Lovingkindness Meditation Residential Retreat

Loving Oneself and Others

St. Leo Abbey is part of a peaceful monastery set in the rolling and wooded  hills of Pasco County. Participants will enjoy:

  • Teachings of the 4 divine abodes: lovingkindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity
  • Sitting and walking meditation for beginning and experienced meditators
  • Plenty of question and answer periods for students.
  • Easy access to outside garden spaces for periods of walking meditation
  • Delicious meals, dinner Friday through lunch Sunday, provided by the St. Leo Abbey staff
  • Clean recently refurbished rooms

Course Taught by Peter Carlson
Peter has practiced meditation for more than thirty years and taught Vipassana (Insight) Meditation for more than twenty years. His training includes three-month courses at the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, MA. Peter is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in private practice in Winter Park, Florida.

When: 7:30 PM Friday December 8 – Noon Sunday, December 10, 2017

Where: St. Leo Abbey, 33601 State Road 52, Saint Leo, Florida 33574

Please bring: A comprehensive packing list will be sent to registered retreatants

Cost: $205, plus consider Dana (donation) to the teacher.

To Register: Contact Andy Quinn at 863-683-9600 or by email. Cost is $205, plus consider Dana (donation) to the teacher.To reserve your spot, send fee to:  Andrew Quinn,   215 E.Bay St. Suite 5, Lakeland FL 33801.