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Mystical Heart: Spiritual Direction in the Light of Contemplation

15-16 August, 2022

Santa Casa Retreat Centre, Queenscliff and Online

This year, this mystic heart formation offering for spiritual directors and those interested in contemplation, assists participants to enter into the silent ground of their heart, and access and integrate the wisdom of the spiritual senses, to bodily knowing.  From this ground of being centered in divine Love and living in the flow of Trinitarian joy, we will be present to personal, ancestral and collective trauma that is arising at this time in our evolutionary oneing into God.

This course will be offered online as an intensive over two days.  Each day will consist of: 

- three teaching sessions of 90 minutes with a focus on meditation and deepening practices

- morning, afternoon and evening guided meditation developing and practicing ways of prayer that are an expression of this wisdom

- opportunity for small group sharing in confidential, trustworthy, sacred spaciousness where participants are safe to explore the depths of the Spirit’s drawing.

- guided body prayer through Tai Chi and Qi-gong.  

- two follow up zoom sessions to enable the integration and stabilising of the learnings

Click here for more information and to register.

Or contact Robyn Fitzgerald (rbyn@conversationsoftheheart.com.au

 

 

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Seasonal Conversations for Pastoral Practice

Via Zoom 7 - 8:30 pm

Autumn Conversations - Wednesday 30 March 2022
LGBTQ+ Perspectives for Pastoral Care - with Teash Taylor and AJ Jensen

Winter Conversations - Wednesday 15 June 2022
'Tech-Connect'. Can We Facilitate Meaningful Connections? - with Beate Steller

Spring Conversations - Wednesday 31 August 2022
Spirituality in Crisis. Coming Alongside in Trauma, ICU, Emergency, Transplants and Palliative Care - with Joseph Park and Jo Sullivan

Summer Conversations - Wednesday 30 November 2022
Tapping into the Unconscious Through Art Making - with Kate Thornley

BOOKINGS:https://events.humanitix.com/seasonal-conversations-for-pastoral-practice

Enquiries: jo.spiritlevel@gmail.com                        www.transformingpractices.com.au

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In the Company of Women: Creative Encounters

Stand alone weekends spread across the year

with Elizabeth Lee

St Mary’s Towers Retreat Centre, Douglas Park  NSW

22-24 July 2022 • Woman with the Haemorrhage
7-9 October 2022 • Woman at the Tomb
25-27 November 2022 • Woman with an Angel

Further information:
https://visionandaction.com.au/upcoming-retreat-in-the-company-of-women-creative-encounters/

Each weekend is an opportunity for us all, women and men, to hear and see the Good News through the words and the lives of named and unnamed women in the Gospels and allow these women to speak into your life.
There will be the opportunity to enter and explore each story through Lectio Divina, poetry, Visio Divina, photography, labyrinth walks, art, midrash and silence.  Spiritual accompaniment will also be available with the retreat team.
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Unfinished Business: Celebrating Anglican Women’s Ministry in Australia

A NATIONAL CONFERENCE

to be held at Christ Church St Laurence, 812 George Street, Sydney,

16-18 September 2022

Thirty years after the Anglican Church in Australia ordained women priests, MOW is organising a conference that will honour those who fought for women’s ordination over many years and celebrate the courage and service of ordained women, be they deacons, priests, bishops or archbishops.

If you wish to be included on the conference mailing list, please email secretary@mowatch.com.au

https://mowatch.com.au/unfinished-business-celebrating-anglican-womens-ministry-in-australia/

 

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4th Friday Labyrinth Walks at the Centennial Park Labyrinth  10 am 
Facilitated by Elizabeth Lee

 Walking the Labyrinth with the Beloved in John’s Gospel

Each fourth Friday of the month we will take a different excerpt of The Gospel of John opening to the interplay of images, words, symbols, metaphors, silence, nature, walking, community and prayer. Let us see where we are drawn, led, or invited as we open ourselves to the Divine Mystery. Once again inspired by Sally Longley’s book “Walking the Labyrinth with the Beloved in John’s Gospel,” 

Contact:  Elizabeth Lee 0422 932 044 or Elizabeth.lee@visionandaction.com.au

Dates for 2022

 27 May – 24 June –  22 July – 26 August – 23 September – 28 October – 25 November

RSVP is helpful but not essentialAll are welcome

 

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Twilight Songs and Praise of Taize 

First and Third Thursdays of the month Online

Next one is Thursday 7 April 2022.  5:30 - 6:15 pm AEDT

with Trish Watts in partnership with Pitt Street Uniting Church Sydney

No registraion required, just use this link.

