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Singing in the Hildegarden: A Weekend for Women

“We cannot live in a world that is not our own, in a world that is interpreted for us by others. An interpreted world is not a home. Part of the terror is to take back our own listening, to use our own voice, to see our own light.”

- Hildegard of Bingen

A Restorative Retreat for Women Inspired by St. Hildegard of Bingen

With St. Hildegard (1098-1179) as our guide, we will enter an ancient sacred garden of love and wisdom, where we will be nourished by songs of heart, including selections from Hildegardʼs powerful music received from the “ living light.”  We will also explore Hildegard's art, holistic medicine, and profound spiritual teachings to cultivate this generative garden of timeless love.

Some of the women on this retreat have been participating for several years, some are coming for the first time.  All are warmly welcomed and valued.  If you have any concerns about your singing abilities, please know that all you need is an open and willing heart.  You will be singing freely before you know it.  Welcome home.

Thursday, August 13, to Sunday, August 16, 2020
The retreat begins at 7:00pm on Thursday and concludes with the noon meal on Sunday.
Cost of $410 includes $50 non-refundable deposit, overnight accommodations and meals.

Susan Lincoln is an inspiring classical singer and teacher from Austin, Texas.  After a 1999 pivotal experience at the Abbey of St. Hildegard of Bingen in Germany, Susan made a commitment to helping women heal through the power of their own voices with Hildegard as our guide.  She is the founder of Hilde Girls in Austin, now celebrating 20 wonderful years!  Susan has an exuberant spirit, passionate curiosity, empathic heart, and two precious granddaughters who keep her young at heart!  Born and raised in Davenport, Iowa, she is grateful to be “returning home" to the Midwest for this retreat.

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ging in the Hildegarden

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