The John Main Seminar 2020 will be held in Mexico City (22-25 October) with the theme “One Heart, One Hope. Indigenous Wisdom and the Future of Humanity”. Fr Laurence Freeman, as always, will lead the pre-seminar retreat from October 19 through 22. The seminar will explore the wisdom and spirituality of indigenous cultures toward advancing common understanding and building a common ground for the future. Experienced speakers from around the world will share spiritual insights and customs practiced and sustained by small groups still present but often overlooked in our world.
Terry Doyle is a WCCM Oblate and leads a project to bring meditation to the marginalised in Middlesbrough. The Diocesan Catholic Voice (newspaper from Middlesbrough) published recently an article highlighting Terry’s work (read below).
Almost everything you think you know about differences between the brain hemispheres is wrong. The topic was taken over and distorted by pop psychology,and hence understandably, but nonetheless irrationally, neglected by the mainstream.So why is the brain, an organ that exists only to make connections, divided and asymmetrical? What does it tell us about the structure of the world we inhabit?
Iain McGilchrist will argue that lateralisation is now the topic in neuroscience of greatest significance for understanding the human condition. Dr Iain McGilchristis a former Fellow of All Souls College,Oxford, a Fellow of the RoyalCollege of Psychiatrists, a Fellowof the Royal Society of Arts, andformer Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director at theBethlem Royal & Maudsley Hospital, London. He has been a Research Fellow in neuroimaging at Johns Hopkins Hospital,Baltimore. He is best known asthe author of The Master and his Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World(Yale 2009).
We are happy to announce the new WCCM App, available for Android and IOS devices. This new version brings many improvements to nurture on the path of Christian Meditation:- Layout enhancements
– The meditation timer with many bells options
– Basic meditation instructions, opening and closing prayer
– The latest WCCM news
– A diversity of resources, including Daily Wisdom, a selection of John Main talks, Contemplative Revolution podcast, links to Online Courses & Groups and other readings
– An easy way to access different WCCM Channels, like the main website, Bonnevaux, The School of Meditation, Meditatio and others.
To download the Android version click HERE
To download the IOS (Apple) version click HERE