Events, conferences & retreats 2010

The list below gives contact details of events and retreats where Stephanie Dowrick is speaking or teaching. The list will continue to be updated throughout the year.  In the individual listings, you will find more extensive details of some of the events.

September

19 September
Interfaith Service, 3pm, Pitt Street Uniting Church, 264 Pitt Street, Sydney 2000, NSW
Tel: 02  9267 3614

30 Sept – 3 October
Springtime Retreat, Mana Retreat Centre, Coromandel, NZ (shuttles available from Auckland airport)
To book, please use secure website at http://www.manaretreat.com or phone +647 866 8972

October

9 October
Catalyst for Renewal: Reflection morning, “”Gratitude & Forgiveness””, Sydney, NSW 9.30-12.30 – please arrive by 9.15.

There is no need to book for this event.  The address is St Mary’s Parish Hall, 3 Mary Street, Hunters Hill, Sydney. Bring paper and pens for quiet reflection.  Donation suggested.  Parking available.

17 October
Interfaith Service, 3pm, Pitt Street Uniting Church, 264 Pitt Street, Sydney 2000, NSW
Tel: 02  9267 3614   www.stephaniedowrick.com

29 October – 6 November
Sacred Japan: Kyoto & Koyasan: exquisite small-group travel to coincide with autumn colours
The group will meet in Osaka and participants can arrive from anywhere in the world.
http://inspiredtraveller.com.au/Programs.html email: william@inspiredtraveller.com.au

(did you miss….?!)

January

16 January
“Retreat in a Day Workshop”: Pt Chevalier, Auckland, NZ
To book, please use secure website at http://www.manaretreat.com or phone 647 866 8972

February

Meditations are held weekly through the year at Pitt Street (264) Uniting Church, Wednesday, 6-6.45pm

12-14 February
Writers at the Convent, The Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers Street Abbotsford, Victoria
to book http://www.writersattheconvent.com

17 February
In the Company of Rilke – talk and book signing, Shearer’s Bookshop, 99 Norton Street, Leichhardt, NSW
Tel: 02 9572 7766

21 February
Interfaith Service, 3pm, Pitt Street Uniting Church, 264 Pitt Street, Sydney 2000, NSW
Tel: 02  9267 3614   www.stephaniedowrick.com

23 February
Breast Cancer Network Australia Forum, “”Living Well Beyond Breast Cancer”” (multiple speakers), Burnie, Tasmania.
Freecall: 1800 500 258  http://www.bcna.org.au
Please note – there will be a number of forums around Australia throughout the year.  Details to follow.

March

5 March
Studies of Religion in Focus Conference 2010 (NSW teachers of Studies in Religion)
State Parliament House, Macquarie Street, NSW
email: info@affinity.org.au

8 March – International Women’s Day, Sydney Event

6pm New Law Building Foyer, Sydney University
Information and fund-raising event for International Women’s Development Agency.
Speakers: Prof Gillian Triggs, Christina Ho, Ulrika Dahl, Rev Dr Stephanie Dowrick.
Raffles, good speeches and company – great cause!

13 March Day retreat (9.30-3pm) with Father Michael Whelan & Rev Dr Stephanie Dowrick “”Putting belief into practice””, Parish Hall, Mary Street, Hunters Hill, NSW email:    Tel: 02 9247 4651

16 March

Stanton Library, North Sydney. 1pm   Talk on In the Company of Rilke.

19 March “”Growing in resilience””:Presentation for nurses working with MS sufferers: Melbourne, Victoria Further details:

www.stephaniedowrick.com

April

1-5 April
Annual Easter Retreat, Mana Retreat Centre, Coromandel, NZ (shuttles available from Auckland airport)To book, please use secure website at http://www.manaretreat.com or phone +647 866 8972

May

16 May
Interfaith Service, 3pm, Pitt Street Uniting Church, 264 Pitt Street, Sydney 2000, NSW Tel: 02  9267 3614   www.stephaniedowrick.com

20-23 May

Stephanie Dowrick will appear at the Sydney Writers Festival in three events. 20 May, Blanche d’Alpuget will interview Stephanie about In the Company of Rilke. 22 May Stephanie will join Kristina Keneally, Premier of NSW for a discussion about forgiveness.  23 May, Stephanie will interview Hanan al-Shaykh about her new book, The Locust and the Bird.

27 May
Australian Independent Schools Counsellors’ Conference, 2010, Bowral, NSWKeynote address: Sustaining resilience  email: Lisa Wood, lmwood@riverview.nsw.edu.au

June

20 June
Interfaith Service, 3pm, Pitt Street Uniting Church, 264 Pitt Street, Sydney 2000, NSW Tel: 02  9267 3614   www.stephaniedowrick.com

21 June

Launch of Spiritual Care Australia, NSW Parliament House, Sydney. Details and registration: Barbara Hall 0418413731

30 June

Rainer Mar
ia Rilke: A poet for these times? Mark S. Burrows and Stephanie Dowrick. Presented by UWS. Hosted by Goethe Institut. See separate story. RSVP writing@uws.edu.au

August

15 August
Interfaith Service, 3pm, Pitt Street Uniting Church, 264 Pitt Street, Sydney 2000, NSW
Tel: 02  9267 3614  www.stephaniedowrick.com