A Retreat With Thomas Merton and Henri Nouwen

Our retreat guides will be two spiritual giants who understood our lives and the deepest longings of our hearts. The times in which we live demand imagination, seeing God, the world and ourselves in a new way. Merton and Nouwen were open to the Spirit that brought them to new and unexpected places. their writings and spirits will guide us during this retreat.

 

Date and Time: Sun., July 12, at 5pm through Fri., July 17, at 1pm

Presenter: Fr. Anthony Ciorra, PhD

Fee: $575 (all inclusive)

 

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About the Presenter:

Fr. Anthony Ciorra is currently the Vice President for Mission and Catholic Identity and Professor of Theology and Catholic Studies at Sacred Heart University, F airfield, Connecticut. Previously, he was Dean of the Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education at Fordham University, Director of the Center of Theological and Spiritual Development at the College of St. Elizabeth and the Director for the Center for Spiritual Development in the Archdiocese of New York. He gives workshops and retreats throughout the United States, the Middle East, and Europe. He is actively involved in creating programs for inter-religious dialogue among Jews, Christians, and Muslims.

Buddhist-Christian Dialogue

Join us as we continue to explore our spiritual paths, stressing the many areas of collaboration and understanding through dialogue.  This semi-annual series explores the many similarities between these two traditions.  We will review many of the teachings of Jesus and the Buddha and discuss the way of the Saint and the way of the Bodhisattva. This session dialogue we will be using a book entitled “The Emptied Christ of Philippians, Mahayana Meditations” by John Keenan.

Date & Time:  Sat., June 22, and Sept. 14, from 10am to 2pm

Presenter:  Fernando Camacho, Maeve Eng Wong, and Janet Reale

Fee:  $40 per session (includes lunch)

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About the Presenter:

Fernando Camacho, MD is an ordained lay Buddhist priest of the Dharma Teacher Order, a Western group of Vietnamese Zen lineage committed to developing ecumenical bridges and relationships across all religious traditions. Fernando is a practicing medical oncologist in the Bronx and is the Director of the Community Oncology Program of the Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care.

CANCELED: Mindfulness and Empowerment Retreat

Buddhist-Christian Dialogue

Join us as we continue to explore our spiritual paths, stressing the many areas of collaboration and understanding through dialogue.  This semi-annual series explores the many similarities between these two traditions.  We will review many of the teachings of Jesus and the Buddha and discuss the way of the Saint and the way of the Bodhisattva. This session we will be discussing a newly published book entitled “Thomas Merton’s Encounter with Buddhism and Beyond” by Jaechan Anselmo Park.

Date & Time:  Sat., June 22, and Sept. 14, from 10am to 2pm

Presenter:  Fernando Camacho, Maeve Eng Wong, and Janet Reale

Fee:  $40 per session (includes lunch)

REGISTER NOW

About the Presenter:

Fernando Camacho, MD is an ordained lay Buddhist priest of the Dharma Teacher Order, a Western group of Vietnamese Zen lineage committed to developing ecumenical bridges and relationships across all religious traditions. Fernando is a practicing medical oncologist in the Bronx and is the Director of the Community Oncology Program of the Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care.

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