A Life Fully Open to Love

A Weekend Retreat with Paula D'Arcy

"Only love sustains us and gives us courage for the journey.
                                                          - Paula D'Arcy

During this weekend retreat, psychologist, author, retreat leader, playwright and founder of the Red Bird Foundation, Paula D'Arcy will offer a deeper understanding of what it means to truly open our hearts and our lives to love. In doing so, she will share how we bring a powerful source of compassion into our personal relationships and the broader context of the world. The weekend will include presentations, reflection, journaling, shared meals, solitude, time to enjoy the seaside setting and seven-circuit labyrinth, and a book signing social.

The retreat will begin on Friday, November 8, with dinner at 5:30 p.m. and conclude on Sunday, November 10, at noon. Cost of the weekend is $375 for a single room and $325 for a double occupancy room (Please indicate with whom you will room as Mercy by the Sea does not select roommates. Commuters are also welcome to attend for a cost of $175, which includes the program and Friday and Saturday dinners and Saturday lunch.

PLEASE NOTE THAT NO ON-SITE ROOMS ARE AVAILABLE, TO BE PUT ON A WAITING LIST, PLEASE CONTACT ROSEMARY JONES IN GUEST SERVICES ARE 203.245.0401, EXT. 114, OR EMAIL HER AT ROSEMARY@MERCYBYTHESEA.ORG.  

COMMUTER SPACES ARE AVAILABLE, YOU CAN REGISTER BELOW OR CALL ROSEMARY.

Paula D’Arcy is a writer, playwright, retreat leader and conference and seminar speaker. In 2001 she established The Red Bird Foundation, which supports the growth and spiritual development of those in need throughout the world, including men and women in prison. The foundation has sponsored two international gatherings of women known as WOMENSPEAK, conferences which honor the woman’s voice as a force of peace and healing for the world. A former psychotherapist, Paula survived the loss of her husband and young daughter in an accident in 1975. She was three months pregnant at the time. Among her best-selling books are Gift of the Red Bird, Waking Up to This Day, and When People Grieve. Paula's newest works include Stars at Night: When Darkness Unfolds as Light (2016) and Winter of the Heart: Finding Your Way through the Mystery of Grief (2018). Paula’s books are sold in the Mercy by the Sea bookstore and on Amazon Smile.

Sessions:  1
Dates:  11/8/2019 to 11/10/2019
Instructor:  Paula D'Arcy
Fees: 
$175.00   (Commuter)
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