Posts made in March, 2017

Eco-Spirituality Reading Circle with Anne Boyd: Tuesday 9 May, 5.00 – 6.30 pm

Posted on Mar 30, 2017

Eco-Spirituality Reading Circle  meets every second Tuesday of the months of February until November in the O’Connor/Pilkington Rooms between 5.00–6.30 pm. 2017 Dates: BOOK 9 May, BOOK 13 June, BOOK 11 July, BOOK 8 August, BOOK 12 September, BOOK 10 October, BOOK 14 November. You are welcome to join regularly or for any month. Each month the group will explore the writings of an author or a collection of writings around a theme. If texts are not available, electronic copies will be emailed prior to the meeting. This is a regular meeting for those intrigued by the contemporary...

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SRG: Mary Oliver’s Upstream with Donna Ward: Tuesday 16 May 4.30 – 6.00 pm

Posted on Mar 28, 2017

Mary Oliver’s poetry has won numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize. In this session we will focus on Oliver’s latest book of selected essays, Upstream, in which her themes continue to be the intersection between the human and natural world. We will explore her take on being human in this world where birth, life and death is, simultaneously, an incidental occurrence. And, we will discuss these essays in relationship to the recent collection, The Abundance, from Oliver’s contemporary, Annie Dillard, who also explores the great mysteries of existence. BOOK HERE...

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Carmelite Spiritual Learning Group: Discussion on Suffering: Thursday 1 June, 3.00 – 4.30

Posted on Mar 20, 2017

SUFFERING – EXPLORING OUR UNDERSTANDING OF AND ATTITUDES TO SUFFERING. Come and join the discussion. This discussion is part of a series of discussions aimed at deepening our own spirituality by exploring Christian topics such as forgiveness, hope, love, the Trinity, Christians as citizens, and other topics as they are suggested  from the people involved. These sessions aim to connect the thinking and talking with daily living – bringing head and heart together and enhancing Christian living. The topic for Thursday 1 June Suffering and the group will meet in the Carmelite Library....

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The Spirituality & Culture of East Timor: Wednesday 15 March 7 – 9 pm

Posted on Mar 14, 2017

Mayra Walsh and Bro Januario Pinto will speak about the history of the Catholic Church in Timor, Timorese animist customary beliefs and how these two important aspects of Timorese society are interwoven through everyday life in local communities today. BOOK...

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