Translating Values - November 21, 2020

What Can Modern Captives of the Literal Learn From the Spiritual Insights of the Ancients

The presenter Michael Griffin has made supplementary materials available on his website to see them click here


To watch the entire presentation click here


  Bethlehem Centre 

Hospitality, Inclusiveness, Listening, Simplicity, Living in Relation with the Earth and Cosmos

Center for Action and Contemplation

The question for us is always “how can we turn information into transformation?” How can we use the sacred texts, tradition, and experience to lead people into new places with God, with life, with themselves? — Richard Rohr

Spiritual Directors International

Spiritual Directors International is an inclusive, global learning community of people from many faiths and many nations who share a common passion and commitment to the art and contemplative practice of spiritual direction, known as spiritual companionship, spiritual guidance, anam cara in Gaelic, and mashpiah in Hebrew.

Star of the Sea Launch, September 30, 2017

At the formal launch of Star of the Sea, on September 30, 2017, The Very Rev'd Canon Herbert O'Driscoll gave the Keynote Presentation entitled Enduring Landscapes of the Spirit.  The full text of his presentation is available to download lower on this page.  A video of the presentation can be seen at: .

The Contemplative Society

Welcome to The Contemplative Society website. We are an inclusive non-profit society that encourages a deepening of contemplative prayer based in the Christian Wisdom tradition while also welcoming and being supportive of other meditation traditions.

The Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

The Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre is part of Shambhala, a global community of people dedicated to recognizing the basic goodness of all and revealing that goodness in every area of personal and societal life. We welcome you to join us in celebrating this journey of discovery.

Contemplative Outreach of Colorado

The intent of Contemplative Outreach is to foster the process of transformation in Christ to one another through the practice of Centering Prayer

The Krishnamurti Educational Centre of Canada

The Krishnamurti Educational Centre of Canada is a spiritual retreat centre located on the outskirts of the city of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada.

KECC’s mandate is to offer a space and programs to study the teachings of J.Krishnamurti and provide opportunities for self-inquiry, self-knowledge and the transformation of human consciousness. To this end it also includes in its programs other, contemporary teachings aligned with such an inquiry that transcends beliefs and religious traditions.


Today, the Taizé Community is made up of over a hundred brothers, Catholics and from various Protestant backgrounds, coming from around thirty nations. By its very existence, the community is a “parable of community” that wants its life to be a sign of reconciliation between divided Christians and between separated peoples.