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
(May1 - July 31)

Spend time connecting with nature and be aware of what's blossoming in the landscape in which you live.

Reflect on the gifts of community. 
What do you receive from your community?  What are the gifts or resources you have to share with others?

Consider what you need to fertilize your work and ensure a good harvest. 

Take time to nurture the important relationship in your life.





Upcoming Events . . .

Shadows and Still Waters:  An Evening Journey with Psalm 23
Washington National Cathedral, Friday, June 20, 2014, 6 – 9 pm

Join leaders Susan Kline Massey and Terri Lynn Simpson for a journey through and with the text of this beloved psalm. Discover what green pastures nourish your soul. Shine light on the shadowy corners that seek comfort. Open up to these familiar words in new ways through art, music, movement, and meditation.

$45.00 registration fee includes a banquet of food to nourish your body and a feast of spiritual practices to nourish your soul.   Pre-registration is required by June 18.  Late registration fee is $60.
Contact pilgrimages@cathedral.org for more information or to register. 


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