Retreat

Three Centered Presence and Transformation of Consciousness: A Wisdom School with Heather Ruce

Three Centered Presence and Transformation of Consciousness: A Wisdom School with Heather Ruce

About The Contemplative Society: An inclusive non-profit society that encourages a deepening of contemplative practice based in the Christian Wisdom lineage, while also welcoming and being supportive of other spiritual traditions. The Society is based in Victoria, BC, Canada where their work is conducted by a voluntary Board of Directors and a part-time Administrator. The…

2024 Contemplative Retreat:  Coming Home to Divine Light in Dark Times

2024 Contemplative Retreat:  Coming Home to Divine Light in Dark Times

Join us for a weekend of heart-centered contemplative practices. Together we will create a nurturing and transformative community.  Through guided meditation, chant, embodied prayer, Centering Prayer, labyrinth walking, lectio divina, and more, we will journey deeply into the Light of Christ. Come and be renewed to live in the Light amidst the challenges and dark…

Forest Bathing Retreat

Forest Bathing Retreat

About Forest Bathing The experience of forest bathing, or forest therapy, is inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin Yoku, (literal translation to ‘Forest Bathing’), which started in the early 1980s. It is a practice of deep nature connection, of slowing down, being present to the moment and experiencing the natural world through one’s senses….