Canberra and Region
ANSD Canberra and Region holds Reflective Workshops and Quiet Days at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture.
ANSD Canberra and Region representative is Alice-Anne Macnaught
The Reflective Workshops are specifically for those engaged in spiritual direction, (both ANSD members and non-members), including those in formation and anyone in active spiritual direction ministry.
Our July workshop was titled Inhabiting Place: Partnering with our Local Ecology for Grounded Listening with Rev Linda Chapman.
Quiet Days are for anyone interested in Christian Spirituality and Contemplative Prayer.
Quiet Days are held in February, May, August and November and facilitated by a representative of ANSD Canberra and Region.
The Quiet Day themes and facilitators held recently were:
Deep Listening to the Spirit of Place with Rev’d Dr Sarah Bachelard;
“Our heart is restless until” St Augustine’s Journey and Ours with Dr Heather Thomson;
Advent Greening: Enjoying the Colours of Advent with Hildegard of Bingen and Mechtilde of Magdeburg with Dr Kerrie Hide; and
Rethinking“Giving up” for Lent with Dr Heather Thomson.