Envisioning the Future: Living from a Contemplative Heart

Imagine new ways to live out our commitment to love, compassion, justice and right relationships.

Cynthia Bourgeault and Nancy Sylvester, IHM

Held at River’s Edge (3430 Rocky River Drive, Cleveland, Ohio 44111)
Related: Wednesday night book study at Trinity

Friday, October 18
6:30 p.m. registration
7-9 p.m.
Friday Night Only Fee: $50   
Trinity Church Members Fee:  $40
Saturday, October 19
8:30 a.m. registration
9 a.m.-9 p.m.
4:30 p.m. Optional Mass

 

Sunday, October 20
9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Full Weekend Fee: $300 
(includes coffee, lunch and dinner on Saturday)

To register, contact the Rev. Kay Rackley at krackley@dohio.org or 216-774-0418

Conference Sponsored Jointly by the Institute for Communal Contempaltive and Dialogue and River’s Edge.

We are living at the edge of profound crisis and chaos demanding a new vision. Cynthia Bourgeault’s keynote Friday evening will set the context for exploring how to envision a future rooted in a commitment to contemplation. Throughout the weekend, Cynthia together with Nancy Sylvester and other staff from the Institute for Communal Contemplation and Dialogue will guide participants to draw deeply from the touchstone of one’s faith and spirituality to imagine new ways to live out our commitment to love, compassion, justice and right relationships.

Cynthia Bourgeault is a modern day mystic, Episcopal priest, author, course facilitator, and internationally known retreat leader. She passionately promotes the meditative practice of Centering Prayer, offers immensely popular Wisdom Schools worldwide, and is the founding Director and Principal Teacher for The Contemplative Society.

Nancy Sylvester, IHM, is founder and President of the Institute for Communal Contemplation and Dialogue. She spent ten years as National Coordinator of NETWORK, and serves in congregational leadership including the Presidency of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious—1998-2001. She is a known national and international speaker, an author, a designer and facilitator of contemplative/dialogue processes.