Online Zoom link  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81654122724?pwd=ZEpITjdSQ3gwQXd3Vk1YZ09mOExtdz09

Meeting ID: 816 5412 2724
Passcode: SANCTUS

If you have any questions, contact Trish: soul.voice@bigpond.com or office@pittstreetuniting.org.au

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Reflection Mornings 2022 at the Grail

Conversations with Silence with Sally Longley

Six Reflection Mornings will focus on Conversations with Silence by Australian pastor, retreat leader and spiritual director, Sally Longley. 

All are welcome to these sessions held monthly on Tuesdays: 1 March, 5 April, 10 May, 21 June, 26 July and 30 August from 10am to 12 noon

Venue: The Grail Centre*, 22McHatton St, North Sydney. For more information or to order a copy of the book, please contact Tricia Gemmell at pgemmell@tpg.com.au.

You will need to read a chapter before each meeting.

For more information or to order a copy of the book, please contact Tricia Gemmell at pgemmell@tpg.com.au.

Here is what Michael Whelan, SM, has to say about Conversation with Silence:

Sally Longley reminds us of a forgotten truth: Words of substance are born of silence and bear fruit in silence.  It is a wise and healing book.

 

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Seeing with Fresh Eyes: Encountering the Risen Christ

A 6 Day Guided Contemplative Photography Retreat

 

St Mary’s Towers Retreat Centre Douglas Park, NSW

27th May - 2 June 2022

This 6-day guided retreat provides an opportunity to see with fresh eyes and hear with fresh ears as we contemplate our world with a camera and listen to the Post Resurrection encounters with the Risen Christ as recorded in the Gospels.

A combination of scriptural reflections, guided contemplative photographic practices, small group contemplative listening circles and labyrinth walks along with silence, time for prayer, spiritual accompaniment, and the celebration of the Eucharist will offer you the opportunity to See with Fresh Eyes and be invited to encounter the Risen Christ.

Further information:
https://visionandaction.com.au/upcoming-retreat-seeing-with-fresh-eyes-encountering-the-risen-christ/

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Contemplative Prayer

A Contemplative Prayer Gathering for those who wish to meet the Beloved in their home sacred space.
 

As we cannot meet physically at present, each week on Wednesdays at 6pm we invite you to light a candle, sit in your sacred space, and join us across the spaces that separate for a time of silent listening.
 

Ready for each Wednesday evening, participants will be emailed, in advance, a guided meditation to accompany their contemplative practice.  To receive these offerings in your inbox, email Debbie at Merthyr Road Uniting Church, New Farm, QLD: office@mruca.org.au

 

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Online Dance Chapels 

Hosted by Cynthia Winton-Henry and The Hidden Monastery by World Community of Christian Meditation 
 

The Dance Chapel- using stillness, connection, movement, song and prayer. Come move, sing, and honor each other’s bodyspirit in these times…

These chapels recognize and enjoy the diverse body-wisdom or all spiritual lineages and led by leaders from North America and Australia. A variety of times available.  

All are welcome.  

For more details and to register to receive the links visit the Hidden Monastery Chapel page

 

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Live webcasts from Bonnevaux Centre for Peace

Hosted by the World Community for Christian Meditation

The WCCM hosts several live sessions each week from the International Meditation and Retreat Centre of The World Community for Christian Meditation and the Bonnevaux Community in near Poitiers, France, including mediation, yoga, contemplative eucharist, and courses.

The regular live events are published on this page:

 https://wccm.org/live-webcasts/

 

 

To list your event here, contact events@eremos.org.au.