Welcome to a Place of Peace
Adelynrood is a retreat and conference center owned and operated by The Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross.
We offer women and men an opportunity to visit and to discover new resources for spiritual development through conferences and workshops, as well as individual or group retreats.
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Poetry in the Realm of the Spirit: Devotional Poetry in the Literature of Spain and Latin America
October 18 (Saturday 9:00 - 4:00)
Leader: Rhina P. Espaillat
devotional writing of five centuries of Spanish and Latin American poets
will be used to inspire workshop participants in the composing of their
own devotional poems. Such diverse authors as 16th Century Spanish
mystic, St. John of the Cross, and contemporary Dominican poet,
journalist and teacher, Cesar Sanchez Beras, of Massachusetts will be
considered to help participants to be aware of the widely divergent
styles of devotional poetry and the role of poetry in the life of the
Adelynrood also has private rooms available mid-May through September for individuals
who would like to spend unstructured time in a community of prayer and hospitality.
are invited to hold their meetings at Adelynrood.
For Individual Reservations, Contact: DeeMcManus@Adelynrood.org
For Group Reservations, Contact: GeneralManager@Adelynrood.org
The Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross is a community of women, Christ's disciples,
called by God to a life of prayer, transformation and reconciliation within ourselves, within our
Companionship, within our faith communities, and within the whole creation.
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