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The Viktor Frankl Institute of Ireland and Thomas Merton Fellowship for Peace & Contemplative Living will be holding a one-day workshop entitled ‘MEANING WITH MERTON’.
The facilitators are:
Rev. Dr. Scott Peddie, Thomas Merton Fellowship
Dr Stephen J. Costello, Director, Viktor Frankl Institute of Ireland
This day will explore Thomas Merton’s spiritual search for meaning within a logotherapeutic framework, relating Merton’s personal quest practically to our lives today, through lectures and experiential exercises.
Saturday August 23rd: 11am-5pm, Avila Carmelite Centre, Bloomfield Ave., Morehampton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 (contribution: €50).
To book your place, contact Scott Peddie (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The next Merton Fellowship meeting will take place on Sat 3rd May at Bethlehem Abbey, home of the Cistercians in Portglenone, Co. Antrim. The retreat will run from 10am – 4pm.
The program for the day will include contemplative prayer, walking meditation, lectio divina, poetry reflection and discussion. The title of the retreat is ‘Learning from the Monastic Experience’; it will be lead by Scott Peddie and Columba O’Neill OCSO.
To book your place, please contact me via e-mail at email@example.com. Thanks!
The next Merton Fellowship day retreat will be held on Saturday 9th March 2013 at University Road Moravian Church, Belfast (http://www.moravian.org.uk/pages/congregations/belfast_uni.html)
The topic of the retreat is ‘Practicing Lectio Divina & Contemplative Prayer’; it will begin at 10am and finish at 4pm, with refreshments provided (please bring a packed lunch).
As with all of our activities, it is open to all, regardless of denominational/faith group affiliation or knowledge of Merton and his work. An interest in peace and contemplative prayer/meditation is all that is required.
To book your place, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peace & Blessings,