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John Main Seminar 2020 – ONLINE

One Heart, One Hope: Indigenous Wisdom and the Future of Hope Mon October 19 – Thursday October 22 Due to the restrictions of the Coronavirus, the seminar will now be held completely online. So without the restrictions of travel or cost, many of us will be able to join the worldwide community for this wonderful…

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Whangarei Community September 19

WHEN : Saturday 19th September. Between 9 30 am and 3 30 pm WHERE: Anglican Church Hall cnr Kamo Road and Deveron St. Bring your own lunch. Coffee/Tea provided. THEME: A Day With Meister Eckhart (1260 – 1327/8) He is one of the greatest mystics in the Christian tradition. The freshness and vividness of his…

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National Retreat January 2021

Wisdom from the desert: directing our thoughts towards our heart’s desire, God  January 18th – 21st 2021 Silent Retreat University of Waikato, Hamilton, NZ Led by Rev Rosie Dell   You are invited to come on a journey towards freedom, peace and harmony with early desert Christians as companion and guide. We will consider ancient…

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Auckland Community Day CANCELLED

Christian Meditation and the Christian Tradition For details of our next Auckland Community day which will be led  by Nick Polaschek please download the flyer here: Auckland Community Day 5 Sept 2020 This event has been cancelled due to Covid 19. For more information, contact Vincent Maire on 027 276-6032 or vincentmaire12@gmail.com

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Bonnevaux Website

Bonnevaux is the international meditation and retreat centre of The World Community for Christian Meditation (WCCM). A residential community lives in the spirit of the Rule of St Benedict together with volunteers from many parts of the world. Bonnevaux serves global peace and unity among all traditions through dialogue, silence and friendship. For information about…

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Auckland Retreat July 17-19

Facilitated by Rosie Dell St Francis Retreat House   To download the flyer please click on: 2020 Auckland Retreat flyer   This retreat is now FULL. To go on waitlist please contact Vincent Maire: vincentmaire12@gmail.com

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Stillpoint June 2020

To read the latest copy of Stillpoint, the official newsletter of the New Zealand Community for Christian Meditation please click on the link: Stillpoint June 2020  It contains wonderful articles about meditators’ experiences in lockdown, stories of pilgrimage, yoga, the early history of our community and fabulous book reviews. Grab a cup of tea and…

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Christchurch Community Day

June 13 2020 1-4pm Chapel St Lounge, Methodist Church, Cnr Harewood Road and Chapel Street Our presenter will be a member of the Islamic Sufi community; Sufism is variously defined as “Islamic mysticism”, “the inward dimension of Islam” or “the phenomenon of mysticism within Islam”. Contact for any queries: Chris Wilson Phone 029 357 8433

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Orchard at Bonnevaux

The New Zealand Christian Meditation Community has a unique link to Bonnevaux, and in particular, the orchard. Thomas Litzler has responsibility for the orchard and developing an organic garden on the property. Thomas first heard of Bonnevaux while touring and investigating permaculture in New Zealand. On his return home to France, he visited the community…

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