Living Contemplatively

School of Applied Theology 5890 Birch Court, Oakland, CA

“Living Contemplatively” Presented by Michael Fish, OSB Cam With an emphasis on finding one’s true, authentic self in God, this two-part course offering challenges one to uncover personal masks and look at life from a new perspective. (Please bring a pillow and blanket with you.) September 25–26, 10AM-3PM $180

$180

The Passion of the Mystics: A Contemplative Journey

School of Applied Theology 5890 Birch Court, Oakland, CA

The Passion of the Mystics: A Contemplative Journey Presented by Mirabai Starr The mystics of all traditions claim that their love-encounter with the Holy One defies all description and yet their experience of longing and union pours out in the form of ecstatic, luminous and richly descriptive poetry and prose. In this workshop, we read […]

Recurring

Thresholds to Prayer

School of Applied Theology 5890 Birch Court, Oakland, CA

Thresholds to Prayer Mon, Jun 19, 2017 - Wed, Jun 21, 2017 Presented by Clare Ronzani and Bruce Lescher, Ph.D Opening to the holy in prayer happens in ways both unique and universal. At different times in our lives our prayer forms change and present us with new “thresholds” to a deeper relationship with the […]

The Intercultural Church and the Arts

School of Applied Theology 5890 Birch Court, Oakland, CA

resented by Eduardo Fernandez, SJ, STD From the very beginning of Christianity, the arts have played a key role in both enabling worship and also serving as a vehicle for translating the Gospel message to diverse cultures. This workshop explores the various functions of religious art in general, together with some specific examples from various […]

Heart Speaks to Heart: the Art of Spiritual Friendship

School of Applied Theology 5890 Birch Court, Oakland, CA

Wendy M. Wright, Ph.D., a scholar in the Salesian tradition and author of fifteen books, including The Essential Spirituality Handbook, will focus on friendship – the form of love some have deemed the most Christian of loves – as a spiritual path. Together we will explore together its history, contours, graces and challenges and its […]