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Holy Belonging: Our Unbroken Wholeness – Sister Carol Quinlivan, CSJ

July 19 @ 4:00 pm - July 26 @ 2:00 pm

Anam Cara, the Gaelic for “soul friend,” awakens in us our ancient kinship of belonging. To re-discover the transformative power of becoming an Anam Cara, Soul-Friend, to ourselves and to those we meet on the road of life simultaneously grounds and frees us. The late poet John O’Donohue, calls such a spiritual awakening “a homecoming” and a recovery of the Divine dream that lies at the hearth of the soul. This retreat explores the ancient wisdom, poetry, and blessings of Celtic Christian Spirituality which takes us beyond words to nourish our imagination and restore what we have
neglected or forgotten.

Sister Carol Quinlivan, Ph.D., a Sister of St. Joseph Carondelet, is a Spiritual and Retreat Director with extensive experience in group and individual spiritual formation and a facilitator for parish leadership and faculty development. Sister Carol received her Ph.D. from Pacifica Graduate Institute focusing on Celtic Spirituality through the lens of Jungian psychology.

Eucharistic Liturgy is available daily and we will have a reconciliation service.

Retreat Cost: $700 (includes room, meals, and presentations)

To reserve your space, please send a $100 deposit along with registration form (link below) to Villa Maria del Mar Retreat Center. Download Retreat Registration Form HERE  

Villa Maria del Mar Retreat Center
(831) 475-1236
21918 East Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95062


July 19 @ 4:00 pm
July 26 @ 2:00 pm
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Villa Maria del Mar Retreat Center
21918 East Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 United States
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