A Lenten Reflection: Emily Malbone Morgan, Lay Leader and Contemplative
Enjoy this wonderful Lenten reflection video, featuring background on Emily Malbone Morgan and the SCHC.
Episcopalians Remember Emily Malbone Morgan on February 25th
Emily Malbone Morgan, the founder of the Companions, is celebrated February 25 in the Episcopal Church’s liturgical calendar. We received an invitation to preach at Yale Divinity School's Berkeley Center in February. The subject: why Miss Morgan has a place
Adelynrood Summer 2023 Programming Announced
Adelynrood Retreat and Conference Center opened in 1914 as a summer retreat house for members of The Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross. With libraries and places to pray nestled throughout the building and its quiet gardens, Adelynrood
Come to Adelynrood for the Libraries
We would love for you to drop in, introduce yourself to the hostess (and get a name-tag), and find yourself a rocking chair or armchair for the afternoon.
Adelynrood is Opening for Summer
Good news! Adelynrood, the Companions’ retreat and conference center in northeastern Massachusetts, is reopening for its summer season! We’re excited to launch a new website for Adelynrood, https://adelynrood.org.
Holy Cross Day: A Special Feast Day for Companions
It is Holy Cross Day, 2021. Companions celebrate this occasion at Adelynrood, our beloved home base and retreat center, with a procession to what we call the “Great Cross.” It stands on a granite outcropping, reminding us who we are
We Remember Her
Each year, Companions gather in a memorial service to remember our sisters who have died in the past year. We celebrate lives well lived and mark a Companion’s move to what we lovingly call the Paradise Chapter.
The Call of Spiritual Direction
Sometimes the “changes and chances of this life,” instead of wearing us down, present us with something life-giving instead. Which is how I found myself drawn to spiritual direction.