Koya-San Japan 24 Oct – 2 Nov 2008

Restore your Spirit in Koya-San, Japan  24 October – 2 November 2008 This is truly the trip of a lifetime! Ten days in one of the most exqusite places on earth. Koya-San is the home of mystical Shingon Buddhism and is a World Heritage town high in the mountains a few hours from Osaka by […]

Christmas Message – 2008

What is the Christmas message for “all humankind”  – regardless of religious labels? The Christmas story tells us that divine love can be experienced in human form. Jesus of Nazareth was an exceptional human being; some believe he was the incarnation of God.  But that belief is not necessary to understand that divine or unconditional […]

Interfaith Services – Sydney 2008

Spiritually inclusive Interfaith Services – Sydney 2008 Pitt Street Uniting Church, 264 Pitt Street, Sydney 2000 (3pm, Third Sundays) Glorious music, prayers, teachings, a brief talk and great fellowship.  Everyone is truly welcome. Stephanie takes us beyond religious differences and labels to a deeply sacred experience of love, healing and unity. She draws on the […]

The Easter Retreat 2008

The Easter Retreat 2008 20-24 March 2008 The Easter Retreat with Stephanie Dowrick at Mana Retreat Centre, Coromnadel, New Zealand, is fully booked.  If you want to join the waiting list, please contact Mana Retreat Centre. http://www.manaretreat.com Images of the 2007 retreat are available.  For more information about other events through the year, please join the […]

Women with secondary breast cancer

Sydney 3 March 2008 Parliamentary Theaterette Parliament House, Macquarie Street This is an exceptionally useful and accessible programme.  Please advise any women you know for whom it may be relevant – or your local GP. Support can make a very significant difference to the wellbeing of each woman and her support network. As part of […]

Perth Writers Festival 2008

Perth Writers Festival 2008 22-24 February 2008 This Festival is packed with great events.  For a full programme visit www.perthfestival.com.au – you can also book there for the lunch with Stephanie. Stephanie’s free events Friday 22 February 9.30-10.30 am Octagon Theatre, UWA with Waleed Aly and Randa Abdel-Fattah THE POLITICS OF FAITH Saturday 23 Feb […]

Creative Journal Writing – Perth

Creative Journal Writing Workshop Perth 23 February 2008 8.30am- 1pm University of Western Australia Extension are organising this half-day workshop which is suitable both for beginners and more experienced writers. It is practical, inspirational and highly enjoyable.  No “”prior skills”” needed, just a willingness to experiment and discover the great joys of this quiet art. […]

One year. Two books.

Stephanie Dowrick’s most recent books are Creative Journal Writing: The Art & Heart of Reflection and The Almost-Perfect Marriage. Creative Journal Writing is written for beginners and also experienced journal writers who want fresh inspiration and a greater sense of energy and originality in their writing.  It includes some wonderful stories from journal-writing members of […]

New Year Workshop Auckland

New Year Workshop Auckland 13 Jan 2008 Stephanie Dowrick will lead an all-day workshop to allow you to GREET THE NEW YEAR WITH SPIRIT.  We will particularly focus on identifying the spiritual values and insights that will be of most support to us individually and within our personal and wider communities in the year ahead. […]

Spiritually inclusive service for peace

Spiritually inclusive service for peaceSunday, 21 October 2007, 3pm Pitt Street Uniting Church264 Pitt Street, Sydney 2000 (Cross Street, Park; one block from Sydney Town Hall) Stephanie Dowrick offers spiritually inclusive, deeply supportive services At Pitt Street Uniting Church each third Sunday at 3pm.   There is always a variety of inspiring readings and teachings from […]

Healing & Spirituality Conference

Sydney, Saturday 20 October 2007, from 8.30amDixson Room, State Library, Macquarie Street, Sydney 2000 The Australian Association of Buddhist Counsellors & Psychotherapists are holding their first annual conference and including a number of key presentations on the theme of “”Healing & Spirituality””.  The morning sessions in particular will be of interest to therapy-minded members of […]

Women living with secondary breast cancer

Adelaide Tuesday  23 October 2007   Brisbane  Wednesday 21 November 2007 As part of the “”Harnessing Hope, Overcoming Hurdles”” programme for women and their support people – run by Breast Cancer Network Australia and the first of its kind in Australia – there will be two very special events in Adelaide and Brisbane.  These events will […]