Drumalis

Parish Leadership and self development courses at Drumalis Retreat Centre,
Larne, Northern Ireland

Take a Virtual Visit

Interact with the map to the right or view the virtual tour in your browser by clicking below.

Adult Faith Development

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Diploma in Pastoral Theology

Two-year, part-time, intensive course which begins in September 2021.

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Certificate in Christian Thought

Validated by St Mary's University College. Now enrolling for 2020-2022.

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Background Info on Presenters

Short biographies of some of the presenters who lecture at drumalis.

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