53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085 • 413.562.3627
Event:**ON SITE or ZOOM** LIVE STREAM WITH DIARMUID O'MURCHU: PANDEMIC: A NEW HORIZON FOR ECOLOGICAL SPIRITUALITY
Date:July 2nd-7th, 2021.

 

On site stay will begin with 6 p.m. supper on Friday, July 2, and conclude with 12Noon lunch on Wednesday, July 7. 

For those participating at home, the Zoom schedule will be announced closer to the time of the event.  

 

Everybody's hopes focus on the promised vaccine, which will resolve the symptoms of the virus, but not its causes. This is a virus with a global message from a tortured earth and the destructive interference of rapacious humans. It is a wake-up call for all of us to reclaim our integrity as Earthlings, and learn to live with our Earth in a wiser and more discerning way. 

 

On-site cost: $615. Includes private room and meals, access to group Zoom on-site, as well as Genesis' contmplative spaces, grounds and Arboretum.

Zoom (stay-at-home) cost: $435.  

$150 deposit.

 

Leader:  Diarmuid O'Murchu, MSC

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Diarmuid O'Murchu, MSC, is a member of the Sacred Heart Missionary Order, and a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. He is a social psychologist most of whose working life has been in social ministry, predominantly in London, UK. In that capacity he has worked as a couple's counsellor, in bereavement work, AIDS-HIV counselling, and, in more recent times, with homeless people and refugees. As a workshop leader and group facilitator he has worked in Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, The Philippines, Thailand, India, Peru and in several African countries, facilitating programmes on Adult Faith Development. His best known books include Quantum Theology (1996 - revised in 2004),  Ancestral Grace (2008), Jesus in the Power of Poetry (2009), Christianity's Dangerous Memory (2011), In the Beginning was the Spirit (2012),  God in the Midst of Change (2013) and On Being a Postcolonial Christian (2014).  He now lives in Dublin, Ireland.




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The Earth is a communion of subjects, not a collection of objects.
- Thomas Berry