Definition of cursillo in English:


Line breaks: cur|sillo
Pronunciation: /kəːˈsiːjəʊ
, -ˈsiːljəʊ/

noun (plural cursillos)

A short informal spiritual retreat by a group of Roman Catholics, especially in Spain or Latin America.
More example sentences
  • Please join the Cursillo family for our annual holiday celebration and social at St. Patrick Church of Merna on the corner of Route 9 and Towanda Barnes
  • This includes meeting and events calendar for English and Spanish language cursillos and ultreyas.


1950s: Spanish, 'little course'.

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