Seeking the Sacred – Celebration events

Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Auckland, Maleny, Brisbane, Byron Bay…Sydney – are just some of the cities and towns Stephanie Dowrick will visit to talk about her brand-new book, Seeking the Sacred. A list of events follows that will be constantly updated in the coming weeks. Please check for changes. Or get latest updates on twitter http://twitter.com/stephaniedowric# […]

Seeking the Sacred

“Seeking the Sacred is like a chalice of wisdom. It overflows with inspired and inspiring quotes and teachings…Through it all is Stephanie Dowrick’s distinct voice.” Claire Scobie, Sydney Morning Herald Whether you are a spiritual seeker or simply curious, Seeking the Sacred is a book that speaks to your deepest longings and needs. It also affirms […]

Stephanie Dowrick now on twitter

Stephanie Dowrick’s name is one letter too long to be out in full on twitter – nevertheless as stephaniedowric# she can now be followed on this essential social media – and also Facebook. Stephanie will be sending news and reminders of events and occasional comments. This won’t replace the monthly Universal Heart Newsletters but it will certainly […]

Booktopia blog interview

Stephanie answers ‘Ten Terrifying Questions’ for the Booktopia blog. http://blog.booktopia.com.au/2010/10/01/stephanie-dowrick-author-seeking-the-sacred-answers-ten-terrifying-questions/

Gratitude & Forgiveness

A reflection morning with Reverend Dr Stephanie Dowrick Saturday, 9 October 2010, 9.15am – 12.30pm. St Mary’s Hall, 3 Mary Street, Hunter’s Hill, Sydney (cnr Gladesville Road) BOOKINGS are not necessary, but please arrive promptly. Payment by donation.  All welcome. Organised by Catalyst for Renewal, Sydney Stephanie will offer two periods of teaching during the […]

Rainer Maria Rilke: a poet for these times?

30 June 2010 6pm, Goethe Institut, Sydney Mark S. Burrows, poet and Rilke scholar visiting from the United States, will join Stephanie Dowrick, author of the recently released In the Company of Rilke, at this exceptional evening of discussion and poetry. Both speakers claim Rilke’s visionary appeal goes way beyond academic and poetry circles. Thirty […]

Sydney Writers Festival 2010

Sydney Writers Festival 2010

Stephanie Dowrick will be involved in three events at this year’s Sydney Writers Festival – appearing with the Premier of NSW, Kristina Keneally, biographer Blanche dAlpuget and novelist and memoirist, Hanan al-Shaykh. 20 May  1-2pm In the Company of Rilke – Stephanie Dowrick will be interviewed by Blanche D’Alpuget.  (Event 45) 22 May 10-11am The […]

Sacred Japan with Stephanie Dowrick 2010

29 October – 6 November 2010 Koya-San and Kyoto This tour offers exquisite small-group travel to coincide with Japan’s unforgettable autumn colours and to explore two sites of exceptional beauty and spiritual significance. The group will gather in Osaka and participants may join in from anywhere in the world. This will be the second time […]

Events, conferences & retreats 2010

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, […]

Writing Rilke

This portrait of Rainer Maria Rilke was painted by his friend the Expressionist painter, Paula Modersohn-Becker when both were adventurous idealists in their 20s. I have a particular fondness for it because it was when I working at The Women’s Press in London, in the early 1980s, that we published the first-ever monograph on Modersohn-Becker. And through […]

Celebrating Rilke

Celebrating In the Company of Rilke We celebrate the publication of Stephanie Dowrick’s long-awaited new book, In the Company of Rilke – where she explores with contagious enthusiasm and depth of insight “”Why a 20th-century visionary poet speaks so eloquently to 21st-century readers yearning for inwardness, beauty and spiritual connection””. The beautifully produced book includes […]

“Come into the Presence of God” – 6 December, 4.30pm

A celebration of the Divine in Words, Music & Silence As part of the Parliament of the World’s Religions to be held in Melbourne, December 2009, this exquisite multi-art form programme will weave voices from all the sacred traditions into a single spiritual unity. Moving from the ecstatic to the visionary and the meditative, it […]