Jul. 12 2019toJul. 14 2019
Aug. 3 2019
Benedictine Institute Event
BENEDICTINE SPIRITUALITY AND THE SEARCH FOR GOD Keynote Speaker: Fr. Araliya Jayasundara, osb, Director of the Sylvestrine Benedictine Minor Seminary, Sri Lanka, Vice-Rector of St. Anthony’s College, Kandy, Sri Lanka The New Norcia Institute for Benedictine Studies is delighted to invite you to the ‘Annual Institute Day’ for 2019. Our theme for this year is ‘Benedictine Spirituality and the Search for God ’.
Aug. 16 2019toAug. 18 2019
Led by Sr. Lilian Bong, sja, & Dom Daniel Meers, osb The transition through the various stages of life- from youth to adulthood, from young adulthood to middle age, from middle age to old age- can present both challenges and rewards, of a personal, spiritual and physical nature. The various events in life, such as the discernment of a vocation, changes in state of life, or illness and injury, can also form confronting and challenging transitions.
Aug. 24 2019
Join Amanda Curtin as she talks about her latest book on a revered WA artist, Kathleen O’Connor of Paris; Dr Michael Levitt on health and happiness with The Happy Bowel; Steve Hawke on his powerful novel Out of Time; Jon Doust on the timely reissue of his compelling memoir Boy on a Wire; poet Annamaria Weldon on her sparkling new collection Stone Mother Tongue; and Bindy Pritchard on her debut short story collection Fabulous Lives...... more
Sep. 13 2019toSep. 15 2019
Led by Dr. James Cregan. The Garden of Eden holds a central place in the Christian imagination. Not only does it bookend the Bible with its promise of God’s overbrimming grace, the symbolism of Eden also informs and energises the narratives of creation, revelation, and redemption at the heart of its sacred texts.
Oct. 11 2019toOct. 13 2019
Nov. 8 2019toNov. 10 2019
Benedictine spirituality is more readily experienced than defined. These weekends in the monastery guesthouse (beginning with Vespers at 6.30 p.m. on Friday, concluding after lunch on Sunday) provide the opportunity to enter fully into the monastic rhythm and balance of prayer, work, lectio divina, hospitality, and community life.