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Welcoming applications! Genesis School for Contemplative Living, 2019 - 2020

3/14/2019 |

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Welcoming applications!  The Genesis School for Contemplative Living is a formation program for the contemplative journey, rooted in the Christian wisdom tradition in an emerging, interspiritual, ecological and socially engaged framework. During five residential weekends between September 2019 and May 2020, learning is both intellectual and experiential, nourishing both the head and the heart for the transformational journey. Between residential weekends, learning continues through a commitment to daily practice, group meetings or video calls, and study.
   

Participants will:

  • Develop a daily contemplative practice
  • Create a Rule of Life
  • Integrate skillfulness in daily life and dealing with difficult emotions; cultivate embodied spirituality
  • Aquire an intellectual and theological framework for understanding this moment in history.
  • Understand and apply the School lenses to your life circumstance: Christian, Contemplative, Evolutionary, Interspiritual, Prophetic.

Core Faculty

Jane Comerford, CSJ

Christina Leano

Liz Walz

Rev. Matthew Wright

with Br. Don Bisson, FMS and Dr. Robert Jonas

 

This program is designed for beginner and experienced meditators alike. People of any faith tradition, or none, who are interested in the Christian contemplative tradition.  The School qualifies for Religious Studies CEUs through Our Lady of the Elms College.

 

For more information and the application, contact JComerford@GenesisSpiritualCenter.org  413-562-3627 ext. 105 or visit GenesisSpiritualCenter.org.  Applications are due June 30, 2019.

 

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