In Celtic cultures the role of the anam cara, or soul friend, was to offer encouragement and vision for the pilgrimage of life. 

Following that time honored tradition, Anam Cara Retreats offers both individuals and communities wisdom and companionship for the journey.

From retreat planning and leadership for individuals and faith based communities to journeys through sacred landscapes with kindred spirits, let us help you discover and deepen the movement of the spirit in your life, your community, and the world.


Ancient Wisdom for Today's Journey
Spiritual Practices for the
Season of Beltane
(August 1 - October 31)

Consider how you ae reaping benefits from the spiritual seeds
you have sown this year.


Reflect on the themes of
abundance and scarcity . . . in your life, in your community and in the world.


Practice gratitude.












Upcoming Events . . .

Going Out, Going In: Nature, Poetry, and the Spiritual Journey
Tuesday, August 26, 7:30 - 8:30 PM at Washington National Cathedral

I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.  —John Muir

Explore the wisdom of nature expressed in the images of poetry as Terri Lynn Simpson helps us discover how going into the world and paying attention to the landscape around us can offer stepping stones for our spiritual journey. Enter into the process of going out and going in through your own words and experiences as well as the words and experiences of poets Mary Oliver, Charles Wright, and others.

Stay connected . . .

Email us at anamcararetreats@gmail.com

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Call us at 301-233-7078

Read the blog, Postcards from the Pilgrim's Path