The Shape of a Céile Dé Teaching Retreat
Céile Dé annual in-person teaching retreats are designed to be intense, deliberately so, in order to create conditions that people are generally unable to manifest by themselves at home and in their everyday lives. Our hope is that this environment will foster a greater ability to recognize one's habitual patterns and to absorb and respond to that which is transmitted in and with the teachings -- and that some of those effects will travel home with each retreatant. Typically:
Our annual gathering is a ‘Teaching Retreat’, because it is residential, the teaching sessions are supported by contemplative practices throughout the day, and a peaceful silence is held at all times between teaching sessions and meals in order to support absorption of the powerful energies transmitted during teachings and practices. Please read about The Gift of Silence at Céile Dé Teaching Retreats.
As we learn to live with a pandemic, each one of us is called upon to discern our own way forward, in the light of what feels right for us and our families. This means that there are additional factors that you will need to consider BEFORE you register. Please take the time to read our Terms & Conditions and digest them thoroughly.
Places are limited, so please pay your deposit of $100 promptly to reserve your place. If you are applying for a scholarship, your deposit is due by December 15. Balances are due by January 15. If your balance remains unpaid after that date and we have not heard from you, we will assume that you have cancelled your registration and will offer your place to someone on the waiting list.
Your registration fee covers your own accommodations and the cost of travel and accommodations for an ordained Céile Dé teacher. A separate offering for the teachings themselves -- called Deercc in the Céile Dé tradition -- is expected from each retreatant at the conclusion of the retreat. For more information, please see Deercc: A Spiritual Practice ~ The Ancient Art of Giving.
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Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received before January 15 will receive refunds of the amount paid, minus the $100 deposit. No refund will be made for cancellations after January 15, unless we can fill your place. Please see the Terms & Conditions for more details on the cancellation policy.