"Contemplative communities are more than ever necessary to counterbalance the deep resistance to maturity and evolution as a species. As Jung said in 1960, 'our technology is outpacing our consciousness'; we are at a crossroads and the coming together for contemplative practice and action is essential." ~ Brother Don Bisson
This program will be taught through Christian, Contemplative, Evolutionary, Prophetic, and Interspiritual lenses.
Jane Comerford, CSJ
Fr. Norm Comtois, OMI
Liz Walz, ASP
Rev. Matthew Wright
with Brother Don Bisson, FMS
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 framework for understanding this moment in history
Understand and apply the School lenses to your life circumstance: Christian, Contemplative, Evolutionary, Interspiritual, Prophetic.
During the five residential weekends, learning is both intellectual and experiential, nourishing both the head and the heart for the transformational journey. Each residential weekend will have specific learning outcomes related to the content for that weekend.
Weekends consist of:
Between residential weekends, learning continues through a commitment to daily practice, group meetings or video calls, and study.
This program is designed for beginner and experienced meditators alike. People from any faith tradition, or none, who are interested in the Christian contemplative tradition.
Tuition for the nine-month program, materials, and room and board for five weekend sessions is $2,800 if paid in two or more installments, or $2,500 if paid in full by September 1, 2021. Financial aid is available.
The School qualifies for 8 Religious Studies CEUs through Our Lady of the Elms College!
For more information on the 2021-2022 Genesis Contemplative Living School, please contact JComerford@GenesisSpiritualCenter.org
413-562-3627 ext. 105