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Anam Cara

An Ongoing Women’s Group of Brigid’s Place, Houston

We meet at Christ Church Cathedral

on the First Monday evening of Each Month.


Join us as we Birth a new Women’s Spirituality Group at Brigid’s Place.

This is a time to meet one another and to learn what it means to be a soul friend.  We are Women joining together, opening our hearts to one another, awakening our inner lights and letting the beauty of our soul flow together on this journey called Life.

John O’Donohue describes an AnamCara in this way …

Anam is the Gaelic word for soul and cara is the word for friend.  So anam cara is the Celtic word for “soul friend”.  With an anam cara you can share your innermost self, your mind and your heart.  This friendship is an act of recognition and belonging.  When you have an anam cara, your friendship cuts across all convention, morality, and category.  You are joined in an ancient and eternal way with the “friend of your soul.”  The Celtic understanding did not set limitations of space or time on the soul.  This art of belonging awakens and fosters a deep and special companionship.”

This ongoing circle of women will enjoy friendship and grow together spiritually through book studies, art making, and the sharing of sacred times together.

The Friendship of Women (the Hidden Tradition of the Bible)

We are currently studying The Friendship of Women by Joan Chittister.  Copies will be available for purchase at our meetings, as well as being available at the Cathedral Bookstore.


Women’s Group Schedule:
First Monday evening of each Month, 6:30 to 8:30

McGehee Room of Christ Church Cathedral at 1117 Texas Ave
Free parking across San Jacinto in the Cathedral parking garage.


There is no charge for this ongoing group, but please register so we have an idea of the number of participants to expect.

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