This retreat stresses the inter-relatedness of the spiritual journey and the evolutionary story. It will explore foundational topics of ecology, mysticism, and cosmology through the following - Group meditation and Four Directions body prayer - Daily teachings on a particular theme, including Sacredness of Creation, Paradigm Shift, Awakening Consciousness, Centration, Cataclysm and Radiance - Reflective exercises to personalize and integrate daily themes - Rituals, sharing, ample time for reflection and pensive exploration of over 100 scenic acres at Stella Niagara
Co-guides, Denise, Norman, and Dorothy bring their respective expertise in ecology, cosmology, and mysticism in the converging wisdom and understanding of the unitive nature of all that is.
Denise Turcotte, CSC is a member of Sisters of Earth, is a naturalist and Coordinator of the Justice and Environment Mission Group for the Sisters of Holy Cross. Norman Comtois, OMI is associated with the Oblate Ecological Initiative. He teaches the Story of the Universe as the context for exploring one's religious and spiritual experience. Dorothy Landry, CAGS is a certified teacher of the Diamond Approach, a contemporary spiritual teaching that assists students to realize their essential mystical nature in everyday life.
Retreat begins with Wednesday/19 dinner and ends with Tuesday/25 lunch.
Cost: $615. For more information and to register: Stella Niagara Retreats