53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085 • 413.562.3627
Date:July 5th-10th, 2020.

Sunday - Friday

During this retreat, Diarmuid will the illuminate the spiritual journey of a small but rapidly growing Christian movement of those who seek to transcend inherited religions precisely because their enlarged sense of adult maturity requires them to do so.  Diarmuid’s presentations will be through live stream video. 

The format for the retreat is as follows:

9:00 - 9:30am Contemplative Prayer (optional)

9:30 - 10:30am Session 1

10:30-11:00am Break

11:00-noon Session 2

Break for Lunch

2:00 - 3:30pm Session 3

7:00 - 8:00pm Heart Centered Meditation or on-site offering (optional)


Please note:  Registration has closed as of 1:00 pm on Thursday, July 2.  Thank you.

Diarmuid O’Murchu, MSC, PhD

Diarmuid O'Murchu, a member of the Sacred Heart Missionary Order, and a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin Ireland, is a social psychologist most of whose working life has been in social ministry, predominantly in London, UK. In that capacity he has worked as a couple's counsellor, in bereavement work, AIDS-HIV counselling, and, in more recent times, with homeless people and refugees. As a workshop leader and group facilitator he has worked in Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, The Philippines, Thailand, India, Peru and in several African countries, facilitating programs on Adult Faith Development. His best known books include Quantum Theology (1996 - revised in 2004),  Ancestral Grace (2008), Jesus in the Power of Poetry (2009), Christianity's Dangerous Memory (2011), In the Beginning was the Spirit (2012),  God in the Midst of Change (2013) and On Being a Postcolonial Christian (2014).  He now lives in Dublin, Ireland.


Try living one day without any unhealthy thoughts. It may be very difficult, but try another day, until it becomes habitual, and life will move in the direction of becoming healthy, vital, and alive.
- Norman Vincent Peale