Definition of cursillo in US English:

cursillo

nounPlural cursillos

  • A short informal spiritual retreat by a group of Roman Catholics, organized mainly by lay people and originally developed in Spain.

    • ‘This includes meeting and events calendar for English and Spanish language cursillos and ultreyas.’
    • ‘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’

Origin

1950s: Spanish, ‘little course’.

Pronunciation

cursillo

/kərˈsē(l)yō/