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The Quest for Healing and Home – The Great Search 2

May 9 @ 4:00 pm - May 11 @ 1:00 pm

$340

The Quest for Healing and Home – The Great Search 2

We hope you can join us at Holy Wisdom Monastery for The Quest for Healing and Home – The Great Search 2 from May 9-11, 2024.

In 2022 John Philip Newell began a second series of annual retreats to address the deep spiritual yearnings of this moment in time and to help give birth to new beginnings in our lives and world. 

The Great Search 2 is the second of a three-part series of annual retreats led by the Celtic teacher John Philip Newell and his colleague Cami Twilling in which we explore the search for awareness, the search for spiritual and physical wellness and the search for love.

The teachings of this retreat are based on John’s forthcoming book The Great Search: Turning to Earth and Soul in the Quest for Healing and Home, especially Chapters 4, 5, and 6, drawing on the wisdom of Carl Jung, Julian of Norwich and Jelalludin Rumi. Until the book is published, The Rebirthing of God is the recommended reading and Praying with the Earth is the shared prayer book for this retreat.

The Great Search 2 can be taken as a stand-alone retreat or in conjunction with The Great Search 1 and The Great Search 3 which can be attended in any order and at any of the participating retreat centers across the country or online.

For more information about John Philip Newell, Earth and Soul or The Great Search initiative, visit https://www.earthandsoul.org.

For more information about the retreat at Holy Wisdom Monastery, contact Pam Shellberg at pshellberg@holywisdommonastery.org or 608-836-1631, x126.

Schedule

Thursday

4:00-5:00 pm Check-in/Getting Settled
5:15 pm Dinner Monastery Guest Dining Room
6:30 pm Evening Prayer (please enter in silence) Monastery Assembly Room
7:15 pm Session 1: Introductory Presentation Monastery Assembly Room
8:30 pm Sacred Silence (until breakfast)

Friday

7:00-8:30 am Breakfast (continental for those staying at Holy Wisdom Monastery) Retreat & Guest House (RGH) Dining Room
8:45 am Morning Prayer (enter in silence) Monastery Assembly Room
9:15 am Break
9:30 am Session 2: Teaching I (enter in silence) Monastery Assembly Room
10:30 am Morning Break
10:45 am Session 3: Spiritual Practice I (enter in silence) Monastery Assembly Room
12:00 pm Lunch Monastery Guest Dining Room
1:30 pm Silence (siesta/reading/walking)
3:30 pm Session 4: Spiritual Practice II (enter in silence) Monastery Assembly Room
4:45 pm Afternoon Break
5:15 pm Dinner Monastery Guest Dining Room
6:30 pm Session 5: Teaching II (enter in silence) Monastery Assembly Room
7:30 pm Wine & Cheese Reception and Book Signing Monastery Gathering Area

Saturday

7:00-8:30 am Breakfast (continental for those staying at Holy Wisdom Monastery) RGH Dining Room
8:30 am Morning Prayer (enter in silence) Monastery Assembly Room
9:00 am Break
9:15 am Session 6: Teaching III (enter in silence) Monastery Assembly Room
10:15 am Morning Break
10:45 am Session 7: Thanksgiving (enter in silence) Monastery Assembly Room
12:00 pm Lunch Monastery Guest Dining Room

Dates/Times

4:00 pm, May 9 – 1:00 pm May 11, 2024

Cost

$340/person, includes program and meals, Thurs. dinner, Fri. lunch and dinner, Fri. book signing and reception, Sat. lunch; does NOT include lodging.

Limited scholarships are available. Please contact Pam Shellberg at pshellberg@holywisdommonastery.org or 608-836-1631, x126.

Lodging

Lodging is NOT included in the price of the retreat.

  • Lodging at Holy Wisdom Monastery during the retreat is now full.
  • We have a block of rooms for the retreat reserved at the Baymont Inn, 8102 Excelsior Dr, Madison, WI, seven miles away from the monastery. The rooms will be held until Apr. 9, 2024.
    • $199/night + tax, includes continental breakfast (it is graduation weekend at UW Madison, so rates are high, and many hotels are full this weekend).
    • To reserve your room at the Baymont Inn, call 608-831-7711 and ask for the Holy Wisdom – The Great Search block.

Leaders

John Philip Newell is a world renowned international Celtic spirituality teacher and founder of the School of Earth and Soul. He calls the modern world to reawaken to the sacredness of the Earth and every human being. He is an inspiring speaker, spiritual guide, evolutionary thinker and the author of more than 15 books. The award-winning Sacred Earth, Sacred Soul is his most recently published book, and The Great Search: Turning to Earth and Soul in the Quest for Healing and Home is scheduled to be released in August 2024.

Cami Twilling is the Director of Earth & Soul and facilitates the spiritual practice component of the Earth & Soul’s Annual Retreats. Cami is passionate about the relationship between spirituality and action and believes that spiritual vision and practice can play a vital role in helping to heal and transform our lives both individually and together.

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Register

Please register by May 1, 2024.

There is a 75% refund for cancellations until May 1, and a 50% refund for cancellations after May 1 until May 9, 2024.


Details

Start:
May 9 @ 4:00 pm
End:
May 11 @ 1:00 pm
Cost:
$340
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Venue

Holy Wisdom Monastery
4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Pam Shellberg
Phone
608-836-1631, x126
Email
pshellberg@holywisdommonastery.org

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4200 County Road M
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