Hope for the Future
Meditatio Seminar 2016
With Laurence Freeman OSB
Given that most of our communication and exploration is - for the moment – online,
what better time to take part in an online retreat?
The Meditatio Seminar “Hope for the Future: Meditation in Schools”, was held at Heythrop College, London on 29 June. The Seminar was fully booked withover 200 participants from education around the world. The keynote speaker Dr.Rowan Williams, Laurence Freeman OSB, Dr. Cathy Day and Ernie Christie (Townsville Catholic Education Office, Australia), Sister Ruth Montrichard (WCCM National Coordinator for the Caribbean), Paul Tratnyek (WCCM School Liaison in Canada), Patricia Por (WCCM National Coordinator for Malaysia) and Clare Marie Burchall (retired Head Teacher from the UK). A WCCM report on “The Heart of Education: Meditation with Children”, was presented by Jim Green who compiled the report. Briji Waterfield, WCCM Director of Special Projects, presented a trailer on “Share the Gift” – an online course for teachers.
What you will discover on this seminar:
Seminar Introduction by Ernie Christie
Reflections by Laurence Freeman
Keynote Address by Dr. Rowan Williams
Jim Green – “The Heart of Education”
“Work in Different Countries”
Ernie Christie – “The Leadership Factor”
Laurence Freeman OSB – “A Life-Giving Way”
Sr. Ruth Montrichard – “Purveyors of Hope and Opportunity”
Briji Waterfield – “Share the Gift Launch”
Q&A Forum Led by Cathy Day
Closing by Laurence Freeman OSB
What teaching meditation to children teaches us with Dr Rowan Williams
During this short conversation, Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, speaks about how he sees the World Community for Christian Meditation, about John Main and about what teaching meditation to children teaches us – as part of the Meditatio Seminar 2016 with Laurence Freeman OSB.