An online monthly retreat embracing contemplative arts held on the third Thursday of the month.
2022 dates – 17 February, 17 March, 21 April, 19 May, 16 June, 21 July, 18 August, 15 September, 20 October, 17 November
Every month or whenever you can make it!
This regular online retreat time invites you to integrate Spirituality with Creative Arts. In contemplative manner we seek to celebrate Beauty in a challenging world. This is a place and time for embodying creative arts as prayer in spiritual freedom with others. Facilitated by JISA Spiritual Directors Kathy Cave and Lynne Head-Weir.
A typical session will include a guided contemplative meditation or prayer, with reference to Ignatian Spirituality, followed by the opportunity to create an artwork. There will then be reflection in small groups on the process of art making and on the spiritual experience during the time of meditation.
Each session will invite a different creative art experience. All adults welcome. No prior art experience is required. You are invited to join any one of the sessions or some or all monthly sessions.
21 April 7.00 pm-8.30 pm AEST
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Journey towards more creative spiritual dimensions together
This is a mini series of three retreats using items from nature in imaginative and symbolic ways. Third and fourth dimensional experiences will be invited as we work with collages, in clay and sand or soil.
How would the Spirit have you play with sand?
This session invites you to experiment with sand or soil in a third and fourth dimensional prayerful creative process. Imaginatively and symbolically, we each in our own way unearth, bury, build, play and exploring past and present experiences together. In preparation, a guideline will be provided beforehand to help think about and create your own simple and easy sand-tray for the retreat.
Cost: $35 per 90 minute session via Zoom. Please book and pay below.
On the Wednesday before the Thursday retreat, the Zoom link for your retreat will be sent to you.
All are welcome – do not let cost prevent you from participating – please call 1300 EXAMEN (1300-392-636). You are also invited to contribute financially towards the ongoing work of our not-for-profit ministry, at the checkout when booking. We are grateful for your generosity, which enables us to continue sharing the transformative experiences of Ignatian spirituality.