Hello Friends! Registration for The Meditation Retreat is now open. Our next Meditation Retreat is Friday 5pm – Sunday 3pm, September 28 - 30, at Camp Pringle on Shawnigan Lake. To register follow the link HERE. Quite a number of you have told me you were looking forward to the Retreat and wanted to know if … Continue reading Meditation Retreat!
Hello Meditation friends, The Pride Parade and Festival are happening this coming Sunday (July 9) in downtown Victoria. A few of us who have been meeting for meditation this summer will host a Meditation Circle on the lawn of MacDonald Park, in James Bay, site of the Pride Festival (MAP), from 1-5pm. The Parade will start from Centennial … Continue reading Meditate with Pride
The Contemplative Society is an inclusive non-profit association that encourages a deepening of contemplative prayer based in the Christian Wisdom tradition while also welcoming and being supportive of other meditation traditions. We offer a consistent and balanced path for spiritual growth and transformation rooted in prayer, silence, mindful work, and in the 1500-year-old wisdom of … Continue reading Contemplative Society
Mondays and Thursdays 4:30 - 5:15pm UVic Interfaith Chapel Meditation is a simple spiritual practice that helps in: Reducing Stress Developing inner stillness Increasing self awareness Opening the heart and mind to Divine Presence The meditation style uses a simple mantra (prayer word) meditation. At each session there is time for instruction, practice and questions. … Continue reading Learn to Meditate
3-body is a physical warm up that serves as a lead-in to meditation class.
Centering prayer is a popular method of contemplative prayer or Christian meditation, placing a strong emphasis on interior silence. Though most authors trace its roots to the contemplative prayer of the Desert Fathers of early Christian monasticism, to the Lectio Divina tradition of Benedictine monasticism, and to works like The Cloud of Unknowing and the … Continue reading Centering Prayer
Stressed? Find some caml in the midst of a stressful day Come before or after a tough exam Come to re-connect with your sacred centre Come alone or with a friend Simple instructions for meditative walking of the labyrinth are posted March 31 - April 17, 2014 Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 4:30pm Free! Workshop: … Continue reading Labyrinth
Retired educator Terry Dance-Bennink took a huge step of courage that changed her life. Last September she went on a pilgrimage from Victoria into the dark heart of the tar-sands, to witness one of the largest oil development projects in the world devastating the land and the people of northern Alberta. She came back to … Continue reading Tar-Sands Healing Walk
--- Pre-registration is closed. Tickets are $20 and $15 (students) at the door. --- Bring cash! We are putting together some goods for sale and are accepting donations at the event. Family tickets = a family of four (two adults, two children). Additional members should be registered as students (ID required).
It’s Halloween again and I will be at the front door passing out candies to wide eyed ghouls, goblins and ghosts in this annual ritual of courting the dark and dangerous. The front door is decorated with eerie figures, carved pumpkin and flickering candles and children will walk up the steps, parents not far behind, … Continue reading Halloween