Year Two Winnipeg students (October, 2021) Overview If you enjoy meaningful conversation, listening to others (particularly relative to their relationship with God), and desire to journey with people well as they seek to deepen their experience of God, the School of Spiritual Direction (SSD) may be for you. The SSD is a two-year certification program … Continue reading School of Spiritual Direction (Fall 2022)
Becoming a Father (Round 2)
If we had to heave our first child into existence, our second floated toward us on a gentle stream. We had only been trying for four months when we found out we were pregnant with number two. When Jennifer took a pregnancy test this time around, there was hardly any waiting before it blinked positive. … Continue reading Becoming a Father (Round 2)
What is Lent?
Photo by Fancycrave on Unsplash Dear People of God: The first Christians observed with great devotion the days of our Lord’s passion and resurrection, and it became the custom of the Church to prepare for them by a season of penitence and fasting. This season of Lent provided a time in which converts to the … Continue reading What is Lent?
Prayer as Movement
When I lived in Israel, my favourite "holy site" - by far - was the Garden of Gethsemane. Christian tradition holds Gethsemane as the place where Jesus heaved in gruelling prayer (even sweating drops of blood, according to the gospel of Luke) prior to being betrayed and arrested. Suitably, the episode is often described as "the Agony." … Continue reading Prayer as Movement