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On this page you'll find:

       • postings about upcoming events,

       • information on booking an event, and

       • information on spiritual direction with Carl McColman.

At the bottom of the page is a contact form. 

Upcoming Events

Online Event: The Path of the Awakened Heart (July 31,2021)

Authors Colette Lafia and Carl McColman join together to lead this special online program celebrating the wisdom of the heart. Sponsored by the East West Bookshop of Mountain View California. …

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Online Day of Reflection for Patrons: Transfiguration (August 7, 2021)

Four times a year I offer an online Quiet Day/Day of Reflection for the generous patrons who support the Anamchara website/blog/knowledge base through Patreon. The next such quiet day will …

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In-Person Retreat: Praying with the English Mystics (August 16-20, 2021)

After almost 18 months of doing only online retreats and programs, I am thrilled to announce my first in-person event of 2021, at beautiful Mepkin Abbey in South Carolina! This …

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Online Class: Introduction to Christian Mysticism (August 21, 2021)

This online program is sponsored by Zeitgeist Atlanta. For more information or to register, click here. Zeitgeist — Atlanta’s Home for the Spiritually Independent and their friends — is offering …

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Online Course: Christian Mystics and Spiritual Companionship (September 9-30)

I’m so pleased to be partnering with Spiritual Directors International to offer this four-part series on spiritual direction/accompaniment and the Christian mystical tradition. Watch this video to get a taste, …

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Online Course: Wisdom of the Desert (September 27-October 22, 2021)

Explore the wisdom, wit, and spiritual insight of the Desert Mothers and Fathers in this four-week online course, sponsored by Columbia Theological Seminary’s Center for Lifelong Learning. The course counts …

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Invite Carl McColman to Speak to Your Community

Carl McColman is available for a limited number of events, in person or online.

Author and speaker Carl McColman loves to share his passion for Christian prayer, contemplative living, interfaith dialogue, and other dimensions of spiritual wisdom with groups and communities of all sizes and shapes: young or old, clergy or lay, religious or secular, ecumenical or interspiritual. He enjoys working in a variety of settings: with local or regional gatherings of churches or other faith communities, in seminary or other academic contexts, as well as experiential or retreat circles.

Click here to learn more about booking an event with Carl, or fill out the inquiry form below.

Spiritual Direction with Carl McColman

Trappist monk Brother Elias Marechal, OCSO chats with Carl McColman.

Spiritual Direction is a process of cultivating a deeper relationship with God through an ongoing conversation of reflecting on your spiritual journey with a companion — a spiritual director, guide, or "soul friend" to use the lovely Celtic term for this kind of ministry.

This is for anyone who seeks to grow closer to God and to cultivate a more meaningful and conscious relationship with the Divine Presence. You do not have to be a monk, nun, priest or minister to receive (or give) spiritual direction. Historically, this ministry flourished especially among the "ordinary" folks.

Click here to learn more about spiritual direction with Carl, or fill out the inquiry form below.

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