Please CALL or EMAIL for Mana Retreat bookings

Please CALL or EMAIL for Mana Retreat bookings

7 March 2019 It seems that Mana Retreat Centre have a problem with their website and on-line bookings. Until this is remedied, please CALL for all bookings enquiries, or use email.  Contact Info: Email: be@manaretreat.com 608 Manaia Road, RD1 Coromandel, 3581 New Zealand    (Shuttles available from AUCKLAND airport.) Phone: +64 (07) 866 8972

Easter Retreat 2019 with Stephanie Dowrick

Easter Retreat 2019 with Stephanie Dowrick

In 2019, Rev Dr Stephanie Dowrick will be offering the Easter Retreat 2019 – April 18-22 – with a most wonderful theme: Contemplation and Creativity. Stephanie writes, “Teaching at MANA is one of the highlights of my life – and has been for nearly 20 years. These images show you how beautiful Mana is – […]

“Interfaith in Sydney” gatherings every 3rd Sunday

“Interfaith in Sydney” gatherings every 3rd Sunday

  When we contribute actively and consciously to world peace, we also offer ourselves a most beautiful gift: greater inner peace and spiritual nourishment. Would be so wonderful if you could start the year as part of the world wide effort to make ours a more peaceful, accepting world. These beautiful, explicitly inclusive gatherings from […]

Sacred music concert, Sydney, 8 September, with Kim Cunio, Stephanie Dowrick & 7 performers (Pitt Street Uniting)

Sacred music concert, Sydney, 8 September, with Kim Cunio, Stephanie Dowrick & 7 performers (Pitt Street Uniting)

Are you ready to be inspired through music, words that are truly sacred, joyous, and profoundly uplifting? Saturday, 8 September, at 7pm for 7.30 start, Pitt Street (264) Uniting Church, Sydney 2000  Dr Kim Cunio and Reverend Dr Stephanie Dowrick, pioneers in 2006 of “Interfaith in Sydney” present their ONLY public concert of the year. […]

Stephanie Dowrick Spring Retreat, 4-10 October 2018

Stephanie Dowrick Spring Retreat, 4-10 October 2018

Welcome to the 2018 Spring Retreat with Reverend Dr Stephanie Dowrick, Mana Retreat Centre, 4-10 October, 2018.  This year’s theme: “Courage, Beauty & Self-Forgiveness” Full details are available via this link to the REGISTRATION PAGE at Mana Retreat Centre, near Coromandel, New Zealand. Shuttles from Auckland Airport, making the travel to Mana both easy and […]

Stephanie Dowrick: Taxing Questions

Stephanie Dowrick: Taxing Questions

It is with my social justice hat on that I wrote the article you can access below. You are very welcome to comment on it on the excellent, thoughtful “Pearls and Irritations” blog, hosted by John Menadue. Or on my own public Facebook page where it also appears as a link. How privileged we are […]

Stephanie Dowrick: Retreat at Easter 2018

Stephanie Dowrick: Retreat at Easter 2018

Our world is in great need of care and compassion…and so are we. Embodied Self-Compassion makes the ideals of compassion – empathy, respect, care – newly meaningful: healing our relationships with the physical and social worlds we daily inhabit – and with ourselves. Embodied Self-Compassion with Dr Stephanie Dowrick and Joyce Kornblatt, Easter 2018 The […]

Stephanie Dowrick: Australia’s choice to “arm” the arms industries

Stephanie Dowrick: Australia’s choice to “arm” the arms industries

http://www.smh.com.au/comment/secret-mens-business-of-the-arms-industry-needs-exposure-20180202-h0spx3.html When governments make decisions that may offend or appall many of us, or that seem to be utterly against the public good, we can only assume they are relying upon our short attention span, or perhaps feelings of helplessness: “What difference can I make?” Well, we can do a great deal. Not least, we […]