SCRIPTURE & SPIRITUALITY Conference 2021

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“To love is to be transformed into what we love. To love God is, therefore, is to be transformed into God.”
St. John of the Cross
Introduction – This year’s conference focuses on St. John of the Cross and his life-changing teachings of how love can transform each and every one of us. Through six thought-provoking talks, each of us can learn how to become beacons of light to greater reflect Christ and offer hope to a world in much need of healing. This year, we have been blessed with 6 renowned speakers, authors and experts, who will help bring St John’s teachings to life and transform how we grow in our love and spirituality.

Day One Programme Schedule: Saturday 10th July

2:00 pm          Welcome and Introduction and Opening Prayer
2:05 pm          Introduction of Keynote
2:10 pm          Keynote: Fr Iain Matthew, OCD
Title: Being Changed by Love: The Essence  of the Dark Night

3:00 pm          Coffee Break (10 minutes)

3:10 pm          Keynote: Susan Muto, PhD
Title: Wholly in Love: St. John of the Cross on Every Disciple’s Desire for Union with the Beloved

4:00 pm          Break (30 minutes)

4:30 pm          Fr John Magdalen Suenram, OCD
Title: In the Footsteps of John of the Cross: Following the Pathway of Creation to Union with God in Love.

5:15 pm          Break (15 minutes)

5:30 pm          Panel Discussion
6:30 pm          End of Day One

Day Two Programme Schedule: Sunday 11th July

2:00 pm           Welcome and Introduction and Opening Prayer
2:05 pm           Introduction of Keynote
2:10 pm           Keynote: John Dalla Costa
Title: With stillness. From silence. Towards wholeness: The Ethical Insights of Pope Francis for Human Healing After Covid-19

3:00 pm           Coffee Break (10 minutes)

3:10 pm           Dr Mary Stevens, PhD
Title: New Vision for Our Times: Transforming and Recreative Love in the Romances of St John of the Cross read with Fratelli tutti of Pope Francis.

4:00 pm           Break (30 minutes)

4:30 pm           Fr Piotr Nyk, OCD
Title: A Light for My Path: The Word of God and Saint John of the Cross

5:15 pm           Closing Remarks: Very Rev. John Grennan, OCD

5:30 pm           End of Conference

An evening of Reflection ScheduleSunday, 11th July 2021

7:00 pm  Opening & Shared Silence
7:05 pm  Introduction of the evening and the video presentation

7:10 pm      Video presentation (30-40 mins) played via Zoom which includes:

  • Narration taken from Teresa’s writings
  • Paintings of Teresa’s four waters by Sr. Sa Ra, OCD
  • 4 specially composed songs by Sr. Claire Sokol, OCD
  • Images of Teresa & natural scenes of water in all forms

7:50 pm      Introduce Sr. Sa Ra and Sr.Claire Sokol
7:55 pm      Break (15 minutes)
8:10 pm      Reflections with Sr. Sa Ra and Sr. Claire Sokol on their work
8:30 pm      Feedback and shared thoughts from the audience
8:45 pm  Benediction & Close of Conference

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Lecture Date

10th July 2021