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Nelson Region Community Day – Nov 30

9.30am – 2.30pm St Barnabas Church (Foyer), Main Road Stoke (next to Isel Park; opp. Countdown) STILLNESS into ABUNDANCE Come and experience how stillness and silence lead to an awareness of the abundance of life. Learn more about Christian Meditation and how this ancient form of silent and contemplative prayer can enhance our lives. There…

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Christchurch Community Day 2 November

SATURDAY, 2nd November 2019 1pm- 4pm Chapel Street Community Centre, Christchurch North Methodist Church Corner Harewood Road and Chapel Street Ed O’Connor will report on the Youth Retreat he attended at Bonnevaux in France – the new home of the World Community for Christian Meditation. He will also lead an hour of meditation and contemplative…

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Auckland Community Day – Nov 16

St Mark’s Catholic Church, 334 Pakuranga Road 10am – 3pm Julian of Norwich – presented by Sr Cathryn Wiles-Pickard What is it about Julian that speaks to us today? Why are her 14th Century ‘Revelations of Divine Love’ so relevant to us in the 21st century? What is Julian telling us that we desperately need…

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Wellington Community Day October 19

Christian Meditation – Future Proofing Island Bay Home of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street, Island Bay.  The day starts at 10 with a welcome and introductions, followed by a 20 minute period of silent meditation. We will be led by our oblate Hugh McLaughlin. We will consider how we go about handing on the practice of…

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Whangarei Community Day November 2

Venue: St Francis Xavier Church Hall. Corner Kamo Road and Park Ave. When:  Saturday 2nd November 2019, 9 30 am to 3 00 pm Bring your own lunch. Tea/coffee provided. Small koha appreciated. THEME:      A  DAY with ST THERESE of LISIEUX  (1873 – 1897) Therese was a young woman who as a Carmelite nun in…

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September Stillpoint

The latest issue of Stillpoint is available for download here: Sept 2019 It contains a wonderful range of articles about recent activity in the New Zealand and worldwide Christian Meditation Community. Please find the time to browse the articles and check out upcoming events. Many thanks to Margaret Paton for all her wonderful work putting this…

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Christchurch Community Day AUGUST

  SATURDAY, 17th August 2019 10am – 3pm Chapel Street Community Centre, Christchurch North Methodist Church Corner Harewood Road and Chapel Street This is a chance for those interested in Christian Meditation (an ancient form of silent, contemplative prayer) to learn more about it. Theme: Mid-life Spirituality and Silence Presenter: Dr Anne Shave Anne has…

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Waikato Community Day OCTOBER

Waikato and Bay of Plenty Community Day Saturday 19 October 2019, 10.00 am to 2.30 pm ST MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH HALL, Corner Seddon and Ranolf Sts, Glenholme, ROTORUA Hosted by Taupo group   Please note entry is from the Ranolf St side, where there is a ramp and plenty of parking   Theme for the…

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4 Week Introductory Meditation Course, Nelson

Monday Evenings Dates: 12, 19, 26 August, and 2 Sept 2019 Time: 7:30 – 8.30 pm Venue: Our Lady of Perpetual Help,Catholic Church Parish Centre, 35 William Street, Richmond This course provides an opportunity for those interested in finding out about Christian Meditation to experience the practice in a small group, to learn about its origins, and to…

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Wanaka Community Day SEPTEMBER

21st September 2019 9.30am – 3.00pm Fordelays, 116 Cardrona Rd, Wanaka Theme: The Journey of Meditation Presenter- Vincent Maire   Inspired by the teachings of John Main OSB, Vincent will introduce us to the essential teachings that lie at the heart of the practice of this tradition of Christian contemplative prayer. The day will include two periods…

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