More than 50 SSIO members from Croatia and Slovenia organised a zonal retreat in Rovinj, Croatia, from 13th–15th October 2017, titled “Hands in the Society, Head in the Forest.” Various SSIO speakers shared enthusiastically of their knowledge on spiritual topics. The idyllic setting of beautiful natural surroundings, along with the wonderful company of fellow spiritual seekers, promoted a sense of unity and friendship among the participants.