Writing Ourselves Whole

July 21, 2021 @ 2:00PM — July 23, 2021 @ 1:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Writing Workshop and Retreat

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Join us at the Well of Mercy for a 2 Night Writing Workshop & Retreat

There are currently no tickets available for this event, but you can still make a donation.

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Writing Ourselves Whole


Come explore the benefits writing can provide—physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.

In this workshop you’ll learn and practice simple yet profound ways to use words to heal, to transform, and to grow, as well as to reflect on the way Spirit is working in your life. These methods can also be used to create stories, poems, and/or essays.

Our time together will be ideal for beginners as well as for seasoned writers as we renew and deepen our relationship with God, self, and others.

Well of Mercy offers a beautiful space to connect with yourself, nature and Spirit. Take this time and space for yourself.

Please register early as this retreat is limited to 10 participants.

MAUREEN RYAN GRIFFIN has taught the art and craft of writing for over thirty years through a wide variety of venues, including Chautauqua Institution, the John C. Campbell Folk School, and Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina. An award-winning poetry and nonfiction writer, she’s published in Calyx, Chelsea, Cincinnati Poetry Review, The Texas Review, and The Chautauquan Daily, among others. Her books include Spinning Words into Gold, a Hands-On Guide to the Craft of Writing; How Do I Say Goodbye, a Companion in Grieving, Healing, and Gratitude; THE TAG, I’M IT! Daily Journal and Practice; and her latest collection of poetry, Ten Thousand Cicadas Can’t Be Wrong. Maureen offers individual coaching, as well as writing classes, through her business, WordPlay (www.wordplaynow.com).


If you have questions, please contact our office at 704-539-5449,

Wednesday - Saturday 10a-5pm.

We understand that things may come up in your busy life to prevent you from being able to attend as planned. There is a $50 non-refundable registration fee (fee is non-transferable to another retreat). Note: cancellations within 7-days of the event, there is no refund. In these cases we will consider your payment a donation to our on-going ministry. You may sell or gift to a friend.

Well of Mercy is a ministry of hospitality and healing

sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.


Well of Mercy provides a quiet sanctuary and sacred space

for adult individuals to seek right relationship with self, others, God and creation.