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The Janssen Spirituality Centre is pleased to be able to host the 'Thomas Merton Bridges to Contemplative Living Programme', an initiative of the Melbourne Chapter of the International Thomas Merton Society.
The Merton Bridges Programme seeks to awaken interest in contemplative living through reflecting upon the writings of Thomas Merton, the most acclaimed American mystic of the 20th century.
The Bridges to Contemplative Living series leads participants on the journey toward a more contemplative approach to life. Each booklet has eight sessions for small group dialogue. Each session is developed around a key theme for integrating contemplative living into our everyday lives. Each follows the following format in a reflective and meditative manner:
The Bridges to Contemplative Living programme follows a series of eight booklets:
Special Edition: Lent and Holy Week (for use between Ash Wednesday and Easter)
The Merton Bridges to Contemplative Living Group (first group) meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm and usually lasts one and a half hours. New participants are welcome at any time.
The Merton Bridges to Contemplative Living Group (second group) meets on the first and third Wednesday of the month at 10am and usually lasts one and a half hours. New participants are welcome at any time.
For more information about the Merton Institute, visit: http://www.mertoninstitute.org