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St. Andrew's House Retreat Center

2024 NorthWest Teaching Retreat

2024 NorthWest Teaching Retreat
2024 NorthWest Teaching Retreat

Time & Location

Oct 16, 2024, 3:00 PM – Oct 20, 2024, 12:00 PM

St. Andrew's House Retreat Center, 7550 WA-106, Union, WA 98592, USA

Guests

About the event

Northwest Céile Dé Teaching Retreat

Oíde Sue Mosher will be joining us again at St Andrews bringing material that she and Sr. Fionn have selected for us.

Céile Dé annual residential teaching retreats are intensive, deliberately so, in order to create conditions that people are generally unable to manifest by themselves at home and in their everyday lives. This also gives people who are following the tradition an opportunity to receive sufficient material to work with until their next annual teaching retreat...

  • Days begin with meditation before breakfast.
  • Generally, there are two sessions of around one hour's duration every morning, with a break between for silent reflection. Afternoons are a similar shape, but there is more time available to spend in quiet reflection, either in Nature or indoors, as you wish.
  • There is another meditation, or some other spiritual practice, before dinner.
  • There is usually some free time after dinner - but optional events are available, giving retreatants the choice to rest a little - or stay intense!
  • Every day ends with a meditation around 9 pm, after which we go straight to bed and hope for rich dreams after a day filled with soul nourishment.

We aim to hold silence at all times outside of sessions.  Our annual gathering is a ‘Teaching Retreat’, because it is residential, the teaching sessions are supported by frequent contemplative practices, and because a peaceful silence is held at all times between teaching sessions in order to aid absorption of the powerful energies transmitted during teachings and practices. You can read more about the culture of silence at our teaching retreats HERE.

COVID/Illness Precautions

Precautions are likely to remain as they were last year: filters running in main areas, masking required during singing/chanting sessions but otherwise optional, diligent hand hygiene encouraged, and effort to open windows/doors and be outdoors when weather permits. We are monitoring current guidance around testing and will confirm whether or not tests are needed prior to arrival. Regardless, we do recommend everyone take extra care in the time leading up to retreat to minimize catching/bringing any invisible passengers, and of course to not come if you do come down with something contagious. We will have extra masks on hand, as well as rapid-tests in case anyone starts to feel unwell. If anyone becomes ill during the retreat, they would be expected to return home for everyone’s safety – taking our love and good wishes with them. We will reach out in advance with any changes or requests, and we will review guidelines on the first day of the retreat.

St Andrew's House Retreat Center

For more information about St Andrew's House including directions, accommodations, meals, dietary needs, and FAQ, please click https://www.saintandrewshouse.org/

Ongoing Community

Newcomers will have the opportunity to consider further, ongoing teachings and practices within groups in both WA and OR, that will offer a powerful container for those who seek a path that invites commitment and openness to real inner change.

Registration & Payment Information

  1. Registration is done online, but there is no online payment option this year. When you register, you will select the "Offline Payment" option.
  2. Payment must be by check, or you can reach out to Stacy or Carol if you require an electronic/alternate payment method.
  3. Once you complete your registration form, you will receive a confirmation by email.
  4. Please send your deposit immediately after registering, but no later than September 1st. Registration is not confirmed until deposit is received. (You may, of course, pay the entire balance at once if that works best for you.)
  5. Please make checks out to "NW Térmonn". Be sure to write "2024 Teaching Retreat" in the memo line of your check.
  6. Your deposit and any other payments will be applied to your invoice.
  7.  Full balance is due by October 1st

Mail checks to:

Carol Kenagy

63248 Rossby St.

Bend, OR 97703

Please Note: Unless you communicate with Carol, our Chapter Treasurer, if we do not receive your full payment by the deadline, your registration may be removed and someone else may take your place. Accommodation is possible on a case-by-case basis if you communicate your situation to the Chapter Treasurer.

Scholarships: Scholarships for retreat registration costs (but not for travel expenses) are available as Térmonn Trust funds allow. Be sure to pay your deposit by mail by September 1st and follow the instructions on the Scholarships page on this website.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Please be certain that you are committed to attending this retreat before you register. Your $100 deposit is not refundable, and if the deposit is not paid in a timely manner, we reserve the right to offer your place to someone else. Cancellations received before October 5th will receive refunds of the amount paid, minus the $100 deposit. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after October 5th, unless the reason is that the participant comes down with COVID, in which case a 50% refund will be available.

Donations to Térmonn Trust: If it is within your means and your heart to do so, please consider donating to the Térmonn Trust to help others in need attend this teaching retreat.

More Information: For more information about the retreat, or any difficulty with registration, email Stacy: seabhean@gmail.com.

Register

  • Pay By Check: Residential

    Sale ends: Oct 01, 11:50 PM

    Per person - shared room

    $580.00
  • Pay By Check: Non-Attendee

    Sale ends: Oct 15, 11:50 PM

    *Only for Caim members* who are not able to attend the retreat. This fee supports the teaching-portion of retreat costs (Oide travel expenses and handouts), as the handouts and recordings will be shared.

    $70.00
  • Oide

    Registration for Oide only

    $0.00

Total

$0.00

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