Like Toads Put To Pasture | Boarding School Dublin | Clongowes Wood College

Posted: 3rd November 2018

Elements Parent Day

Elements Parent Day will take place on Sunday 11th November 2018, with Fr Eddie Cosgrove sj as the guest speaker and his theme will be:

Like Toads Put Out To Pasture: A Young Jesuit’s Take on Ignatian Spirituality and a Faith that does Justice”

Fr Cosgrove, from Dromahair in Leitrim, joined the Jesuits in 2007 after working as a Consulting Civil Engineer for a number of years in Dublin. He spent two years as a chaplain and teacher at Colaiste Iognáid, the Jesuit secondary school in Galway, before moving to Canada for theology studies.

After priestly ordination in 2017, Eddie was appointed Director of the Jesuit Centre of Spirituality and Culture in Galway and more recently has joined the retreat team at Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality in Dublin.

The day will begin at 09.25 with refreshments in the concourse. Fr Cosgrovewill be in Room 3 at 09.50 and we will finish with Eucharist in the Sports Hall at 11.30. Afterwards you are very welcome to have lunch in the refectory.In your response, please let us know if you will be staying for lunch so we can give accurate numbers to our catering staff.

Please RSVP to or 045 838294 before Wednesday, 10th October.

Ms Anne Marie Dolan Fr Michael Sheil SJ
Pastoral Co-ordinator Director of Ethos


Subsequent to the Parent Day, you will receive an evaluation form and we would be very grateful if you would kindly share your reflections regarding this new format.

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