Exploring contemplation and self-knowledge through the lenses of these traditions
- Blair A. Stonechild*, Professor of Indigenous Studies, First Nations University, Regina – Spirituality as Inspirational Knowledge in Indigenous Traditions.
- B. Les Lancaster*, Liverpool John Moores University, UK and the Alef Trust (www.aleftrust.org) – Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism.
- Debbie Lou Ludolph*, Dean of Chapel, Inshallah director, Director of Kanata Centre for Worship and Global Song, Martin Luther University College, Waterloo – Singing as a Contemplative Practice within a Lutheran Tradition.
Treat yourself to an opportunity to develop some key tools and practices towards better self-knowledge and ways to better discern your life’s purpose or calling. In this retreat, our speakers and spiritual directors will be exploring Indigenous traditions’, Jewish Kabbalah tradition’s, as well as Lutheran tradition’s and musical approaches to contemplation and self-knowledge. This is an online retreat during which you will be able to access live interactive sessions led by the speakers as well as sign up for one-on-one spiritual direction or in-depth discussion.
The retreat and one-on-one sessions will all be hosted on the online Zoom platform. Times listed are in EST.
You are strongly encouraged to participate in the introductory session held on May 8 (11am-2pm EST). Read about this session here.
Please note that space is limited so register early. Deadline to register is June 3.
* Biographies of speakers and facilitators for this multi-faith retreat series can be found here
Do consider signing up for the other retreats in this Multi-faith series! Fees are discounted when signing up for more than one! The retreat title is also the link:
- May 15-16 – Jesuit Ignatian and Buddhist traditions
- May 22-23 – Hinduism, Meditative Inquiry, and Muslim Sufi traditions
- July 10-11 – Ancient Egyptian thought and Zoroastrianism