Common Dreams

Common Dreams: Progressive Religion as a Transforming Agent Sydney 16-19 August 2007 An exceptional conference – not to be missed – including major presentations from Bishop John Spong (Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism; A New Christianity for a New World) , Rev Stephanie Dowrick (Forgiveness and Other Acts of Love), members of the brilliant “”Jesus […]

2007 May Macleod Lecture

Free lecture – 24 May 2007 Who owns you, God? Questions about Interfaith explored from a Christian perspective. Stephanie will give this year’s Annual May Macleod Lecture on 24 May 2007 at 8pm.Auditorium of the Centre for Ministry 16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta Entry is free and the lecture is followed by a light supper. […]

Creative Journal Writing

Creative Journal Writing all-day course Saturday 17 November 2007   (Last course for this year.)  Journal writing is the freest and possibly most enjoyable form of writing.  It offers all kinds of emotional and creative benefits – like keeping track of your life, finding patterns in it, discovering what matters to you and what you […]

Great to be a woman?

There are people all around the world waking up each morning ready to pray, ‘Thank God I was born as a man.’  There are also people earnestly praying, even as you read this, that in the next life they will return as a man to speed their path to enlightenment.  And even in more familiar […]

The Sacred Fire

The music of Hildegard von Bingen, arranged and sung by Heather Lee & Kim Cunio  Sydney, Saturday  31 March 2007, 8pm This is a truly special opportunity to hear radiant spiritual music, composed by the great mystic Hildegard von Bingen, and sung by two enormously talented musicians.  Some of you have been lucky enough to […]

International Women’s Day event

International Women’s Day event Sydney, Sunday 4 March 2007 10am Come and support the International Women’s Development Agency at a delicious Sunday brunch where Stephanie Dowrick will introduce and interview Rohini Weeransinghe from Sri Lanka, and you will have a chance to meet Suzette Mitchell, IWDA’s Executive Director, Coleen Clare, IWDA President, and Events Co-ordinator, […]

Easter 2007 Retreat in NZ

Easter Retreat, Mana,  5-9 April 2007 The Easter Retreat for 2007 will be held at Mana Retreat, Coromandel, New Zealand, from 5-9 April.  Transport can be arranged from Auckland airport at a reasonable cost. This is Stephanie’s 5th annual retreat at Mana and is a highlight of her spiritual teaching year. The theme for 2007 […]

Bookshop – on-line

Choose from more than one million books, including Stephanie Dowrick’s complete range. Simply click on the  “”Book”” image above, or go to the sidebar menu and choose “”bookshop”” or click on the ‘Buy Now!’ button where you see it on this site to take you to the online bookshop.   Australia-wide postage $6.95 for an […]

Special FREE events

Special FREE events with Dadi Janki, 90-y-old female yogi, and Sister Jayanti Wednesday 22 November 2006, 6.30-8.30pm, Melbourne Town Hall Sunday 26 November 2006, 4.30 – 7pm, University of New South Wales (Sir John Clancy Auditorium) Stephanie says, “”These events offer a very special opportunity to learn how to face each day with greater confidence […]

New edition of Choosing Happiness out now

Choosing Happiness: Life & Soul Essentials No. 1 Australian bestseller; SIlver Award Winner, Nautilus Awards (USA), 2009  “Written with lightness and elegance…a modern bible for the soul.”  The Age, Melbourne “”In an era of inauthenticity, Dowrick is a godsend. Her gift is the ability to write in a manner that genuinely enriches and changes lives. […]

Book of the Month : March 09

Have you read Forgiveness and Other Acts of Love? Forgiveness is always a potent topic – but never more so than in times of social upheaval and stress. This book – one of Stephanie’s most loved – is not about forgiveness only. It also looks at the priceless qualities of courage, fidelity, restraint, generosity and […]