BEDE GRIFFITHS RETREAT
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A MARRIAGE OF EAST AND WEST
June 7-9, 2013
$245 Overnight / $200 Commuter
In this retreat we will explore aspects of Bede Griffiths' thought and legacy, including a video about his life, while sharing periods of silence, prayer, song, gentle stretching, conscious breathing, and meditation. A silent dining space will be available. Yoga participation is optional and non-strenuous; instruction will be provided. Please bring a yoga mat and suitable comfortable clothing.
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Cyprian Consiglio, OSB, Cam, is a monk of New Camaldoli Hermitage, musician, composer, author and teacher. He lived for ten years at New Camaldoli Hermitage in Big Sur, serving as liturgist, choir director, and teacher. A student of the writings of Bede Griffiths and Abhishiktananda, Cyprian has published a book, Prayer in the Cave of the Heart, based on wisdom culled from his studies. He has been to India numerous times as well as other countries in Europe, Asia, and the Mideast, performing as well as studying and teaching. Besides concerts and recording, he regularly leads retreats and conferences on meditation, and has done extensive work in inter-faith dialogue.
John Marheineke teaches theology and philosophy, and serves as Campus Minister at St. Francis Catholic High School in Watsonville, CA. With his degree in Exercise Physiology, he has coached high school track and field. He has considerable experience as a retreat leader and has been more recently working with Fr. Cyprian in the area of integrated spirituality. He is a husband and father of four girls.
We accept MasterCard and Visa (USA and Canada residents only). Select Overnight or Commuter. Mercy Sisters and Burlingame Associates may select the RSM-BurlAssoc special rate.
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Our meal service department cannot offer all-vegan or other special menus. Meals include locally-sourced fresh fruit and vegetables, soups, salads and meat entrees. Kitchenettes equipped with microwave ovens and refrigerators are located on each residence floor. There is a health food store in Burlingame, a short distance from Mercy Center. Guests are welcome to bring special foods or supplements to retreats.