Promise of Belonging

Celebrating Fourteen Irish women who made a promise of belonging

as Beguines November 24th 2019 at An Croí Wisdom Institute.

These woman have journeyed for two years with their ‘inspirers’ Geraldine Holton and Carmel Boyle who extended the invitation to join them as beguines. These women are now deepening their journey by making a promise of belonging to God, to others and all of creation and to the An Croí Intentional Spiritual Community.

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Official Launch December 8th 2017

The new movement of the An Croí Beguines initiated by Geraldine and Carmel is a continuation of their life-long commitment to the spiritual life and a response to the movement of the Spirit. They were initially described by others as being ‘like the beguines’ but it was on February 1st 2017 that they took the decision to identify themselves as Beguines and on August 3rd 2017 they settled on the title ‘An Croí Beguines’. On December 8th 2017 the movement is officially launched at An Croí .