East Meets West in Awareness: Spiritual Wisdom of Anthony DeMello, SJ
Cranaleith Spiritual Center, 13475 Proctor Road, NE Philadelphia
Start Date and Time:
Saturday, June 15, 9:00 AM
End Date and Time
Saturday, June 15, 4:00 PM
Christian seekers in the West are often drawn to the ancient spiritual wisdom of the East, but may not know how to engage it. Indian born Anthony DeMello, SJ – clinical psychologist, author and world-wide retreat director – synthesized spiritual insights from East and West into a vibrant, seasoned spiritual wisdom. This same spiritual wisdom is available to each of us and it grows by living a life of awareness.
This retreat will be a day of waking up, drawing from both Eastern and Western insights. We will practice DeMello’s spiritual exercises – which he calls “Christian exercises in Eastern form” – and experience how this style of prayer expands our awareness and enlivens our spirit.
Presenter: Wini Wolff, MBA, MA
Wini Wolff is an enterprise development consultant for mission-based organizations, with an MBA in International Economic Development and an MA in Theology. She has traveled widely, lived and worked overseas, engaged extensively in international social justice work, and taught at Villanova University’s Center for Peace and Justice Education.
Wini has explored the wisdom of many spiritual traditions and has practiced daily meditation for more than 20 years.
Cost: $55 (includes lunch)
Cost: $55 (includes lunch)
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