Christopher McCauley is a spiritual director and teacher, retreat leader, and host of international pilgrimages.
The spiritual path is always a path of each soul encountering their true self. That very personal journey can be lonely and sometimes confusing. Spiritual Directors are today’s trained soul companions who accompany you on this sacred journey to your own heart and a depth encounter with the Holy. If you are considering getting a spiritual director and would like to explore doing that work in person or by phone, I would be pleased to have that conversation with you.
For centuries men and women have made Pilgrimages to holy places. A pilgrimage is an intentional journey to a beautiful and sacred place to encounter the Holy. Group Pilgrimages are a particular way to make a safe, enjoyable trip in the company of loving people. For years, I have selected some extraordinary place each year for a special Pilgrimage. This year, we return to Italy for Discovering Sacred Beauty: A Pilgrimage to Venice and Padua. There are only a few spots left!
It is a beautiful spring day here in Pasadena. Citrus in bloom, cherry blossoms, purple wisteria, the smell of jasmine, red tomatoes and hot peppers flowering, and somewhere an owl is hooting. The sweet perfume of all this burst of budding fragrance is sending both the bees and me down to prayer. In the second … Continue reading Three Invitations for Spiritual Experiences
September 27–October 7, 2018 A contemplative, eleven-day journey through one the most beautiful parts of Italy—Venice & Padua—and the sacred beauty that has inspired people across the centuries Highlights Four (4) days in Padua, home of St. Anthony Live in the Casa Pellegrino, Padua Visits to the Basilica of St. Anthony, plus churches, gardens, sacred … Continue reading Discovering Sacred Beauty: A Pilgrimage to Venice