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.


Full Like the Moon:  Writing and the Practice of Gratitude
Monday, April 30, 2018, 7 - 9 pm, Washington National Cathedral
   I have more on my mind to express; I am full like the full moon. (Sirach)
From the wisdom of scripture to the haiku of Basho and the Celtic prayer poems from the Scottish highlands and islands, a glimpse of the moon has inspired spiritual writers for centuries. Join us on the eve of Beltane, May Day on the Celtic calendar, as we reflect on the blessings of spring. Be guided by the words of poets from ages past and present as we write from our own fullness by the light of the full flower moon.
Tickets - $15/advanced purchase; $20 at the door.
More information and registration link is available here.

North American Festival of Wales, August 30 - September 2, 2018
Join Terri for a presentation on Walking the Pilgrim's Path in Wales at the 2018 North American Festival of Wales, in Alexandria, Virginia. Click here for more details as they become available.

May 2019 Pilgrimage to Iona
with Anam Cara Retreats and Washington National Cathedral
Details will be available in spring 2018. Email or to receive information when it is available.

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Wheaton, MD  20902